Mini Remastered: original pocket rocket lives on

Born-again British microcar costs 150-times as much as the original did back in 1959

The Mini – the original one, not BMW’s modern-day remake – chalks up its 60th birthday this year, and if you have a particularly strong fetish for the pint-sized Brit, here’s something you might fancy.

Pictured above and below is the Mini Remastered, and it’s the handiwork of David Brown Automotive, which also created the Speedback GT that we sampled just over four years ago.

Speaking to at the Geneva motor show, where a trio of remastered Minis graced the company’s stand, company founder David Brown says the new offering is a continuation of the theme of reinterpreting a British classic initiated by the Aston Martin-inspired Speedback GT.

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