1964 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275cc (MK1)

This rare and early model 1275cc Austin Cooper S was offered through petrolicious.com in January 2017. Originally a British car, it retains its right hand driving position, and the seller has confirmed that the colour combination accounted for less than 100 of the cars built. The seller also confirmed that the car had major mechanical and body restoration work done in 2006. The US received the Austin Cooper S in relatively low numbers compared with other nations, and this is a great opportunity for an enthusiast in the US to grab an early piece of the Cooper S story. With a price tag at $50,000 (USD), you may think it's a bit steep, but original cars like these cars are headed well beyond this level in the next decade, and such an early example would prove a good long term investment.

A credit to Huseyin Erturk for the amazing photography!

If you have an original Cooper S (whether it be Morris or Austin), please add it to Classic Register so we can preserve the vehicle's details for the future. If you're interested in the original Cooper S, please have a look at the various versions of the Cooper S information guides provided here on Classic Register.

Vehicle details

Added on 30 Jan 2017

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Vehicle Location: Country: 
United States
Build date: 
built in July 1964
Manual (floor shift)
7,935 miles
Paint Colour/Code: 
Fiesta Yellow with Old English White roof
Interior Colour/Code: 
Powder Blue with Grey and Gold Brocade
Engine Fuel Type: 
Petrol (4 stroke)
Engine Number: 
Chassis Number: