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“Impact… out of proportion to its size.” How the Mini became a technical triumph

Published in blog.hemmings.com

The story of how Alec Issigonis and others at BMC created the Mini – along with the stories of its post-release cultural impact – are rather well known, but this 1994 documentary, “Mini: Wizardry on Wheels,” (which takes its title from a 1961 BMC promotional video), delves deep into Issigonis’s history with the company, prior creations of his that in some way influenced his work on the Mini, and the car’s technological legacy.