The original Mini, built in Longbridge in Birmingham, has been voted the best-ever British car in a survey of Autocar readers.
Produced by British Motor Corporation in 1959
Created by Sir Alec Issigonis
First 'front-wheel-drive' car
New Mini launched in 2001
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