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1967 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275 MkI [ADO50]

1967 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275 MkI [ADO50] in The Italian Job, Movie, 1969 IMDB

Class: Cars, Supermini — Model origin: UK

1967 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275 MkI [ADO50]

[*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

Comments about this vehicle


vilero ES

2010-12-18 17:36


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These were the used for crash test. Austin Mini also?

In 2010-03-26 00:47 /vehicle_1839-Austin-Mini-Cooper-S-ADO50-1968.html
palacebear wrote Look closely at the red one in the this pic. No stainless steel trim around the side-window. A glimpse of a single-dial dashboard. Bog-standard Austin or Morris Mini 850, dressed up with Minilite wheels.

dsl SX

2010-12-18 18:34


1967 Austin Mini Cooper S Mk1 (which should be the description as well for the 3 main chase cars), despite the 1968 G plate. This looks genuine Cooper S (grille, bonnet badge, chrome lower side trim). Also quote "The only Coopers used other than those in the main chase sequence were, a red Austin Cooper S, registration OEG103G and a blue Austin Cooper S, registration WGH415G. These were used early on in the film, as the gang practice jumping the Coopers off a ramp." from http://www.theitalianjobminicoopers.co.uk/index-5.html . However this quote may not be totally reliable because of the reference to OEG 103G as a Cooper S, which palacebear's comment convincingly contradicts (though there may be 2 red Minis involved in the different pictures - one with a rollcage, one without in the crash with the blue one).

-- Last edit: 2010-12-18 19:05:01

antp BE

2010-12-23 16:52


So in the end it is the same as the other Minis? So no need of a separate page?

dsl SX

2010-12-24 01:40


In terms of the film, probably justifies its own page as only used in English-based testing before the main event. As for the car it has its own story/folklore, which with some ambiguity about the red one coming in alongside, is perhaps also worth keeping separate.

unclehotrod13 US

2014-04-19 03:48


I'm surprised they used mini's for the main car.. if it's THE Italian job... why not use the FIAT???

ElSaxo IT

2014-04-19 04:13


Because the film story it's set in Italy with British characters?

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