12th December 2019

SOLD 1998 Rover Mini Cooper Sportspack. 1275cc MPi. Hawaiian Blue. Stunning show quality restoartion. Many extras.


We are very pleased to offer an absolutely stunning show quality Hawaain Blue 1998 Mini Cooper Sportspack. No expense has been spared to create this beautiful Cooper and the attention to detail and finish are impeccable resulting in a Mini that could easily compete at any show or just be your absolute pride and joy. The restoration has been thorough and exacting and this Cooper also has a whole host of upgardes totalling considerably more than its asking price, the details of this will be outlined in this listing but viewing is highly advised to appreciate this Minis quality. Before I give an overview of the restoartion we have still have a rare Hawaain Blue Sportspack Cooper with the very sought after full length electric sunroof which has only covered 62k in 21 years and is accompanied with a large service history folder dating right back to day one and its original owners handbook and service books and both keys and fobs, it does also have a personalised number plate which is staying with the Cooper.

It has been competely restored and upgarded over a two year period, as detailed below.

Full body restoration using Heriatge panels, including front wings, front panel, scuttle A panlels, both inner and outer sills, front floors, boot floor, boot lid and rear valance and a full respray to a very high standard.
Furthermore the body received all new window and door seals, all new chrome, new lights front and rear, new spotlights and indiactors.

Once this work had been completed the Mini was moved to the next level with a complete overhaul of the engine, transmission and running gear which comprised of:
A full engine rebuild and a rebore to 1293cc Fast road 90 BHP spec and fitted with a Mini Sport stage three cylinder head, Roller tip rockers, fuel pressure regulator, 3 branch Maniflow LCB, Fletcher 3 inch Stainless steel exhaust, 52mm throttle body and a K&N panel filter. New radiator and all coolant hoses replaced, rebuilt gearbox with X pin diff and central oil pick up pipe in short, everything under the bonnet is new. The results are fantastic.

The upgardes do not stop there, it also boasts Mini Sport 4 pot Callipers, grooved and drilled discs, braided brake hoses, Minifin rear drums, and all new back plates and brake lines, Spax adjustable shocks and Hi-Los take care of the suspension and it received all new bushes at the same time. Please bear in mind that this is an overview of the work and not a complete list.

On the road this Cooper is great fun to drive, It has a fantastic soundtrack through the Fletcher Stainless exhaust, the engine pulls very well through the gears and as you would imagine the gearbox is taught and precise. The handling is fantastic and the whole experience is just fun. This Cooper also has a full length electric sunroof so at the touch of a button the driving experience is transformed giving you the full wind in the hair experience. This is also an MPi Mini or Multi point fuel injection which means all you need to do is turn the key and go. They also feature a drivers airbag, side impact beams, an alarm and immobiliser and taller gearing for long distance cruising.

The interior is very well presented and has full Cooper embossed Black leather seats, new front door cards, Walnut door caps, full length Walnut six clock dash with Magnolia gauges, centre console with additional Oil pressure gauge and 12V socket. There is also a Kenwood CD/USB/AUX stereo and new fitted matts.

As you can imagine it is beautifully presented with a Flawless paint finish and its also the same colour underneath, it is fully serviced and has a long MOT and is ready to go. It represents a fantastic oppurtunity for a lucky new owner to acquire a stunning Mini with the correct upgardes in an amazing condition.

Vieiwngs are welcome and I am happy to answer questions you may have either through here or on 07752414395 or 01425 839617 (Paul)

A delivery service is also available.

We have also teamed up with Pegasus finance helping you to spread the cost of your Classic. The easy to use link is on this website.

We are constantly preparing Classic Minis for sale so please get in touch with your requirements as we are always happy to help.