1978 Leyland Mini 1275 LS

FOR SALE - 1978 Leyland Mini 1275LS. This is a complete car, with all the gear. Like most LS's, it does have some rust issues, but all are repairable. This is a perfect project for someone looking to restore an original 1275LS. The car was originally Hi-Ho Silver, however, has been painted Burgandy at some point. As you can see from the photo's. it siu a very original car, and everything is where it should be for a 1275LS.

Should you be interested, please contact Ivan Glasby on 0414593314. The car is currently located at Riverstone, NSW, however, the location may change. 

This is a very rare car, one of approximately 800 built, and the last min's to be built in Australia. The car comes comlete with its 1275 engine, and was the only mini model other than the cooper S and clubman GT in Australia to come with the 1275cc engine. This would make a fantastic project, and the correct type of buyer is sought for this car - being someone who will restore it to its original condition. We would not like to see such a rare car broken up for its various valuable bits.

Again, contact Ivan if you are interested, and I am sure he will be more than happy to show you the car and answer any questions you have. Ivan is a mini expert, having run Mini Spares and Repairs workshop at Castle Hill for many years, and knows his stuff!

If you have a mini LS you would like to add to the register, please get in contact with us and we can add it, or otherwise, you can always add it yourself by signing up to classic Register!

Here is our Vehicle ID page guide for the 1275LS. If anyone needs to known how to identify a genuine car, this could be helpful:


Vehicle details

Added on 24 Feb 2015

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Build date: 
built in October 1978
Manual (floor shift)
Paint Colour/Code: 
Hi-Ho Silver: Dulon, Paint Code 562-17553
Interior Colour/Code: 
Red velour cloth seats, black vinyl seat backs, black door trims and roof lining
Engine Fuel Type: 
Petrol (4 stroke)
Engine Number: 
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