Model History & Changes Through Time
The model history of the Traveller and Countryman starts just 7 months after the official launch of the Mini.  On this page you can find out more about the key dates in the timeline of the Mini estates.
 
March 1960
The first Traveller and Countryman cars are built.
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September 1960
The official launch and the first production change.
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October 1960

Screens go recessed.

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April 1961
Launch of the all-steel version.
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October 1961
From internal to external tank.
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January 1962
Name change and more revisions.
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October 1962
October 1962 All-steel version available in the UK and more changes.
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September 1964
Yet more changes!
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October 1965
Automatic gearbox and ridged roof appear.
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October 1967
Launch of the Mk2 and Mk1 Traveller discontinued.
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November 1967
Mk1 Countryman discontinued.
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August 1968

All synchromesh gearbox.

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October 1969
Austin Mini Countryman discontinued.
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November 1969
Morris Mini Traveller discontinued.
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