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Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

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Jay Leno and a Few Friends Sound Off on Their Personal Favorites

Buyer's Guides: Collecting Smalls: Tiny Cars Can Yield Big Thrills

Wonder if a small car can really be fun? Just ask any Mini owner.

Austin project cars

1967 Mini Cooper S

Our 1967 Austin Mini is a rare Cooper S model, and under its sleepy exterior lies original Tartan Red paint, a complete Cooper S drivetrain, and hydrolastic suspension. Our friends ...

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Austin Readers' Rides

Feb 11, 2011 by Restoross
1952 Austin A40 Somerset

Powered by a race-prepped 1950cc MGB engine. APT VP-12 cam, rimflow valves ported/polished head with Harland-Sharpe 1.6 roller rockers, 45DCOE-9 weber, tourist trophy SS header and SS exhaust. Backed by ...

Jul 16, 2009 by Flygirl
1965 Austin Cooper S

A 1965 Austin Cooper S, LHD and raced since almost new! The BMIHT certificate lists this car as built on April 8th, 1965, and dispatched to the dealer in Portland,OR ...

Nov 28, 2009 by moutard
1968 Austin J4

A Major Project for the car club this is a very rare Austin delivery van. Few Commercials were imported into Canada so to find a left hand drive BMC Van ...

Jul 16, 2009 by brooks9339
1962 Austin mini

FULL TUBE FRAME, REAR WHEEL DRIVE, 2.3 LT. COSWORTH DURATECH, T-5 TRANS., 9 INCH REAR END, COIL OVER SUSPENSION, KIRKEY SEATS, AUTOMETER GAUGES, MOMO STEERING WHEEL, FOUR WHEEL DISC. WITH ...

Feb 28, 2011 by rl48mini
1960 Austin mini

vintage racer 1293cc with all the usual go-fast goodies, weber, 3-syncro close ratio gearbox with limited slip, cooper 'S' brakes, hi-lo adjustable suspension, usually Revolution wheels with Yokohama A008,

May 21, 2010 by fastclown
Austin Mini - Minissan ZSX

1962 Austin Mini shell/subframe/bits + 1980’s Nissan 300ZX V6 3.0L (VG30)engine + 1990’s Nissan 300ZX 5 speed transmission + 1991 Nissan 240SX LSD rear end and suspension + Holley 500cfm ...

Jul 16, 2009 by dlanier
1936 Austin Seven Pearl Cabriolet

My little Pearl. Pretty much original, but well used. Runs nicely, but need new top and a respray. Interior trim is pretty much gone, and I have a new wiring ...

Austin Ran When Parked

Found a Austin in Fort MacLeod, AB on June 5, 2008

Austin A125 Sheerline with a 3995 cc OHV straight six engine. About 8000 made. Right hand drive with British plates (MKL 933).

Found a Austin in Near Atlanta, GA on Oct. 16, 2008

Found this one on my way to the Italian Car Day in GA. Old Autsin American on a pole.

Found a Austin in Hampton, VA on Aug. 16, 2009

A friend of mine was flagged down while driving his daily driven mini and asked if he wanted to buy another one. This is what he saw. Lots and lots of rust.

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