• Mini 1499GT: Limited Edition Exploits Classic '70s History

    6 days ago - By Car and Driver

    The history of Mini is rich with remarkable and collectible models. One of them is the 1275GT, launched in 1969 and fitted with the same engine that powered the original Cooper S. Now, Mini tries to cash in by evoking that legendary model's spirit with the new 1499GT. - As with its historical predecessor, the 1499GT's model designation is derived from its engine displacement in cubic centimeters. The new model is fitted with a 1.5-liter three-cylinder that makes 101 horsepower. Though short on power, this engine may fit the Mini's character better than the unremarkable four-cylinder...
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  • Mini 1499GT: Limited Edition Exploits Classic '70s History, for U.K. Buyers Only

    Mini 1499GT: Limited Edition Exploits Classic '70s History, for U.K. Buyers Only

    6 days ago - By Car and Driver


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