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MINI CLUBMAN (1978-80)

2-door 4-seater saloon/3-door 4-seater estate.

Long nose derivative of Mini - no-one ever explained reason for this - with less pleasing looks and aerodynamics. Still same Mini cabin and wheelbase/floorpan/suspension, but longer for estate version. At first 'dry' suspension on estate, 'wet' on saloons, but all 'wet' from mid-1971. Enlarged engine, with manual transmission only, from late '75. No increase on Mini performance, but interior trim different (better?) at least. Displaced by new Metro for 1981.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
998cc/1098cc (S4 Tr OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1978 to 1980  
Number produced:
331,675