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Mini : the true and secret history of the making of a motor car

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: London : Faber, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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The original and compelling story of a remarkable car with a unique heritage. Both the old Mini and the new MINI are symbols of the age that created them. The car that was originally designed for austerity and efficiency soon came to represent individuality and classlessness, features that continue to define the car today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Garfield
ISBN: 9780571248117 057124811X
OCLC Number: 559805331
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 285 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Simon Garfield.
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In 1959, the first Mini was produced on an assembly line at Cowley, near Oxford. It would take a team of supremely talented designers, engineers and production-line workers to build a car that was  Read more...

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