We hope you enjoy the following slideshow on the history of the Morris Minor which was prepared and presented by Stephen Gordon, a member of the Morris Minor Owners Club Northern Ireland. This visual history covers all aspects of the Morris Minor from 1948 to the end of production in 1971, including model variations and
Imagine… It’s a sunny day in rural Northern Ireland. Just a slight breeze as you tootle along a deserted country road, the only noise that familiar exhaust note burbling happily behind you. You’ve a full tank of petrol, a packed lunch and all day to go and get completely lost… bliss! I can’t think of a
In August 2007 I made up my mind to go after a Mk5 Cortina. After talking about it for over 15 years (giving away my age), I had a look on Autotrader. I went and seen one on a Friday, loved it and bought it on Tuesday. I loved cleaning and polishing it. In about
I was about nine years old when I first caught the Morris Minor disease whilst being told about both my grandfathers’ Minors. One being a black 1957 four door saloon WZ 2044 and the other an almond green 1966 four door saloon 9827 OZ. In 2000, when I was 14 we started looking around for
Test Your Morris Minor Knowledge Test your Morris Minor knowledge with our Morris Minor quiz. Do you know when the last Lowlight was made or how many Minor Millions were produced (no, it’s not a million!)? Or what Lord Nuffield thought the Minor looked like? No prizes but a lot of fun. Answers at the
You may have read about an event run by the national club called the MOT which stands for Minors On Tour. This event usually sees Minors crossing the channel and touring around France, stopping at interesting locales along the route. The MOT UK is a remodelling of the same idea only in the UK. It
Due to the distance and the minimum amount of preparation time, we were unable to drive any of the Minors over this year. Two members set off the week before with all the camping gear, the rest flew into Bristol airport and rented a car. One intrepid member drove through the night from Liverpool to
An Account of the AOVC Classic Show June 2009 Robert Hoy arranged to meet up with some of the Morris Minor Owners for the Big event at the Biggest show at Ballymena. They met up at 8.00am to get the club stand set up. They started to arrange the vehicles into position for the display.