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If you want to get your hands on a classic car without breaking the bank, you might want take a look at this cute 1979 Austin Morris Mini Convertible.

It’s going under the hammer at Anglia Car Auctions (ACA) and its pre-auction estimate is just £2,500-£3,000 which makes it an absolute bargain.

The Mini was converted in July 2001 and it was out of harm’s way in storage from 2007 to 2015.

It benefits from new alloys and tyres and has black leather interior with stylish bright yellow piping.

It comes with paperwork, MoTs, photos, handbooks and a wad of invoices totalling in excess of £1,200 from Mini Works spent during the past 18 months.

Despite its manufacture almost 40 years ago, this striking yellow flyer has under 40,000 miles on the clock.


Bright yellow Convertible is one of three Minis up for sale

The Convertible is one of three Mini’s going under the hammer at the ACA sale on Saturday, August 26.

The others are a 1961 Morris Mini Minor valued at £7,000-£8,000 and a 1994 Rover Mini 35 Anniversary editions valued at £3,000-£4,000.

There are more than 80 cars going up for sale during the day.

If you have never owned a Mini and you don’t know what all the fuss is about, find out why people fall in love with them by reading about lifelong Mini owner Simon Crowfoot from Poole in Dorset.

He bought his Mini 1000 for £1,050 in 1974 and 43 years later it’s still in pristine condition and remains his absolute pride and joy.


Specialist broker offers bespoke policies for Mini owners

If you decide the time is right to buy your first Mini, or perhaps upgrade your old one, it’s worth remembering that specialist insurance broker Herts Insurance offers bespoke policies for Mini owners.

Herts Insurance work with a panel of insurance providers and are able to offer policies which are tailor-made for you and your Mini, whether it’s a mint condition 1959 classic Mini, or the latest Mini Cooper S with a JCW pack and additional performance modifications.

As specialists in covering all Minis, both classic and modern, and with an in-depth knowledge of the Mini scene, Herts Insurance can offer top-notch policy at incredibly low prices like these.

For details and advice about the ACA sale on August 26 call 01553 771881 or email