Classic Austin / Rover Mini 1300 with only 70k kilometers. Japanese version of the Monte Carlo and with the distinctive Monte Carlo interior (red carpets, seats, door panels, etc.) but different details unique to this market as noted in the thread below – other forums note different Monte Carlo colors and specs for Japan-market.
- Chassis: SAXXNNAYCBD096706
- Engine: 12A2DJ33 308829
- Paint code RCR (British Racing Green / White Diamond) and engine code differs from online guidance.
From an online forum, ‘… 200 limited edition models ever build worldwide <snip> The ‘Monte Carlo’ Edition Mini Cooper was built in 1994 as a tribute to Paddy Hopkirk’s Monte Carlo Rally victory thirty years earlier in 1964. It was fitted with special alloy wheels. four spot front headlamps. and a red and cream themed interior reminiscent of the 60’s brocade interior