1962 Austin Healey BT7 Tri-Carb

1962 Austin Healey 3000

Make: Austin Healey
Model: 3000
Type: Convertible
Trim: Roadster 2-door
Year: 1962
Mileage: 54,000
VIN: HBT7L16890
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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FOR SALE 1962 Austin-Healey 3000. Mark II. BT7 ‘Tri-Carb’ Austin Healeys were recently listed in the December. 2014 issue of Sports Car Market magazine as one of the top classic cars to “BUY” right now; a basic BT7 is now valued around $45k+ today and values are expected to continue rising. This coincides with a couple articles recently published by the Wall Street Journal on the topic of Investing in Classic Cars. The Oct 19th article specifically mentioned that it’s the European Open Cars/Roadsters. that are performing the best in the Classic Car Market Place. The Austin Healey 3000. Mark II. BT7/BN7 were the ONLY HEALEYS TO SPORT THREE CARBURETORS. which makes them very rare and highly collectible. ______________________________________________ Throughout the years the Austin-Healey retained its original look through each generation: softly rounded lines. oval grille. a long hood and short rear deck. Healeys are one of the most attractive of production sports cars. with a style and appearance still pleasing to the eye today. In 1959. Austin Healey upgraded their flagship model to the 3000. which was the longest-lived and most successful of all the Healeys. Of the original Mark I models. 13. 50 cars were made up through 1961. Then in 1962 Austin Healey introduced the sought after Mark II Tri-Carb model. which differed primarily in having a more powerful engine with triple carburetors. with only 5. 50 of these being built. The Mark II was introduced to compete with the Jaguar E-Type. The Mark II was offered as a 4-seat roadster called the BT7 or the 2-seat variant known as the BN7. Both versions used flat front windscreens and detachable side curtains (which happened to be the last year for Healeys to have side curtains). The rear panel of the BT7 was cut out much deeper towards the truck to make room of the small jumper seats in the rear. 1962 was the ONLY year Healey offered this Tri-Carb model SPORTING THREE CARBURETORS. which makes the Tri-Carb very rare and highly collectible. ______________________________________________ THE HEALEY BEING OFFERED here is a beautiful example of a 1962 Austin Healey 3000. Mark II. BT7. ‘Tri-Carb’ Roadster fitted in the classy Old English White with Red interior color combination. Unlike the Healey’s that you will find at big name auctions. this car is priced for real people with real wallets; WELL BELOW THE “NADA VALUE GUIDE. The car underwent a restoration several years ago and still looks fantastic today as seen in the photographs. Since its restoration. the car has been VERY WELL cared for. and enjoyed only on beautiful sunny weekends driving to local car shows. This is a 3 owner car; with the last proud owner enjoying this car for more than 31 years. The car is a VERY ORIGINAL. NUMBERS MATCHING BT7. Tri-Carb. Included with the car is a Heritage Certificate from 1983. which verifies the original engine number. VIN number. and body number as it left the factory. As mentioned. this car went through a TOTAL RESTORATION IN 1983 by the 2nd owner. and all receipts and records since 1983 are included with the car. Some of the most recent work done to car includes a new gas tank. new battery. new clutch. and new rear seals. EVERYTHING on this car works as it should including: heater. fan. wipers. horn. electric overdrive. lights. blinkers. all gages. and all interior lights. Overall. this gorgeous piece of art drives as nice as it looks. As shown in the photos the side curtains and rear window are PERFECTLY clear and scratch free and are like new. The current NADA value of a 1962 Austin Healey 3000. Mark II. BT7. ‘Tri-Carb’ Roadster is as follows: High Retail is $85. 00 USD (#1 car) Average Retail is $43. 00 USD As seen by the photos. the condition of this car is well above average. The RESERVE PRICE is set to allow someone to get a great deal (WELL BELOW BOOK VALUE) and affordably purchase a highly desirable Austin Healey Tri-Carb. . NOTE: At any time during this auction if receive a reasonable offer I will consider a “Buy it Now” price thus the car may no longer be available. So don’t hesitate to call me if your mind is set on purchasing this car. My number is 952-457-8437. The car is available for viewing prior to the end of the auction. Just contact me at and I’ll arrange a time for you to view it if you desire. ---------------Good Luck bidding ----------------- TERMS OF SALE OVERVIEW: I reserve the right to end this listing at any time should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. The following terms of sale apply to this auction: Payment: Upon placing a bid you agree to the following Terms: Buyer agrees to pay $500. 00 USD via a PayPal deposit within 24 hours of auction close. and the balance in full within 7 days of the close of the auction via Wire Transfer. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle. A copy of a clear title will be sent to the Buyer (as proof of clear title) upon Buyer sending Seller Buyer’s contact information. and a down payment in hand. The original title will be sent to the Buyer within 5 Business Days upon Buyer paying for the vehicle in full. Disclaimer: YOUR BID IS A BINDING CONTRACT PLEASE ONLY BID IF YOU INTEND TO FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THE TRANSACTION! You’re bidding to own this vehicle. not the right to look at the vehicle. This vehicle is sold AS-IS WHERE-IS. This vehicle is being sold as is. where is with no warranty. expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description. authenticity. genuineness. or defects herein. and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfection. defect or damage. 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 judgment 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. Once the Auction has ended. and the Reserve has been met the high/winning bidder is responsible for payment and for arranging shipping. Payment Methods: $500. 00 USD via a PayPal deposit within 24 hours of auction close. and remaining balance by Wire Transfer only within 7 days of the close of the auction. Fees and Taxes: Out of state buyers are responsible for all state. county. city taxes and fees. as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.