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227bhp Mini Cooper R53 Race Car - SOLD

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Mini Cooper S R53 Race Car - £7500 

Ex R50 Mini Challenge race car with a highly modified 227bhp R53 mini cooper engine. 

Tuned and Dyno by 1320 Mini back in June 2020. Raced last year in the Castle Combe Hot Hatch Series Finishing 2nd in the Deutsche Marques Cup with the Track Attack Race Club. 

The engine has recently had a bottom end rebuild by Darren Duffield which included Timing belt kit, crank seal replacement.  


The car does need the crank shaft pully replacing before its used or raced this needs to be a 0% pully as this might affect the remap that is currently on the car. 




RAM induction kit 

550cc injectors  

Newmans Racing Camshaft 

Uprated Bypass Valve from 1320 Mini 

17% Pully 

Samco Hoses 

Arlows Radiator 

High Flow Fuel Pump 

Bytetronik Full Access Custom Remap By 1320 Mini 

GRS Intercooler 

MSD Coil Pack and HT Leads 

Uprated Spark Plugs 

4 Branch Exhaust Manifold 

Stainless Steel Gravity Sports Exhaust 

New Alternator 



Blackline Limited Slip Diff 

Luk Racing Clutch 

FX400 Clutch Master Cylinder  

TTV Lightweight Flywheel 



Mini Challenge Specific 6-point roll cage 

AST 3-way adjustable suspension, rebuilt by AST/Cooksport 

R56 JCW 4 Pot Front Callipers with Almost New 1155 Mintex Race Brake Pads 

316mm Crossed Drilled and Vented Brake Discs 

Corner Weighted and Suspension setup by Sussex Road and Race 

Aluminium Header Tank 

Lightweight Battery 

Momo Daytona Safari Racing Seat 

OMP 6 Point Harness 

4x Mini Wheels with Dunlop Direzza Tyres 

4x Toyo Proxy Tyres 

JCW Body work with spare front and rear bumpers (Unpainted) 

2020 4-Ltr Fire Extinguisher

Electric Cut Off Switch 


The car has also been professionally wrapped before the start of this season. 

The reason for the sale is a switch in championship, any questions please call Bob on 07917601539 or Ryan on 07725363763. The Car is located in Swindon (SN2) and weekend viewings would be welcomed, advertised elsewhere.

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Mini Cooper R53, Mini Challenge, Hot Hatch, Modified Tin Top