This story comes from our friends at AUSmotive.com:
>Forty-three years ago motoring journalist Evan Green caused a sensation when he became the first man to drive across Australia from east to west via the red centre. As if that wasnâ€™t enough, Green then conquered the north-south route immediately afterwards. The car? An original, first generation Mini. The journey covered a staggering 19,000kms.
>Now, a second generation Green has followed in his fatherâ€™s tyre tracks by driving a second generation MINI Cooper, of course, along the east-west route. Gavin Green was joined by photographer Mark Bramley and mechanical support was supplied by BMW Group Australia Senior Technician Darryl Cook.
>The trio covered over 6,600kms in 1o days with the only modification to the standard road going car being a strengthened sump guard.
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