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1992 Rover Mini 1000 City E


Friday 11th & Saturday 12th December 2020

  • 11-12-2020
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1992 Rover Mini 1000 City E

Full V5 present, showing 6 former keepers. Paperwork includes MOT certificates, folder of receipts for rebuild, and folder of history documents.

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The vendor has kindly supplied the following:

Specification for Mini J678BVW

 Standard shell fitted with twin tanks and large capacity washer bottle in the boot.

Jack, wheel brace and safety board (sos/ok)

Full safety devices roll cage,

New Sparco bucket seats on new sub frames,

15” leather steering wheel, carpeted,

twin hand held fire extinguishers,

Smiths oil pressure gauge, Smiths ammeter (not connected)

Brantz Tripmeter and Electronic Stopwatch,

Fuses and switches.

New Exide battery.

Fitted Ultralite 7x13 alloy wheels with 175 50 V Yokohomo tyres A539 73V (included is a brand new matching spare wheel and tyre)

Twin 9” Cibie (copies) spotlights with Cibie covers, (wired for additional spots)


Rear subframe,

Has been removed, shot blasted and powder coated and rebuilt by Jonspeed with all new bushes/pin/mounts etc.

Fixed negative camber brackets,


red cones (Mini Spares),

mini fin drums

Protech lowered adjustable shocks


Front subframe,

Has had new pins and bushes fitted by A-Series Spares.

New ball joints,

red cones (Mini Spares),


Protech std height adjustable shocks.

Mini Sport aluminium sump guard (nuts welded to subframe for easy removal).

Brakes upgraded to Metro 4 pot calipers, vented discs, green stuff pads.


Engine and Gearbox,

Straight cut c/r gearbox supplied and fitted by A-Series Spares.

Taken to Jonspeed, who checked over and repaired the gearbox with an engine rebuilt by Tony Street at Jonspeed.

G’box now fitted with 4:1 diff.

Engine re-bored to 1340 with Kent Megadyne slot drive 286 cam, 1.5:1 ratio roller rockers, balanced bottom end assembly.

Cylinder head by Peter Burgess - (stage 3A – trackday/rally), 11:1 cr. 19.5cc chambers.

Duplex timing chain and vernier pulleys.

Toothed belt water pump/alternator drive.

KAD quickshift gearchange..

Specification (continued)


Engine and Gearbox (continued)

Uprated and additional engine steady’s,

aluminium rad,

catch tank,

oil cooler,

Aldon yellow distributor,

New competition leads,

HIF 44 single SU.

Facet fuel pump and regulator

 Rolling road readout at Peter Burgess 110bhp (91 at wheels) – spring 2018

 No more than 2000 miles since rebuild.

 Car has 12 months MOT (Nov 2021)

 All receipts/reports are available with the car.

**This lot will go through our auction on Saturday 12 December**

On display at our Pickering site - Unit 10 Enterprise Way, Thornton Road Industrial Estate, Pickering YO18 7NA - viewings welcome, please call us on 01751 477555. Thank you.


  • Lot Number: 123
  • Year: 1992
  • Make: Rover
  • Model: Mini 1000 City E
  • Registration: J678 BVW
  • Engine Size: 1293
  • Current Milometer Reading: 66,000
  • MOT Expiry Date: 05-11-2021
  • Estimate: £10,500>>>