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1981 Austin Mini 1000HL

Owner: Lucas Sebastian VazquezLocation: Santa Fe, ArgentinaYear, Make, and Model: 1981 Austin Mini 1000HL Dreams are often best enjoyed when you can turn them into reality. For Lucas Vazquez in Santa Fe, Argentina, he’s done just that. For as long as Lucas can remember, his passion for unique, classic automobiles has brought him joy and inspiration. Even as …

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Jaguar

What’s the Best British Sports Car?

Great Britain is famous for making fun-to-drive sports cars. Some of the most fantastic-driving coupes and convertibles around have been built by British companies, giving the car world years of enjoyment behind the wheel. I’m partial to the Lotus Elise. Not the supercharged one either, just the base, naturally aspirated version. It’s not complex or hard …

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John-Cooper

How a Small British Company Beat the Top Teams in Motorsport

Though automobile racing has been with us as long as the automobile has, it wasn’t until the healing years after WWII that it began to come into its own. During this time, new motorsport operations sprung up and contributed to the advancement of technology and engineering in racing cars — and subsequently — road cars. But there was one …

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Classic Mini Voted Best British Car of All Time

In the little over 100 years since cars started reshaping our lives, a couple of them managed to write history and be forever engraved in our collective memory as absolute masterpieces. Sure, everyone has a different opinion as to which model was most important in the overall evolution of the automobile as a species and …

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1981 Austin Mini 1000HL

Owner: Lucas Sebastian VazquezLocation: Santa Fe, ArgentinaYear, Make, and Model: 1981 Austin Mini 1000HL Dreams are often best enjoyed when you can turn them into reality. For Lucas Vazquez in Santa Fe, Argentina, he’s done just that. For as long as Lucas can remember, his passion for unique, classic automobiles has brought him joy and inspiration. Even as …

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From Mini Minor to Mini Cooper: Here’s a Mini lesson

Donut Media takes us through Mini’s history in 11 minute The Mini brand, of course, hasn’t always existed as we know it today — a subsidiary of BMW. The company started life as a model that wore both Morris and Austin badges. At the time, Austin and Morris were owned by the British Motor Corporation, …

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Every Mini Cooper Should Sound This Good

This Austin Mini with an Arden 8-Port engine sings one incredible song When Mini redesigned the new Mini Cooper, its size grew pretty significantly over the previous version. But in relation to the rest of the cars on the road these days, Minis are still pretty small. They’re also pretty fun to drive, and actually sound pretty good …

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