1960 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK1 MARK 1 BT7 2+2 CALIFORNIA YELLOW PLATES

1960 Austin Healey 3000 BT7 Roadster

Condition: Used
Make: Austin Healey
Model: 3000
SubModel: BT7 Roadster
Type: Convertible
Trim: 2 Door Roadster
Year: 1960
Mileage: 120,620
VIN: H-BT7-L/8739
Color: Colorado Red
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: San Francisco, California, United States
Extras
CD Player, Convertible
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Description for Austin Healey 3000 1960

This is a beautiful older restoration on a 1960 BT7 with 120,620 miles. Beautiful color combination of Colorado Red with Black coves, hrome wire wheels and vintage California yellow plates (tags good until June 2016). The British Motor Industry Heritage Certificate shows it was built on the 8th of April in 1960 and delivered to San Francisco. It was well equipped with wire wheels, verdrive, eater, djustable steering column, aminated windscreen, oad speed tyres, onneau cover and convertible top.The original four-speed manual gearbox with Laycock overdrive was replaced with a modern 5 speed Toyota transmission by the previous owner. Though I have the original four-speed manual gearbox with Laycock overdrive if you want to reinstall it.The car does not appear to have been a rusty car. The Healey has a STRONG run and drive, ery tight and responsive with that wonderful BIG HEALEY exhaust note. All gauges are in good condition (the fuel gauge indicator does bounce a bit). The aluminum body panels are straight. The interior components are in great condition. It's truly a beautiful car that loves to be driven. It does have a few small paint blemishes, hich I can send you photos on request. See the 24 pictures and feel free to contact me at 415-205-9694. Independent inspections are welcomed and encouraged.

Specifications: 2,912 CC OHV inline six-cylinder engine, win S.U. semi-downdraft carburetors, 30 bhp at 4,750 rpm, ydraulic front disc, ear drum brakes, ndependent wishbone-and-coil-spring front suspension, -floating rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs.

While the term ‘icon' is vastly over-used in reference to the world's greatest postwar sporting cars, t applies well and truly to the Austin-Healey roadster. Blessed with an excellent pedigree, he Austin-Healey was conceived in 1952 by racer Donald Healey in response to a BMC-sponsored competition for a new sports car using Austin mechanical components. Featuring sleek Gerry Coker-designed "envelope" bodywork, low-slung chassis designed by Barry Bilbie, nd engineering led by Donald's son, eoff, he "Hundred" sports roadster electrified the 1952 Earl's Court Motor Show, nd with the blessing of BMC's Leonard Lord, t entered production in early 1953 as the Austin-Healey 100-4. Constant improvement and top-level racing success made the Austin-Healey an instant legend, articularly in the eager and lucrative American market.

The quest for greater power and performance led to the six-cylinder 100/6 in 1956 and by 1959, he car evolved into the definitive Austin-Healey 3000 Mark I with its engine enlarged to 3.0 liters, he gearbox improved, nd new front disc brakes. Often referred to as the "Big Healey"in relation to the tiny Austin-Healey Sprite, he 3000 Mark I was available in two sub-models, he BN7 two-seater and Grand Touring-oriented BT7 2+2. With further updates, he Austin-Healey 3000 continued through two more evolutions before production finally ceased in 1968.

Offered complete with a British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate, his truly beautiful 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mark I 2+2 is an original left-hand drive, orth American Export model. Finished in rare Colorado Red over Black livery. Highly desirable factory options included wire wheels, djustable steering column, aminated windscreen, verdrive, heater, nd Road speed tires.

Equipped with full weather gear including a black convertible top, onneau cover, ools and side screens in their proper storage bag. Includes owner's and service manuals and Healey DVD.

Warranty Information - This vehicle is being sold as is, ith no warranty. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.

We reserve the right to end this listing at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. The following terms of sale apply to all of our listings.Payment Terms:The successful high bidder will submit a $1,000 non-refundable deposit within 2 business days of the close of the auction to secure the vehicle. Buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 5 days of the close of the auction. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.Payment Methods:Cash (In Person), ertified check, ank transfer, r 3rd-party financing.Fees and Taxes:Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, ounty, ity taxes and fees, s well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.