The original Mini is, quite deservedly, considered one of the greatest designs in all of motoring. It’s a triumph of packaging that defined a template still used today. But it had one pretty big flaw, one that was (almost) fixed by a controversial, prostitute-loving, tax-frauding politician, who was also the force…
Sir Alec Issigonis was the creator of the original Mini. If he were alive, which he isn't, his 107th birthday would be on November 18th. And that is when the next Mini will debut.
The little Mini Coupé Concept heralded the start of today's 50th Anniversary of the Mini in all its myriad forms. Now, in honor of this brilliant little car's first half century, we're listing these five all-time best.