1974 Austin Mini Clubman Chopped Roof

Historic / Portugal

Price: 22.000 €

Description

Get ready to experience the thrill of racing history with this 1974 Austin Mini Clubman Chopped Roof. Born from the rich heritage of Portuguese motorsport, this Mini is more than just a car – it's a testament to the passion and dedication of its drivers and builders.

In the realm of racing, the quest for competitive advantage often leads to innovative modifications, and examples like the Mini Broadspeed stands as a prime example of this ingenuity. During its era, many Mini racers adopted the practice of chopping the roof to enhance aerodynamics and overall performance on the track. This modification not only reduced drag but also improved stability at high speeds, allowing the Mini to reach its full potential on straights and corners alike. By embracing such alterations, drivers and teams sought to gain an edge over their rivals, showcasing the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines the world of racing.

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, this car that we bring you for sale made waves in the Portuguese racing scene, capturing the hearts of enthusiasts and spectators alike.
From its powerful 1380cc engine to its reinforced chassis and roll cage, every aspect of this Mini has been optimized for performance and safety.

But beyond its technical prowess, this Mini embodies the spirit of Portuguese motorsport – a spirit of innovation, camaraderie, and sheer determination. Whether you're a seasoned racer or a nostalgic enthusiast, this car is sure to ignite your passion for the sport.

Don't miss your chance to own a piece of racing history. Contact us today for more information on this iconic Austin Mini Clubman Chopped Roof.

Details
FIA Group 5
FPAK Technical Passport
Weight: 675 KG

Engine:
1380cc displacement
Weber 48 DCO carburetor with direct airflow
Long-worked intake manifold
Tuned cylinder head
ARP head studs
Minisport 1.5 roller rockers
High-flow oil pump
544 camshaft
Adjustable distribution
A-block engine with closed wall at the central support plus reinforcement with bar
A+ connecting rods
010 crankshaft with STD supports and connecting rods, tempered and balanced along with flywheel and clutch assembly
MED ULTRA LIGHT flywheel plus clutch plate
Orange press and reinforced disc
Distributor with electronic module
Red Bosch coil
Adjustable rev limiter

Transmission:
Close-ratio straight-cut gearbox
Salisbury limited-slip differential
Central oil sucker

Suspension and Brakes:
Steering box with steering column alignment with the seat
Koni shock absorbers
Cooper S brakes, with Ferodo pads

Cooling System:
Front-mounted water radiator with electric fan
13-channel oil radiator

Exhaust:
LARGE BORE exhaust manifold

Interior:
Integral 6-support roll bar with reinforced brackets
4 black GT rims 10” X 6”
4 red REVOLUTION rims 10” X 6”
Multiple DUNLOP slick tires
RRS 5-point competition belts, homologated until 12/2027
OMP GT2i bucket seat, homologated until 12/2024
Unused 33 cm competition steering wheel
Front and rear stabilizer bars
Integral SPARCO roll bar
Fixed ballast and extinguisher on the passenger floor
Button Start
Cut-off switch inside and outside
Reconfigured in original decoration
Hood and fenders in one piece, foldable and in fiberglass
Doors and trunk lid in fiberglass
Weight with ballast – 675 kg (minimum for Group 5)

Additional info

Power (HP) -
Year of production 1974
Weight 675
Date of last rebuild 02/2023
Mileage -
VAT included in the shown price? No
Item condition Used
Ad ID #5392
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Racemarket Sales Iberia
Racemarket Sales Iberia
Posting for 2+ years
Contact person: Mr. Rui Araújo
Available for all sales inquiries, consignment of race cars from Spain and Portugal, finding a race car for you and more.
Email: ruiaraujo@racemarket.net
Phone:+351914049087
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