This Week’s Express Wheels – 1972 Mini Clubman Estate

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Name: Philip Kane

From: Auckland

When did you acquire it: Six years ago, and it’s now done its third Pork Pie run to Invercargill

Has it been altered in any way? Yes, Cooper S brakes front and rear, new wiring, new seats, the whole van has been completely redone

What is it worth? $25,000

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Any windy hills in the north or south, it’s all good. Favourite road trip, from Kaitaia to Invercargill

Best driving experience? On windy roads

What other vehicles of note have you owned? 1965 Riley Elf, 1979 Mini Leyland round-nose

Best music to drive to? Anything from Pink Floyd

Describe your driving style: Laid back, easy going

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? 1962 Falcon

Event: Pork Pie Charity Run 2019

How did the event go? It went really well, it was a great experience catching up with friends

How did the car perform during the journey? Excellent! Haven’t used any oil or water

Engine:1275cc

Transmission: Five speed transmission

Colour: British racing green with white roof

Photos: Laura Smith

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