Auction finds: You’ll want this Shorty if the classic Mini isn’t mini enough for you

And if that’s the case, we wonder what you think of BMW Minis, then
by Greg Potts | Oct 24, 2021
PHOTO: Car & Classic
CAR BRANDS IN THIS ARTICLE

Desperate for your car to stand out from the crowd? Once, that meant following the old adage ‘bigger is better,’ but every human (and their pet) on earth is now driving an SUV, so it’s time to think outside the box.

Or perhaps that should be inside a teeny tiny box. Yep, you’ll be wanting this brilliantly bright-orange Mini Shorty. There have been tons of Mini Shorty conversions over the years (the original just wasn’t small enough for some), but most of those are convertibles. This is a much rarer hardtop ‘sedan’ that began life as a beige Morris Mini 1000.

Continue reading below ↓
Continue reading below ↓
Recommended Videos

It’s unclear when it was chopped up to make this little orange shoe, but we do know that it has just undergone a full body restoration and respray. Oh, and it’s now up for sale over on Car & Classic. At the time of writing the bidding is up to £2,700 (P190,000) with over six days left.

Continue reading below ↓

What do we think, Internet?

Continue reading below ↓

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

See Also

Top Gear Philippines is now on Quento! Click here to download the app and enjoy more articles and videos from Top Gear Philippines and your favorite websites.

View other articles about:
PHOTO: Car & Classic
  • Quiz Results

  • TGP Rating:
    /20

    Starts at ₱

    TGP Rating:
    /20
    Starts at ₱