1971 Innocenti Mini Cooper

1971 Innocenti Mini Cooper

This 1971 Innocenti Mini Cooper is a Mini built under license in Italy and outfitted with some select upgrades and changes. It’s already a fun, capable weekend runabout, and it can even hit the highway on occasion.

Latest updates

Jul
10
Jul 10, 2013
See Our Innocenti Mini Cooper This Weekend at Mad Dogs & Englishmen

Now that our other Mini is running, it’s going to get some fresh air.

May
28
May 28, 2013
Our Innocenti Is Doing Okay

Eclectic's prognosis on our Innocenti Mini: not bad at all.

May
15
May 15, 2013
Reviving Our Innocenti Mini

Eclectic Motorworks is going to give our Italian Mini some much needed love.

Dec
23
Dec 23, 2011
Generating Some Electricity

Rebuilding our Mini's generator.

Apr
24
Apr 24, 2009
Motoring Around

Despite a busy schedule, we're still giving the Mini some love. If it was a dog, it would wag its tail.

Apr
07
Apr 7, 2009
Another Weekend, Another Outing

After attending the All British Car Show for years as spectators, this time we actually participated.

Feb
23
Feb 23, 2009
Weekend Getaway

Our cooling problems are fixed, so we took the Mini out for the weekend.

Jan
29
Jan 29, 2009
Cool Runnings

Our Mini is cool once again.

Jan
23
Jan 23, 2009
Mini Progress

We now have a working thermostat.

Dec
05
Dec 5, 2008
No News Is No News

More cooling woes.

Aug
05
Aug 5, 2008
A Mini Mini Update

A small update on an equally small car.

Jul
02
Jul 2, 2008
Parts Are on the Way

We've ordered the new cooling system parts.

Jun
22
Jun 22, 2008
Hot Stuff!

Looks like we got the summertime blues.

Apr
13
Apr 13, 2008
Mini Gets Around

Taking a nice weekend drive in the Innocenti Mini.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2008
Skating Around

Gojaks: How David parks three cars in a two-car garage.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2008
New Tires for Our Mini

We bought new tires for our Mini. No, they're not golf cart tires.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2008
The Innocenti Gets Authenticated

Our Mini gets vintage plates.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2008
The Italian Job Comes to Classic Motorsports

After spending way too much time debating what classic to get, our editor finally purchased a 1971 Innocenti Mini Cooper.

Feb
11
Feb 11, 2008
Let's Motor

David puts some miles on the freshly tuned Mini, and gives both the Innocenti and his camera a workout.

Jan
24
Jan 24, 2008
Getting a Carl Heideman Tune-Up

Little British car guru Carl Heideman gives our Innocenti Mini the once-over.

Nov
28
Nov 28, 2007
More Mini Wheels

Our editor has a thing for wheels.

Apr
10
Apr 10, 2007
Mini Lovin'

Our Innocenti gets some loving.

Nov
13
Nov 13, 2006
A Mini Road Trip

Historic Sportscar Racing and our Mini go to Daytona.

Aug
12
Aug 12, 2006
I Feel So Flat

Mysterious flat tires bedevil our Mini.

Jun
27
Jun 27, 2006
Sea Trials Continue

The Mini gets a shake down cruise on the interstate

Jun
18
Jun 18, 2006
Mini's Maiden Voyage

We just got back from our maiden voyage with the Cooper, and there’s good news and bad news.

Jun
01
Jun 1, 2006
Well That Was Easy

Our Mini gets one step closer to the street now that it's papers are in order.

May
20
May 20, 2006
Make Room for Mini

Without calling a contractor or pulling a permit, how do you turn a two-car garage into a three-car garage? Easy: Buy a Mini.

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