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Electric Federal Talks Classic Mini Legacy with West Coast's Top Restorer

You've seen what Electric Federal can do, if you watched the clip about the evolution of the M3 that we posted a while back. Now, they're back talking about another one of our favorites: the classic Mini.
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Photo: Screenshot from Youtube
Their guest today is West Coast's top restorer when it comes to Minis, Graham Reid from the Heritage Garage. He is a dedicated enthusiast and ardent lover of the UK's most recognizable automobile.

Along the years a special bond was created between him and that beautiful car that started the Mini madness in the UK in the 60s and Europe later on. The original car might not have had more than 40 HP but due to its lightweight construction, it was faster than most road runners of the time.

Later the Cooper S showed up and it had a bigger engine and almost double the power, whilst the weight remained basically the same. You know what that meant: even more fun on the road.

Talking about modern MINIs and the way BMW is handling the brand, Graham saw through what the Bavarian company did and acknowledged that the MINI also had to evolve with the times, since most of us now prefer comfort over economy.

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