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Austin Mini 1000 HLE - 1982 *No reserve

Don't be fooled by its size, few other cars can compete with the original Mini when it comes to fun behind the wheel. To make matters worse, these little cars are cheap to maintain and their mechanics are indestructible. This partially restored example in very nice condition is ready to go and will easily slip under your Christmas tree.

Mileage66,700 km
Motor4 cyl.
Gray cardfrench
LocationFrance, Vaujours (93410)
DeliveryAvailable at an additional cost
Reserve PriceNo



This 1982 Rover Mini 1000 HLE is a 6th hand of French origin. It was acquired in June 2018 by the current owner and has benefited from a partial restoration of which all invoices (nearly 2000€ worth of parts) and photos of the work can be seen in the gallery. The car shows 66,700km although this mileage cannot be verified. The car is registered in the name of the seller and has a favorable technical control less than 6 months old. The Histovec link is available here.

Austin Mini classic 1000 HLE 1982 annonce occasion enchères

On the outside, this Mini is in very good condition. The paint has been partially redone in the original Leyland White color following the body work done and shows only a few visible defects in the gallery. The following have been redone: the rocker panels, the trunk and rear skirt corners, the left front door triangle, the rear and right front floor corners. The rear trunk and the roof have been repainted. The body no longer shows any perforating corrosion. A few dents are to be noted on the front fenders and the roof. The door and rear window seals have been replaced. Headlight grills have been installed and the mirrors replaced with stainless steel ones.

Austin Mini classic 1000 HLE 1982 annonce occasion enchères

The interior of this Mini 1000 is in very good condition. This vintage is one of the last to have the original seats without headrests. The original fabric and imitation upholstery is in very good condition except for the driver's seat showing tears on the seat. Plastics and trims are in very good condition. Instrumentation and equipment are all functional, including ventilation and heating. This Mini is also equipped with a custom bluetooth sound bar under the rear seats.

Austin Mini classic 1000 HLE 1982 annonce occasion enchères

The mechanics are in very good condition. The 4 cylinders of 998cc "Economy" type developed 42hp when it left the factory. The engine has benefited from many works. In 2018 were done:
- Ultrasonic cleaning, gasket change and carburetor adjustment
- Installation of a "stage 1" kit including an intake manifold, a carburetor needle, a complete exhaust line and a sport air filter
- Spark plugs, spark plug cables, igniter head changes
- Change of water pump and calorstat (82°), draining of the water circuit and change of hoses
- Adjustment of valve clearances

Recently, an engine oil change was performed in June 2020. The engine starts perfectly cold and hot, has a stable idle, makes no abnormal noises and seems to have full power. The 4 speed manual transmission works perfectly, shifting and locking well in all gears.

Austin Mini classic 1000 HLE 1982 annonce occasion enchères

The undercarriage has been extensively refurbished. The work includes:
- Changing the rear cradle
- Repair of the rear suspension arm axles
- Change of all brake lines (except the 2 front ones)
- Replacement of the 4 brake drums and 6 receivers (4 front and 2 rear)
- Change of the spi seals of the gearbox outlet
- Change of the cardan bellows

The car has 4 aluminum rims type Minilight equipped with tires in very good condition. The car drives and brakes perfectly, without any play or abnormal noise.

Austin Mini classic 1000 HLE 1982 annonce occasion enchères

The seller is a private individual located in Vaujours (93) and accepts visits during the sale. The car is sold with its normal French registration in the name of the seller and a favorable technical control of less than 6 months.

The car is sold without reserve price.

Auction information


Auction opening date: Jeudi 12 November 2020 08:00
Auction end date: Samedi 21 November 2020 21:00

Note: Any new bid placed in the last 2 minutes pushes back the counter of 2 additional minutes ("anti-sniping").

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Auction information

Auction opening dates: jeudi 12 novembre 2020 - 00:00
Auction end date: samedi 21 novembre 2020 - 21:18

Notes : Any new auction placed in the last 2 minutes pushes the counter by 2 additional minutes ("anti-sniping" system).

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