Original Mini goes to auction

The world's oldest original Mini is being auctioned after being kept in a garage in West Sussex for 25 years.

  1. Sarah Cooper

Non-runner set to sell for £15,000

The rusty Austin Mini Se7en De Luxe Saloon Credit: Bonhams

This decrepit motor was only the eighth to be made in the UK when it rolled off the production line in 1959 and is thought to be the oldest unrestored Mini in existence. Despite its condition the Mini is being described as a 'classic'.

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