Morris Minor Insurance
The Morris Minor is often associated with the
Mini, as both of them were created by Sir Alec Issigonis. The
origin of the car can be traced back to 1942, with the first
prototype appearing in workshops at Cowley. From there, the car
went through a number of changes, including a name change from
Mosquito to Minor after WW2.
The original Minor MM was produced in 1948 and
ushered in a new generation of small car. With its quick and easy
steering, car enthusiasts discovered it was a joy to drive. The
Minor continued to be updated through the Series II, Minor 1000 and
Despite the decline of production in
1971, Morris Minors remain a popular car. They are reliable
family-sized vehicles that have earned their place in automotive
Minor 1000s are popular choices,
with a large one-piece windscreen and 948cc engine. ADO59's are the
most updated version, as the engine
has a 30% increase of power.
Side-valve Minors are rare and
driving them can be hard, due to the lack of power in the engine.
They can also present an exciting challenge for anyone interested
in restoring a classic model, especially when looking for
Morris Minor Travellers have a
classy look. Their timber frame means you'll have to look out for
any sign of rot.
Morris Convertibles are sporty
vehicles that started out as two-door saloons. Although properly
converted cars are safe, others can be dangerous. Always be aware
of what you're buying to avoid getting an unsafe
Buying And Owning A Morris
Compared to other cars, Morris
Minors are usually more affordable. Whether you're looking at
purchasing a 1000 or Convertible, you'll need to carry out a
thorough check. No matter the model, it's important to look at the
underside because it can rot badly along with the sills and door
The bodyshell of a Minor is the
most appealing quality. However, corrosion can start from the
inside and should be managed accordingly. Corrosion can also occur
on the outside, so it's essential to look at areas like the boot
lid and doors. It's recommended that you consult with a mechanical
expert so you have peace of mind knowing that everything is fine
with your Morris Minor..
Due to small engine sizes, Morris
Minors aren't the fastest cars on the road. But they are practical
and can be driven at your leisure.
When it comes to Morris Minor
insurance, seek specialist advice from an expert. Call us today on
0800 093 2950 to hear more about our Morris Minor car insurance policies.
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