1959 Austin Healey 3000

Make: Austin Healey
Model: 3000
Type: Convertible
Doors: 2 Doors
Year: 1959
VIN: HBT7L2225
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Santa Ana, California, United States

Description for Austin Healey 3000 1959

1959 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK1 BT-7 ROADSTER. OLDE ENGLISH WHITE OVER RED RED LEATHER TRIM PIPED WHITE. BLACK TONNEAU COVER. 4-SPEED OVERDRIVE GEARBOX 48-SPOKE CHROME WIRE WHEELS. HEATER. ADJUSTABLE STEERING. CALIFORNIA CAR FROM NEW. ORIGINAL WHITE CAR.Offered for sale here on eBay from KURT TANNER MOTORCARS is this extremely nice Austin Healey 3000. This car was sold new here in California and has resided with it's last Pasadena family for over 27 years. It has been very well maintained and cared for garage-kept and exercised regularly. It still retains it's original issue black and yellow license plates.This car is in very good to excellent general condition. It received a restoration some time in the past which is now showing a little bit of age in regards to some hairline cracking in the paintwork. Upon close inspection there are some fine lines appearing particularly in the RH headlight area and RH rear fender.The restoration at that time included completely new front and rear seat re-trim in full red leather with new foam Wilton Wool carpet kit new panel kit in red leather new body and paintwork new chrome 48-spoke wire wheels and tires with (4) BF Goodrich 6.00x15 crossplies reconditioned or new brightwork rubber kit a stainless steel exhaust system a correct Armacord trunk kit and a beautiful alloy/wood steering wheel.The dashboard facia is painted in the style of the 100-4 and looks attractive. Custom made but nice looking stainless steel splash aprons have been added front and rear. The previous owner preferred to hide the bumper irons...Mechanically the car is excellent. It has been very well maintained over the years. The original 6-cylinder engine starts easily revs very smoothly with great oil pressure and no smoke or noises and has that correct exhaust note. The gearbox shifts nicely and operates very quietly with overdrive working on 3rd and 4th. Even the 1st gear is silent. The brakes pull up well and the car drives steers rides and handles as one would expect from such a nice car. All the car's fluids are very clean and up to the mark.An underchassis inspection reveals a nearly perfect rustfree and solid CA car with excellent original inner rockers all original floors superb outriggers and very nice mainrails. There is some slight rust through just starting in the center of the trunkfloor. The engine compartment appears very original and in good order.The car is sold with a knockoff hammer operating manual spare tire and rim and black tonneau cover. This 3000 has an enviable past California history from new the last 27 years with the same family. It has been nicely restored in an original factory color scheme. The car's overall presentation is exceptionally good and should be enjoyed going forward in it's beautifully mellowed yet very attractive condition. $39500Please look at all pictures and call or email with any questions.

This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment.

This car is located in Southern California less than 1 hour from the Los Angeles Port of Long Beach.

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