Austin

Early US Export: 1960 Morris 850 Mini

The BMC Mini, initially available under both the Austin and Morris nameplates, was an instant hit when it arrived on the market in England in mid-1959. Exports to the US began in early 1960 where it was sold as… more»

Race Support Transporter: 1960 Austin FFK140

Old race transporters are quite possibly the best reason to buy a humongous, non-running vehicle and park it on your lawn. I can’t abide by most things that fall into this category, but transporters for racing teams are just… more»

Rare Brit: 1950 Austin A90 Atlantic Sports Saloon

European economies took many years to recover following World War II. Nowhere was this more apparent than in Britain, where food and fuel rationing remained in place long after hostilities had ceased. The government acknowledged that the country couldn’t… more»

BF AUCTION: 1935 Austin Ruby Saloon

[wpaheader id=”118″ /] What the Ford Model T did for Americans, the Austin Seven did for the British. The Seven was introduced in 1922, with a design that is surprisingly similar to the Model T or even the Model… more»

Flathead V8 Powered: 1932 Austin Bantam Hot Rod

Someone stuffed a flathead V8 in this little Bantam! They even managed to cram the Ford transmission and rear-end under there. It’s not currently running and the work looks like it was done long ago, but I bet this… more»

1964 Austin Mini Cooper S Barn Find!

This amazing one-owner 1964 Mini Cooper 1275S was pulled out of long-term storage and is for sale. According to the ad, the car has an incredible 31,235 miles on the odometer and was purchased new through Walker Imports in… more»

Beach Cruiser: 1971 Austin Mini Moke

A recent fascination of mine as it relates to the types of automobiles I aspire to own is the cars and trucks that would look perfect parked in an island community, places like the Outer Banks and Nantucket, to… more»

Cooper S Powered: 1962 Austin Mini

If you have never driven an original Mini, then you have missed out on one of life’s great automotive pleasures. Slipping behind the wheel of one of these little pocket rockets is as close as you are likely to… more»

Unrestored Roadster: 29k Mile 1963 Austin-Healey 3000

Roadsters are meant to be driven and, hence, many of them log quite a few miles. This 1963 Austin Healey 3000 HBJ7 than can be seen here on eBay has racked up only 29,000 miles and has had only… more»

British Brick: 1961 Austin Seven Mini

When the original Mini was launched, it was by no means the first front-engined/front-wheel-drive car available to the motoring public. However, one of the characteristics that made it such a sales success was the fact that it represented a… more»

Genuine Cooper S: 1966 Austin Mini Project

This rusty 1966 Mini Cooper is a genuine “S” model, verified by the provided British Motor Heritage Trust certificate. It is a major project, but certainly not past the point of saving. And given the impressive sales prices of… more»

Microcar Barn Find Collection!

A seller on craigslist in Minnesota has listed a large stash of interesting microcars for sale, evidently clearing out a collection of the rare and obscure. You can see everything he has for sale here on craigslist, which also… more»

Pocket Rocket: 1971 Austin Mini

Sometimes you’ll look at a car and just know that driving it will cause you to issue forth with an involuntary scream. Whether it is a scream of pleasure or one of terror, really depends on the car in… more»

Diesel Swap: 1980 Austin Mini

On a global scale, the Mini and its many variations are one of the more iconic compact vehicles of all time, though safety standards barred the Mini from the United States after 1968. However, since the cute hatchback is… more»

Tipsy Gipsy: 1960 Austin Gipsy

At just under 12-feet in length, this 1960 Austin Gipsy 4×4 would get lost in a sea of gigantic SUVs on the road today. I think that this is about the perfect size for an off-road vehicle, or even… more»

EXCLUSIVE: British Barn Finds In Texas

Over the past few decades, Reader Buckey T has been collecting British Classics, although there are a few American cars in the mix as well. His collection has a little bit of everything, from Daimler sedans to a Triumph based… more»