Low Mileage 1966 Morris Traveller for Sale

Morris Minor Traveller for sale from Clydesdale Classic Cars. This 1966 model is in excellent condition with only 51893 miles on the clock.

1966 Morris Minor Traveller

Clydesdale Classic Cars are proud to offer this stunning, very low mileage Almond Green 1966 Morris Minor Traveller with Porcelain Green trim for sale on behalf of its current owner.

Additionally, with only 51893 miles on the clock and only three owners from new, this vehicle would be a grand entry into the world of classic cars for a first-time buyer.

Furthermore, being in such excellent condition for its year, this car will give its new owner many miles of pleasurable driving.

Moreover, this prime example of British motoring history comes with a full year’s MOT.  Additionally, the engine starts, revs, and runs as it should, the clutch is good, and the gearbox is smooth through every gear.

Morris Minor Traveller for sale from Clydesdale Classic Cars

Introduction to the Morris Minor Traveller

The Morris Minor Traveller is a classic British estate car produced from 1953 to 1971 by the Morris Motor Company, which was later part of the British Motor Corporation (BMC).

It was designed as a larger and more practical version of the Morris Minor, which had been in production since 1948.

Furthermore, the Traveller was designed to have a wooden frame and rear bodywork, giving it a unique and distinctive appearance.

The woodwork was made from a combination of ash and hardwood and was designed to be practical and aesthetically pleasing.

Moreover, the Traveller also had a larger boot than the standard Morris Minor, making it a popular choice for families and small businesses.

Additionally, over the years, the Traveller underwent several changes and updates, including improvements to the engine, suspension, and brakes.

And in 1961, the Traveller was given a significant facelift, which included a new front grille, a larger rear window, and a redesigned dashboard.

Despite its popularity, the Traveller was eventually phased out in 1971, as the Morris Motor Company and BMC merged with other British car companies to form British Leyland.

However, the Morris Minor Traveller remains a beloved classic car today and is often sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.

Furthermore, its unique combination of practicality and style has made it an enduring icon of British automotive design.

Vehicle History & Information

The Morris Minor Owners Club inspected the car on October 12th 2014 and considered it in Concours condition. This document will come with the vehicle.

The Heritage Certificate states the car was built on December 22-24th, 1965 and dispatched on December 29th, 1965, to the dealer – A & D Fraser Limited in Glasgow.

The car was first registered on May 1st, 1966, to Mr J Littlejohn from Renfrew, who kept the car until 2001, a total of 35 years.

Additionally, the second owner was Mrs V Moffat, who purchased the car on July 24th, 2001, and kept the car until 2014, having owned the vehicle for 13 years.

Ultimately, the third and final owner was/is Mr D McMahon of Lanark, who purchased the car on June 21st, 2014 (9 years).

There are two letters, one from the second and one from the third owner, detailing background information on how the car was used during their ownership.

A restoration was commissioned by the second owner and carried out to a very high standard by a Morris Minor/Traveller Specialist.

Notes of Interest:

  • Old V5 showing the previous owners.
  • The original Vehicle Excise (Road Tax) Registration Booklet dated May 1st, 1966.
  • Invoices dating back to 2002 for the restoration totalling £9237.88.
  • British Heritage Certificate
  • Album with 104 pictures relating before and after the restoration.
  • Fitted with Servo Brakes
  • Was Waxoyled after restoration.
  • Front brakes were just rebuilt with new wheel cylinders.
  • Seat Belts fitted.

Vehicle Specification

  • Year: 1966
  • Mileage: 51893 Miles
  • Manufacturer: Morris
  • Model: Minor
  • Body Type: Estate
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Engine Size: 1000 cc
  • Fuel: Petrol
  • Doors: 2
  • Country of Manufacture: UK
  • Colour: Green
  • Drive Side: Right-hand drive
  • Date of First Registration: May 1966
  • V5 Registration Document: Present
  • Previous owners (excl. current): 2

Vehicle Summary

This is one of the best Morris Travellers we have seen in a very long time, and we are sure the new owner will be delighted with their purchase.

Moreover, this is one of the best examples of a Morris Minor Traveller we have seen in a very long time, and I am sure the new owner will be very pleased with their purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Morris Minor Traveller

The Morris Minor Traveller is a classic British estate car from 1953 to 1971 by the Morris Motor Company (later part of the British Motor Corporation).

Additionally, it is known for its distinctive wooden frame and rear bodywork, as well as its practicality and style.

The Morris Minor Traveller was designed as a larger and more practical version of the Morris Minor, which had already been in production since 1948.

In time, the Traveller underwent several changes and updates, including improvements to the engine, suspension, and brakes. And it was eventually phased out in 1971 but remains a beloved classic car today.

The value of a Morris Minor Traveller can vary widely depending on its condition, rarity, and other factors.

Specifically, well-maintained and original examples are worth more than those that have been heavily modified or poorly maintained. And some rare or unique editions may also be worth more than standard models.

Maintaining a Morris Minor Traveller requires regular upkeep, including oil changes, tune-ups, and other routine maintenance tasks.

Specifically, keeping the wooden bodywork in good condition is also essential, which may require periodic re-varnishing or replacement of damaged wood.

In fact Clydesdale Classic Cars offer various maintenance services, from general repairs and servicing to part and full restorations to Traveller owners.

Parts for the Morris Minor Traveller can be found through various sources, including specialised suppliers and enthusiasts’ clubs.

Many parts are still available from original manufacturers, while others may need to be sourced from scrap yards or other sources.

It is essential to use high-quality parts designed specifically for the Morris Minor Traveller to ensure proper fit and function.

Selling Price: SOLD

We are only accepting serious offers on this classic 1966 Moris Minor Traveller, please either contact us by phone or email, alternatively, you can submit an offer via the contact form below.

Additionally, we can also assist with the delivery of the vehicle, again let us know if you require this service when submitting an offer.

Please note, we only accept cash on collection or via a bank transfer.

The car is located in East Kilbride, Scotland.

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