Surely David Brown never thought his Mini Remastered, it would be so successful, since its first day on sale sold 2,000 units, almost three times the estimated production for two years.
El last April David Brown Automotive announced the second of his models, a car that manages to capture the essence of the classic Mini, introduced at the same time innovations of their own in today’s vehicles, using in addition to luxury materials.
His name is Mini-Remastered, a car that will be built by hand maintaining the design and proportions of the body of the classic Mini and a chassis that has been reinforced with the purpose of increasing its rigidity.
The project of David Brown Automotive was conceived as a limited series of 250 copies, which would be constructed at a rate of 100 units per year. But its creators found that on the first day after your presentation, they received 650 firm orders and we’re not talking about just european customers, but from countries such as Japan or Australia.
it Is for this reason that the manufacturer re-planted the business model of this new car, evaluating the possibility of expanding their production to try to meet the demand.
Until the time potential customers have already requested more than 2,000 bookings and we are talking about a car that starts from the equivalent of about € 85,000 and according to its configuration can exceed 97,000 euro, if you read well, almost there are more than 2,000 customers willing to pay almost 100,000 euros for a Classic Mini.
according to reports David Brown Automotive, at the moment are accepting deposits for 2,000 Pounds, a few 2.290 euros, although to meet the demand, the manufacturer should raise almost ten times the projected production.
The car is built on beaters already existing, that is to say that technically it is a restoration. However with almost all current items, since the body carried out by British Motor Heritage is completely new, as well as your engine.
Under the hood the Mini Remastered of David Brown hide a engine is 1,275 cubic centimeters with 79 BHP of power and a maximum torque of 123 Nm, which is combined with a shift four-speed manual. This mechanical assembly allows the accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 11,7 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 145 km/h. Both suspensions as the brakes have been developed specifically for the car, like the engine and the gearbox.