Origamini
Classic & Sportscar, Minissima, August 2008
‘Despite its futuristic appearance, beneath the skin it was more Ted Rogers than Buck Rogers since designer William Towns used the 848cc A-series engine and sub frames from a 1961 Mini. He also used the car's automatic gearbox, positioning the gear change lever to the right hand side of the driver, freeing up more space between the front seats for better access from the rear door.'

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