Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 1956 Austin Healey 100M This delightful matching numbers Austin Healey 100 is one of only 640 examples produced by the factory to uprated “M” specification. Following the strong performances of the works special test cars in the 1953 Le Mans and the 1954 Mille Miglia races, the factory started to produce a number of high performance “Le Mans” kits that could be retro-fitted to standard BN-1 and BN-2 Healey 100s. These kits included larger carburettors, a cold air box and high-lift camshaft and could be fitted by a garage with the engine left in-situ. Delivering an increased power output of 110 bhp versus 90 bhp for standard cars these kits proved to be very popular with existing customers. Capitalising on this success, Donald Healey decided to produce a number of cars that were constructed in the factory to the uprated specification and because these cars had the modifications built–in from new, they also included a number of other features such as higher compression pistons, stiffer front suspension as well as bonnet louvers and bonnet strap. With construction limited to the period of September 5 th 1955 to July 16 th 1956 only 640 examp
Austin-Healey was a British sports car maker. The marque was established through a joint venture arrangement, set up in 1952 between Leonard Lord of the Austin division of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and Donald Healey, a renowned automotive engineer and designer. Austin-Healey produced cars until 1972 when the 20-year agreement between Healey and Austin came to an end. Donald Healey left the company in 1968 when British Motor Holdings (BMC had merged with Jaguar Cars in 1966 to form BMH) was merged into British Leyland. Healey joined Jensen Motors who had been making bodies for the "big Healeys" since their Production Austin-Healey 100s were finished at Austin's Longbridge plant alongside the A90 and based on fully trimmed and painted body/chassis units produced by Jensen in West Bromwich — in an arrangement the two companies previously had explored with the Austin A40 Sports. The first 100s (series "BN1") were equipped with the same 90 bhp (67 kW) engines and manual transmission as the stock A90, but the transmission was modified to be a three-speed unit with overdrive on second and top. The 2660 cc I4 engine featured an undersquare 87.3 mm (3.4 in) bore and 111.1 mm (4.4
This wonderful example of the Healey 100/4 is an early BN1 model with the 3 speed overdrive gearbox and benefits from the later (BN2) disc brake conversion. Presented in Ice Blue this car is fresh from a re-paint in our workshops and is presented in fabulous yet usable condition. This Healey comes complete with a nice history file, including a photographic record of its restoration in the 1980's where it was repainted from its original colour of orange to the ever desirable Ice Blue that it wears today. Full weather equipment incuding sidescreens and tonneau are also present with the car. The car can be either supplied with bumpers or de-bumpered. Viewing by appointment only please.
POA HMC, Holmes Motor Company, was formed by two brothers in 1984. They manufactured this modern sports car based on the last Healey 3000 , the BJ8 model. The car had great reviews from the motoring press and sold well. Ex UK and imported into Jersey in 2004 by St Helier Garages Jersey and currently with its second local owner. Mileage at importation was 3500 as listed in the registration document. Used sparingly and always garaged. Excellent fun car in excellent condition. In excellent like new condition. Finished in cream over red in the style of a Le Mans racer with low screens and wide arches. A most eye catching motorcar. Red leather interior, discreetly fitted stereo, heater, full tonneaux cover and all in excellent like new condition. With its light weight body and light weight 3.9 V8 engine as fitted to the Morgan V8 this car performs and performs well. It's fun! Being so low mileage it is in great condition with no known faults.
Austin Healey 100 Race/Rally Car For Sale Restored and built for racing in 1990 and raced through the 90's by Jeremy Welch with numerous victories, a well known car. Kept in storage until sold by Denis Welch in 2013 to the present owner. Having been campaigned in the Woodcote Trophy and GTSCC, the car is still in immaculate condition. This car is perfect for competing in the Woodcote Tropy, GTSCC, AMOC 50's Sports Cars, Tour Auto and Le Mans Classic to name but a few. Or with very little changed ideal as a road/rally car. Engine and Competition Specification Includes: - Current FIA HTP and V5C log book - Denis Welch built race engine - Steel crankshaft and rods - Omega forged pistons - Twin 2” SU carburettors - Aluminium breather catch tank - Twin Facet Silvertop fuel pumps - Big bore tubular exhaust manifold and silencer system - Competition 4 speed gearbox with straight cut gears and up-rated overdrive - Adjustable rear shock absorbers - Cobra Monaco Pro High Back FIA Race Seat - Ridgard Passenger Seat - Willans 4 point FIA harness - ATL 100 litre plastic fuel tank - 2.4 litre Life Line and hand extinguisher - Correct Dunlop front callipers - On 72 spoke wheels with as new 5.50L Dunlop race tyres - 4 spare 72 spoke wheels with as new 5.50L Dunlop race tyres Other Specifications: - Aluminium boot, doors, wings and louvered bonnet - Twin aero screens - Dual circuit brakes with brake bar adjustment - 13” Moto-Lita leather rim steering wheel - Mohair tonneau
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