1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8 s/n HBJ8L 38874, engine no. H13469 British Racing Green with Black Leather Interior The ultimate development of Donald Healey's inspired joint venture with BMC's Leonard Lord, the six-cylinder Austin-Healey3000 epitomized the classic British sports car concept. Later examples of the "Big Healey" such as this one beautifully combine the classically distilled sports car ethos of the earlier cars with elements added over several production cycles in an effort to heighten the practicality, comfort and livability of one of England's quintessential sports cars. Launched in October of 1963, the Mark III cars were the most powerful and luxurious of the 3000 model-run. Designated the BJ8, these 2+2 cars were fitted with such luxury items as a standard walnut dashboard, wind-up windows and overdrive. Power in the Mk III cars was also raised from the earlier cars to around 150 horsepower through the fitment of twin SU HD8 carburetors, a new exhaust system and a new camshaft and valve springs. To counteract this newly added power, servo-assisted brakes were made standard on the Mk III cars, as they were optional on earlier models. This particular example co
left-hand-drive 1967 austin healey 3000 mark-3 bj8 green black-leather cloth leather metallic overdrive restored black-interior austin-healey dark-interior
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