If there ever was a vision for success, it was the John Cooper brainchild-take an ordinary Mini with its shoe-box size and shape, its exaggerated roadholding and steering, and its already apparent popularity, and make it go faster. This is a strong, detailed development story of that famous, lovable roller-skate, the Mini Cooper. Included are contemporary, nostalgic anecdotes and a mass of interesting photographs, some specially shot in color, to pay tribute to that extrovert of extrovert Minis.
About the Author
Jeremy Walton is a well known British journalist who as a school boy visited an Austin showroom to see the first Mini in 1959. Hugely experienced in the field he has authored many books on Ford, BMW, and the iconic Mini. He lives in Soberton, Hampshire, England