This paper car is a Mini Cooper S, Monte Carlo Rally winner in 1967, the paper model is designed by Ichiyama. The scale of the papercraft is in 1:30. The Mini was first introduced in 1959, and was aimed squarely at the budget end of the motoring market. It's advanced engineering included a transversely mounted 4 cylinder engine driving the front wheels, and a tiny body which nonetheless was able to accommodate four adults.
Issigonis' friend John Cooper, owner of the Cooper Car Company and designer and builder of Formula One and rally cars, saw the potential of the Mini for competition. Issigonis was initially reluctant to see the Mini in the role of a performance car, but after John Cooper appealed to BMC management, the two men collaborated to create the Mini Cooper, a nimble, economical and inexpensive car. The Austin Mini Cooper and Morris Mini Cooper debuted in 1961.
This car is the 1967 Monte Carlo Rally winning Cooper 1275 S driven by the Finnish driver Rauno Aaltonen. 1967 was the last of 3 official Monte Carlo wins by a Mini.
You can download the car paper model here: Mini Cooper S (1967 Monte Carlo Rally Winner) Paper Car Free Paper Model Download