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Making of the Mini: How the iconic Brit car took shape

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 2 of 15: The man behind the Mini was designer Alec Issigonis. Born in 1906, the talented engineer had also worked on the Morris Minor. But it was in 1955 when Issigonis was recruited by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) to design a family of new models - which ultimately became the Mini.

Creator of the Mini Sir Alec Issigonis in his Longbridge Office

The man behind the Mini was designer Alec Issigonis. Born in 1906, the talented engineer had also worked on the Morris Minor. But it was in 1955 when Issigonis was recruited by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) to design a family of new models - which ultimately became the Mini.
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