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1959 Austin-Healey 100-6 BN6


car description

1959 Austin-Healey 100-6 BN6 s/n BN6-L/2253, engine no. 26D-RU-H/67103 Two Tone Black and Red with Black Leather Interior The 100-6 was Austin-Healey’s first six-cylinder “big Healey” and helped to cement the company's reputation as a producer of serious, macho sports cars. While the Mark III variant, with its four seat configuration, and wood dash, was sophisticated, the earlier cars, with their pared down metal dashes shared with early cars, have a purer sports car ethos. With an open top, side curtain, no rear seats, and a fantastic exhaust note, this car is everything that a sports car should be. Furthermore, with 50% more power and 100% more torque than a contemporary MG, the Healey was a pretty serious piece of performance kit in its day. This particular example is a matching numbers example that has won several awards following a high caliber restoration. It was dispatched to its original selling dealer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 30th of July 1958, delivered in the color combination it still wears. Its early history is unknown, but by the 1980s, it belonged to Ed Rosensteel, who owned Showroom Restorations in Lititz, Pennsylvania. The show earned several local, reg


left-hand-drive 1959 austin healey 100 6 bn6 red black-leather cloth leather manual restored black-interior austin-healey dark-interior

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  • Ad ID
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Austin-Healey > 100/6
  • Year
  • Mileage
    60366 mi


1145 Park Avenue
Emeryville, 94608, California
United States

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