The original Mini is exactly what new cars are not: Small on the outside and big on the inside. This one is owned by enthusiast Damion Pickwell and his wife Nicola. While the car performs its daily duties with ease, they admit very few cars are as thrilling to drive as their Mini, with its tenacious roadholding. No wonder its one of Britain’s favourite classics. But is it number one? Find out in the December 2016 issue of Practical Classics.