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Mini-Minor 1959-1969
Bhp graphs

Dimensions

 

Automatic transmission optional extra from October 1965.

 

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Mini 1959-1969

Engine

 
Mark I
Mark II
Cooper
Type
8AM (auto 8AH)
9F

Number of cylinders

4
4
4
Bore mm
63
64.6
62.4
Stroke mm
68.3
76.2
81.3
Capacity cc
848
998
997
Valves
overhead
overhead
overhead
RAC hp rating
CR
8.3:1 (auto 9:1)
8.3:1
high 9:1, low 8.3:1
BHP (graphs)
34
38
55
at rpm
5500
5250
6000
Valve timing
inlet opens
ATDC
ATDC
ATDC
inlet closes
ABDC
ABDC
ABDC
exhaust opens
BBDC
BBDC
BBDC
exhaust closes
ATDC
ATDC
ATDC
Cooling
Fan and impeller
Fan and impeller
Fan and impeller
Electrics
12-volt positive earth
12-volt positive earth
12-volt positive earth
Gearbox
4-speed synchromesh
4-speed synchromesh
4-speed synchromesh
Petrol tank capacity
5.5 gallons
Traveller 6.5
5.5 gallons
Traveller 6.5
5.5 gallons
11 gallons (S)

Petrol pump

SU electric
SU electric
SU electric
Carburation
SU HS2
SU HS2
Automatic HS4
SU twin HS2

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Dimensions
 
Mark I
Mark II
Cooper
Wheelbase
saloon, Moke 6' 8" Traveller 7' 2"
saloon, Moke 6' 8" Traveller 7' 2"
6' 8"
Track
48.2"
47.4"
47.7"
Length
10' 0"
10' 0"
10' 0"
Width
4' 7 1/2"
4' 7 1/2"
4' 7 1/2"
Weight
12 cwt
12 cwt 2qtr
12cwt 3qtr
Front suspension
Independent rubber
Independent rubber or hydrolastic
Independent rubber or hydrolastic
Rear suspension
Independent rubber
Independent rubber or hydrolastic
Independent rubber or hydrolastic
Axle ratio
3.765
3.44
3.765
Tyre size
145-10 radial
5.20x10 crossply
145-10 radial
5.20x10 crossply
145-10 radial
5.20x10 crossply
Brakes
Lockheed hydraulic
Lockheed hydraulic
Lockheed hydraulic
Drum size
7" diameter
7" diameter, twin leading shoe front
Disc
Steering

rack and pinion

rack and pinion

rack and pinion

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Performance
0 to 50 mph secs
16.9
17.2
12.6
0 to 60 mph secs
27.0
26.2
18.0
standing quarter secs
23.5
22.7
20.9
Fuel consumption mpg
39
34
26.8 
Maximum speed
75
79
 87

 

Body styles and colours
 
Doors
1959
1961
Saloon
2
 red
white
blue
 Duotone
Mini Traveller
2

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Chassis numbers
Mark I
Morris Mini-Minor
1959-1964
Mark II
Saloon
101 onward
Traveller,
19101 onward
1967 - October 1969

Mini-Cooper

138311 onward.
Mini-Moke
March 1963 - May 1968
Total
   

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