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26 Mar

Featured Car: Corgi Juniors 21-C; B.V.R.T. Vita-Mini 1300 Mini-Cooper S;

Posted by Andrew Wood in Corgi, Diecast models

Like me when you first look at this little Corgi you could be forgiven for thinking it's just a bad piece of modelling. Not so. It is a model of a car which actually looked like that.

Quoting from http://mk1-performance-conversions.co.uk/vita_min.htm "The car is a Vita-Min, a Mini - Minisprint with a BVRT 8 Port head and supercharged fuel injection. It is so quick that Jeff rarely gets out of second gear - & that's at 105 mph! This incredible little device undoubtedly the fastest Mini in the world - develops around 180 bhp @ the flywheel& weighs less than an F3 single seater." (1968)

This must have been a truly remarkable little car and it is worth following the link to read all about it. Probably not that practical for the school run.

Click here to open up the item in the Little Wheels shop http://little-wheels.net/collections/frontpage/products/5745


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