Austin Healey 3000

Austin Healey

Condition: Used
Make: Austin Healey
VIN: H11534
Item location: La Jolla, California, United States
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150 bhp, 912 cc inline six-cylinder engine with twin HD8 SU carburetors, our-speedmanual transmission with overdrive, ndependent front suspension with coil springs and live rear axle with semi-elliptic rear springs, nd servo-assisted front disc and rear drum brakes, eater, nd wire wheels. Wheelbase: 92 in.

Over the years, he Austin-Healey progressed from being the sturdy, un-to-drive two-seater with afolding top and side screens, o a sophisticated touring convertible with wind-up windows. The 3000 Mark III also known as the BJ8, as the final iteration of the make. It added new refinements, ncluding a walnut veneer-trimmed interior, edesigned seats with a rear seat suitable for children, n easy-to-erect top, nd an adjustable steering column, nd also better performance by making engine modifications, uch as a new camshaft design, tronger valve springs, nd two-inch SU HD8 carburetors. Servo-assisted brakes were now standard equipment. As a result, he 3000 Mark III is the most desired "Big Healey."

The car offered here is from the last year of production, nd it s a legitimate three owner car. The colorscheme is English White over the original black upholstery which is nicely patinated, onsistent with age and millage. It has a new black top that is factory-correct, nd two tonneau covers.Finished to what can only be described as nice driver standards, he current owner sorted all systems and is ready to be enjoyed. The result is a Healey whose appearance shines as much as its performance. It will be a pleasure to drive and to own. The current authentic mileage is only 38646 miles. It was purchased new on Sept 22,1966, opy of the original invoice for $3888.90 is available. Upon the owners demise it was inherited by his daughter and stored. Current owner purchased it on 9/10/13, orted all systems, nstalling new: stainless steel exhaust system, ix blade motor fan, odern Pirelli radial tires, ood dashboard (the original is included), ew correct soft top, arpets, runk liner kit, attery and fuel pump. Also overhauled brake system including master cylinder and new rear shoes as well as the clutch including new master cylinder.

This is a very original 3-owner version of the desirable last of the "Big Healeys" . The car in in good running order.

Motor Serial Number: 29K-RU-H/11534 Chassis Number: H-BJ8-L/36886