Morris Mini/Cooper S/Rover Mini - 2021 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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2021 Market Review - Morris Mini/Cooper S/Rover Mini

Nobody has and nobody ever will build a more significant small car than BMC’s Mini. The original appeared in 1959 and finally ceased production 40 years later, with lots of survivors from all eras.

Most valuable in today’s market is the Cooper S which was assembled in Australia from 1965-71 and routinely sells for more than $50,000. The 998cc Cooper costs $20,000 less and a basic Mini 850 can also reach $30,000.

If you’re looking for a genuine Australian oddity, try tracking down an 850 Sports that might bring close to Cooper S money.

Last-gasp Rover Minis weren’t sold new to Australia, so owning one means taking a chance on something that spent years on the icy roads of Britain or Japan before being exported.

Mini 850 $23,495 [2]

Cooper 998 $30,250 [2]

Cooper S Mark 1 $47,590 [10]

Cooper S Mark 2 $54,165 [6]

Rover Mini 1989-99 $29,115 [16]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2021 European & British Value Guide.


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From Unique Cars #456, Aug 2021

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