The Morris Minor is a British car that debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948. Designed under the leadership of Alec Issigonis, more than 1.3 million were manufactured between 1948 and 1972 in three series: the MM (1948 to 1953), the Series II (1952 to 1956) and finally the 1000 series (1956 to 1971).
Initially available as a two-door saloon and tourer (convertible), the range was expanded to include a four-door saloon in 1950, a wood-framed estate (the Traveller) from October 1953 and panel van and pick-up truck variants from May 1953. It was the first British car to sell over one million examples] and is considered a classic example of automotive design, as well as typifying “Englishness”.
This lovely example is presented in Bermuda Blue with a two-tone interior, and with a mileage reading of just 48,000 miles we are sure will provide many more years of classic motoring for the lucky next owner.
Offered at No Reserve on 18th May 2019 at Chiswick House.