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High Performance Minis Gold Portfolio — Archived from the original on 7 February Production of this model commenced in July and concluded in October with an approximate total of vehicles produced.
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BMC operated a Competition Department at AbingdonOxfordshire, under the control of Stuart Turner, which built specially prepared Minis mostly based on Cooper and Cooper S versions to compete in international rallies and other motorsport.
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