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

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 3 of 15: Thanks to the Suez Crisis and the introduction of fuel rationing, being small and economical was suddenly more important than in previous eras. This picture shows the production line at Longbridge where the cars were originally produced.

Metal sheets are fed into the body panel press on the production line, Longbridge

Thanks to the Suez Crisis and the introduction of fuel rationing, being small and economical was suddenly more important than in previous eras. This picture shows the production line at Longbridge where the cars were originally produced.
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