29th November 2021

SOLD 1998 Rover Mini Cooper Sportspack. 1275cc MPi. Solar Red. Only 53k. FSH. Full length electric sunroof.


Hi, we are Classic Mini specialists Paul Higgs Cars based in New Milton in Hampshire. We specialise in all things Classic Mini and always have a large selection available at sensible prices. We pride ourselves on offering a friendly environment with objective advice with the occasional cup of tea! We have many years of experience with these amazing cars and we try and match the customer with there perfect Classic Mini. All of our Classic Minis are carefully selected and prepared with a service and MOT and thoroughly checked prior to you starting your Classic Mini adventure.

We are very pleased to offer a stunning 1998 Rover Mini Cooper Sportspack. Finished in Solar red with a contrasting white roof, bonnet stripes and the fantastic and very sought after full length electric sunroof. This is a genuine factory Sportspack Cooper that has lived a charmed life. It has only covered 53k in 23 years with only 4 previous owners and is accompanied with its original handbooks, fully stamped service book, every MOT certificate and a detailed service history. It also has a private number plate that is included with the Mini.

On the road this Mini is a real pleasure to drive. The 1275 engine is very responsive and offers excellent power delivery mated to a precise gearbox. It has four nearly new Yokohama tyres and a side exit Maniflow exhaust so it handles like a Mini should and it has the correct Cooper burble. Then at the touch of a button the driving experience is totally transformed thanks to the fantastic electric sunroof giving the full wind in the hair experience. This an MPI Mini which stands for Multi point fuel injection, all you need to do to enjoy this Cooper is turn the key and go. Further features include a drivers airbag, side impact beams, an alarm and immobiliser and taller gearing, perfect for long distance cruising with the roof open. MPi Minis offer all the charm of the Classic Mini whilst being very easy to own and use.

This Cooper has the full fat interior option, full black leather seats, full length walnut dash with 6 magnolia clocks, matching door caps and contrasting red carpet. The interior is in very good original condition, a sure sign of this Minis cared for life, it also features rear seat belts. The stereo has been upgraded with a Sony CD player, the rest is as it left the factory and it has a very luxurious feel.

This Mini has a very solid shell. It is an unrestored example that has been well cared for. It has its original vented sills, gleaming floor pans and boot floor. The rear subframe is also in very good condition. As you can see from the pics the paintwork is gleaming and it really does belie its vintage, this is an awesome looking Mini that will make its new owner very proud and their friends and neighbours very jealous.

The Mini is fully serviced, checked and will be supplied with a full MOT ready to be enjoyed and driven.

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

Further images and a walk round Video are also available.

We also offer a delivery service.

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



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