A commercial panel van rated at ¼-ton load capacity. Built on the longer Traveller chassis but without side windows, it proved popular in 1960s Britain as a cheaper alternative to the car: it was classed as a commercial vehicle and as such carried no sales tax. A set of simple stamped steel slots served in place of a more costly chrome grille. The Mini Van was renamed as the Mini 95 in 1978, the number representing the gross vehicle weight of 0.95 tons. 521,494 were built. Despite this renaming, the motoring public continued to call it the Mini Van, as a result of which the class of vehicles known as minivans in other countries are referred to in Britain as MPVs.
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For quite sometime now, I have been opening blisters and I noticed, I am not posting any of my second main line...the Austin Mini Cooper/Van. I was so engrossed opening side collections that I almost forget the main lines. Hehehehe. ;)
But you see, I was just saving the best for last. ;)
Here are some Austin Mini Vans that I liberated from their blisters. ;)
So, what did you open today?
You may view the complete album here. Thanks for lookin'. ;)