This resto-mod Mini is a 60-horsepower, street-legal go kart


The love for a first car can cause one to make some questionable financial decisions. But as many eventually appreciate, the memories and thrill of the drive can outweigh the instinct to preserve your funds. Steve Nelson, owner of a tastefully modified 1965 Morris Mini Minor, went through this exact dilema, managing to walk away with fantastic results. So good, in fact, that it was featured on a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/01/28/jay-lenos-garage-morris-mini-minor


These guys do enough Mini restomod business that they’re at the Geneva Auto Show-

Along with an Aston DB5 iteration.