Minis have always been a favorite with tuners
and modifiers, and in the highly entertaining Mad Minis,
featuring stunning color photography, Mini
World feature writer lain Ayre takes a unique look at 30 of
the craziest modified Minis on the world's roads, from the subtle,
through the wacky to the plain mad.
modified Minis - 'Minissan', 'Suicide Chop',
'Turbo Triple Miniac', 'Pooh and Hunny Pot' and 'Belgian Beast'.
Mini-based fire engine, Mini-based bus, stretched Mini
Minis - Twin engines, motorcycle engines, Nissan
V6, Honda Vtec, Ford Motorsport V8, Chevy V8 and Mazda rotary
bodies - Convertibles,
roofless, 'woody', pick-up, off-roader.
Minis of the past - Bespoke
versions by Radford, Ogle and Wolseley.
Each of the minis featured in Mad Minis
has a detailed description including the design and evolution of
each car, technical specs, driving impressions and owner profiles.
Iain Ayre is well known on the kit-car scene and in Mini circles,
and is North American correspondent for the UK's
Mini World magazine. He lives near Vancouver, Canada.
Mad Minis is published by Haynes in the UK and can be found
throughout the UK. For North American orders, the best place to
order from is at Amazon.com. Here's
a link to the Amazon order page. An autographed copy by
Iain Ayre is available by contacting him HERE.