Mark Heller's Acura Integra Type-R 1.8L VTEC Powered 1974 Austin Mini

Mark Heller's Acura Type-R 1.8L VTEC Powered '74 Austin Mini

as published in British V8 Newsletter, Volume XIV Issue 2, August 2006

Owner: Mark Heller
City: Edgewater, FL
Model: 1974 Austin Mini
Engine: Acura Integra Type-R VTEC 1.8L
Conversion performed by: Peter Zorge of New Smyrna Beach FL

Intake: stock.
Cam: stock.
Engine Electrical: stock, except Delco alternator (serpentine belt).
Cooling: Griffin custom aluminum radiator, and 55gpm water pump.
Exhaust: custom fabricated.
Curb weight: about 1500lbs.
Wheels/Tires: 17" (from Tire Rack).
Other: whole frame was custom fabricated... Autometer gauges. Air conditioning.
Custom interior. Custom paint. See pictures!
Performance: 195hp, 130+ mph.
Completed: January 2006.
Miles Since Conversion: about 4K (as of the British V8 2006 meet)

Austin Mini fuel cell

Austin Mini with Acura Integra Type-R motor

Austin Mini with Acura Integra Type-R VTEC engine

Acura Type-R VTEC Mini

Austin Mini - blue interior

Awesome Austin Mini paint job

Austin Mini with 17 inch wheels

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