Call Us Today (714) 841-1949
(After Hours) 657-464-5674
18471 Repair Ln, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Or email us greatservice@hheaven.com
img

Latest news

The Official H.Heaven Customer Information Site, where we post articles, alerts, customer repair status and everyday things that you can do to help make your car run better and last longer

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form

Why the Mini Cooper is still working

Posted by on in H.Heaven Easy Auto Repair
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 1814
  • 0 Comments
  • Subscribe to this entry
  • Print

It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini.

The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive icon of the first order and it's high time it featured in an episode of Petrolicious. Of course, the video gurus did it right, filming this handsome 1971 Mini, which has been modified to accommodate the 1,275-cc four-cylinder from the Mini Cooper S of the time.

Its owner, Sumner Norman, describes life with his right-hand-drive, UK-spec Mini. Naturally, he points out some of the idiosyncrasies inherent with a car built under the guise of British Leyland, including some of well known reliability woes, which he says is the car "going British." Mostly, though, he just seems to have a good time with the little hatch.

Take a look at the latest from Petrolicious and this plucky British import.

0

Comments

  • No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest
Guest December Monday, 05 2016