1979 Mini 1275 GT

A rare New Zealand 1275 GT in white and gold. Not sure whether the seat trim in this example is original. This one was advertised on trademe.co.nz in May 2018 - asking aronud $10K NZD.

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At the time, the seller noted the following: 

  • New rear shocks and knuckle joints; 
  • new front knuckle joints, rubber cones, top arm axle/bearings, lower arm bushes and tie rod bushes; 
  • new needle and seat to carb; 
  • new bushes (x2) to steering rack; 
  • new bush to selector/gearbox; 
  • Brakes honed (front) and entire system bled; 
  • New clevis pins to clutch system and new inner rubber seal and push rod to slave cylinder, brake/clutch pedal removed and welded with new holes drilled for clevis pins; 
  • new accelerator and choke cables; 
  • Oil and filter change, timing corrected; engine and radiator flushed, heater removed, dismantled and cleaned,new heater adapter to bypass hose, head cleaned and checked. 
  • Tyres have plenty of tread. 

Vehicle details

Added on 7 May 2018

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Vehicle Location: Country: 
New Zealand
Build date: 
built in 1979
Manual (floor shift)
154,836 km
Paint Colour/Code: 
White and Gold
Interior Colour/Code: 
Brown cloth
Engine Type: 
4 cylinder
Engine Fuel Type: 
Petrol (4 stroke)
Engine Number: 
Unknown (replaced)
Chassis Number: