Mini 1100 Special 1979 (20th anniversary) ‘Silver’ to Rose
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Mini Advantage LE 1987 specifications
Engine (12F)
4 cylinder in-line, 8 overhead valves
Displacement: 1,098cc
Bore & Stroke: 64.59mm x 83.73mm
Compression ratio: 8.5 to 1
Carburation: twin SU
Power output: 45bhp at 5,250rpm
Max Torque 56 lb/ft at 2,700rpm

Maximum speed: 84mph
0-60 mph: 16.6secs
Fuel consumption: 35mpg

Front wheel drive
4-speed manual,
Final drive ratio: 3.11

Hydraulic, servo assisted
Front: disc Rear: drum

Rack & pinion

Front & back: rubber cone,
hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers
Exacton 10-inch alloy, ?165/70x10 tyres

Pressed steel monocoque

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 80in
Track front: 48.2in
Track front: 46.2in
Overall length: 120.25in
Overall width: 55.5in
Overall height: 53in
Ground clearance: 6in
Turning circle: 28.23ft
Kerb weight: 1,375 lbs
Fuel tank: 7.5gals

1100 Special Production
1979: 3,100 (doubled)
Price new in 1979: £3,300

Total Mini production
(1959 - 2000) of all ?variants: 5,387,862