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Motor Car - British Motor Corporation (BMC), Morris Mini Cooper, Australia, 1964 Reg. No: ST 035161
- The Museum's car is a 1964 Morris Mini Cooper built in Australia by British Motor Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd (B.M.C.) with a 998 cc engine. Vehicle type is YKA2S1, car number 3492, with engine number 9F A/SA/L 1659.
The original owner sold the car to Daniel Carroll in Melbourne in 1966 who retained it until 1984 when it was purchased by the Museum. It had been repainted in red and white colours by Mr Carroll and shows 40,000 miles on the odometer. The Victorian registration plate IHG-530 that is curently fitted to the car is not the one issued with the vehicle, which was JDH-180.
- Inside boot of car there is a battery and spare tyre.
|Dimensions:||1350 mm (Height), 1410 mm (Width), 3150 mm (Length)|
|Weight:||635 kg (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||motor cars, vma, vma2, thass1, 4207, austube, innovation design, brochures|
|Themes this item is part of:||Morris (BMC) Mini, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Motor Vehicles|
|Tertiary Classification:||motor cars|
|Inscriptions:||Motor vehicle manufacturers identification plate mounted on driver's side of engine bay firewall behind the engine reads:
'BRITISH MOTOR CORPORATION
(AUSTRALIA) PTY. LTD.
CORRESPONDENCE MUST QUOTE THESE NUMBERS:
CAR NO. [ 3492 ]
ENGINE NO. [ 9F A /SA/L 1659 ]
COLOUR [1/NURBURG WHITE/3 ]
[ TARTAN RED ]
GUARANTEE CEASES ON REMOVAL OF THIS PLATE'
|Model Name/Number:||Mini Cooper|
|Manufacturer:||British Motor Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd (BMC), Australia, 1964|
|Designer:||Sir Alec Issigonis, England, Great Britain, 1956-1959|
|Designer:||Mr Alex Moulton, England, Great Britain, 1956-1959|
|Past Owner:||Daniel Carroll, Victoria, Australia, 1966-1984|