1968 Morris Minor for sale 101394786
1968 Morris Minor
$18,900
New England Classics
(877) 762-5497
Email
Advertisement

1968 Morris Minor

Van Car for sale by New England Classics in Stratford, Connecticut 06615

Sponsored
Or $294 / mo. Get Personalized Payment

$18,900

Email Dealer

By using this service you accept the terms of Autotrader Specialty's Visitor Agreement.

Advertisement

Related Articles

Vintage Japanese Cars: Nissan's Online Heritage Collection

If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.

VW Kombi Van Seeing Resurgence in Popularity

The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.

Advertisement

Classic Car Overview

A very very rare Minor......a Panel Van as often used by small businesses, the Post Office, and other commercial uses in England.

And as rare as they these cars are in the U.S.A., THIS CAR is far rarer. Being factory fitted with twin side windows on each side of the rear bodywork.

Some notes on this subject.....have searched through publications on Morris Minors and the only mention of a Panel Van with windows states that it was done experimentally by BMC but due to putting the car in a higher tax bracket, the idea was dropped.

Have written to Morris Minor clubs and specialists in England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout the U.S. And what I learned was this special body was built when these cars were assembled in New Zealand. Which is from where the last owner told us he imported this Panel van. All of which ties in with the New Zealand inspection and club stickers on the windows. (and if anyone out thee has more information, would be thrilled to include it in our advertisements)

As for the car itself.....excellent floors and body, excellent 1100cc engine (we were told it was rebuilt and we checked....compression is 165 to 175 psi in every cylinder....like new) and rib case semi close ratio transmission, arrived with a noisy water pump and worn out radiator, installed a new water pump and high efficiency aluminum radiator. Wiring harness is either fairly new or excellent original, heater works as do all of the other electrics, even has a tow bar and trailer wiring plug. Runs well, no smoke, performance seems equal to my own 1100cc Morris Minor Traveler, and we just repainted the car in beautiful BMC Damask (a deep reddish wine color). Two part base coat/clear coat and hand wet sanded and buffed.

Ideal for a small business.....just parked outside a flower shop, bakery, or even a small shop refining U238 Plutonium for home self defense, the Minor is a very attractive attention getter. And a dandy car for local deliveries.

It runs very well, drives wonderfully, and unlike the other 99.9999% of the Minor vans floating around the world, has very effective rear and side visibility.

Show More Show Less

Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101394786
  • Stock Number
    NE-1968-17
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    Van
  • New/Used
    New
  • Mileage
    N/A
  • Engine
    N/A
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Custom Color
    N/A

Classic Car Buyer's Tools

Shipping & Transport

Immediately receive a quote to get your new classic car delivered right to your driveway from Autotrader’s trusted Classic Transport Partner ShipYourCarNow. Click Now!

Finance

JJ BEST BANC & CO, the leader in classic and collector car financing. Long terms, low rates, quick and easy approvals. J.J. Best offers financing for classic and collector vehicles from antique to modern. Let us help you drive your dream car today! Click or call 1-800-872-1965 to apply now! Click here

Appraisals & Inspections

For the latest and most reliable Classic and Collectible Car prices, values, production numbers and local car clubs, always trust NADAguides.com. Get more info

Insurance

Considering buying a new classic? Get a quote before you buy. Agreed value, lowest rates. Go with Grundy Insurance, www.Grundy.com or 888-647-8636 Get Quotes Now

Suspect Fraud? Report it
We use cookies and browser activity to improve your experience, personalize content and ads, and analyze how our sites are used. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here.