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1964 Austin Healey 3000 MkII Works Lightweight

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767 KNX is without doubt one of the most important surviving 60s GT racing cars due to its history, originality and provenance. Unlike the rally cars which were more numerous and made of steel with alloy wings, the Works Competition cars were all alloy, highly tuned, specially prepared for circuit racing and only five were built. 767 KNX was race prepared by the Warwick based Competition Department for the 1964 Sebring 12 Hour Race. Geoff Healey himself led the project to build the most extreme racing 3000 yet using a stiffened chassis and a thin gauge aluminium body combined with a lightweight fiberglass roof. The engine was very highly tuned with hot cams, ported aluminium heads and triple 45DCOE Webers, with power feeding through a 4-speed close ratio racing gearbox (with overdrive) and a ZF limited-slip differential. Meticulously prepared, Healey had done everything he could to prepare for battle against the Ferrari 250 GTOs in the USA. For the Sebring 12 Hours on 21st March 1964 the factory fielded just one car, 767 KNX, and he sent over his favourite driver Paddy Hopkirk to lead the team with Canadian Grant Clark as second driver. Hopkirk started the race as the only non-Ferr

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1964 austin healey 3000 mark-2 works lightweight 4-speed alloy-wheels overdrive austin-healey

key Facts

  • Ad ID
    8942
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Austin-Healey > 3000
  • Year
    1964

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Unit 11a Beenham Industrial Area, Grange Lane
London, RG75PP, London
United Kingdom

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