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MiniWorld February 2021

MiniWorld is the original and best-selling magazine for the Mini. It’s jam-packed with the best modified Minis in the world, from full-on custom cars to beautiful restorations. There’s news, club info and technical features, plus our huge classified section can get you on the road to enjoying the brilliant Mini scene.

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Land:
United Kingdom
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Erscheinungsweise:
Monthly
6,22 €(Inkl. MwSt.)
47,36 €(Inkl. MwSt.)
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all the anniversaries

"You can't keep chasing your first love," said the editor of Autocar magazine when I handed in my notice. It had been great working alongside motoring journos like Chris Harris (wonder what happend to him) but I had just landed my dream job working for MiniWorld. My first day at MiniWorld was 8 January 2001 so it's my 20th anniversary on the day this issue hits the shelves! Thanks to previous ed Monty Watkins for giving me the job and to all you wonderful readers who have come along for the ride so far. MiniWorld celebrates 30 years in 2021 so we will be looking back at some brilliant past feature Minis and I'd love you to email us memories and anecdotes about the mag that we can share in a…

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auckland mini club dyno day

Auckland Mini Club of New Zealand held a Dyno Day on 21 November. It had been postponed twice due to Covid but third time was a success. We had 12 Minis on the rolling road, the most ever, plus two MGs that snuck in! We had a good array of Minis show up with a variety of different engine specs. I was first up and was very nervous. My Mini has a 998cc engine with a Mini Spares manifold and exhaust and I was hoping for around 30-35hp at the wheels so I was very happy to see 36hp on the screen. Top hp for the day was Richard in his supercharged Mini which smashed out 123hp. Jim’s 8-port engine sounds awesome and was just under 100hp. Matt hew’s home-built hillclimb Mini…

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acespeed r launched

Acespeed can now build customers an Acespeed R Mini. “Each car is built to the exact requirement of the customer and their uniqueness ensures that they will retain their value,” said Andy ‘Ace’ Harrison of Acespeed, Shipley, West Yorkshire. Customers can choose the body style, paint colour, interior trim, and engine spec to create their own bespoke Mini with either a new BMH shell or a restored existing one. A road-spec Acespeed R will cost between £40,000 and £50,000 but a competition build will be significantly more. See: www.acespeed.co.uk…

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miniworld 30 years t-shirt competition

To celebrate 30 years of MiniWorld we are giving our lovely readers the chance to design a T-shirt that will be available to MiniWorld subscribers. Here's your chance to get creative and the winner will win a T-shirt with their design on it and a one-year subscription to MiniWorld. The T-shirt needs to have our 30th anniversary logo on one arm, with your design on the front. Keep it simple so that it can be reproduced easily on the T-shirt. Email your design to mw.ed@kelsey.co.uk with "T-shirt comp" as the subject or post it to the usual address by 15 February. Personal details will be destroyed soon after a winner is chosen.…

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santa's mini moke

Sometimes Santa likes to travel in something that has a bit more power than his usual vehicle’s brp (brake reindeer power). For Christmas 2020 he used a Moke to deliver selection boxes to children in Maynooth in County Kildare, near Dublin, Ireland. Oh, OK, Adrian O’Carroll borrowed brother Killian's Moke to take Santa around. Adrian of Irish Mini Owners Club said: “As there was no Christmas party the Residents’ Association wanted a convertible to give out gifts so I said I could go one better. So Santa went around the estate collecting Christmas lists and giving out selection boxes and the kids stayed in front of their houses. It was the perfect Santa sleigh!” Good work!…

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artbybex celebrates 60 years of the mini cooper with new artwork

Artist Bex East of ArtbyBex has launched a new limited-edition artwork which has been signed by Mini motorsport legends. We caught up with her for a Q&A session: Why was it important to you to acknowledge the 60th anniversary of the Mini Cooper? As a fellow Mini enthusiast, I feel it’s so important to appreciate the heritage of our characterful British classic, the Mini! I have already created collectible artwork celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Mini, the rally victories of Paddy Hopkirk and the Minis within famous scenes of The Italian Job movie. For years, I have been waiting to celebrate the Mini Cooper and now the time has come. It’s a real privilege to create 60 artworks celebrating 60 years of the Mini Cooper. Many of your artworks have elements of…