Created by Donald Healey in 1948, renamed driver engineer AUSTIN HEALEY brand aimed to produce efficient and affordable roadsters. First proposed in 4-cylinder (the 100/4) AUSTIN HEALEY roadster quickly passes 6-cylinder 3 liter for more torque and power; it is the famous "big" Healey 3000. In 1963 AUSTIN HEALEY has the ultimate evolution of the 3000: the BJ8 MK III which will be produced until 1968. Side engine, the Austin block 3 liters while iron is a flexible model, capable of taking 3rd at 1500 rev / min without flinching. Fed by two SU carburetors, this large 6-line does not reluctant to take turns in an absolutely fabulous sound. The model presented here belongs to its owner since 1996.All of chrome is in very good condition, they are complete and perfectly positioned. The interior is in near new condition, in strict conformity with the origin. The
entire board instrumentation SMITHS is fully functional. Braking is balanced and in period norms, without vibration or abnormal noise. Mechanical works perfectly. The box works perfectly: the 4 reports fall down and carefree at the synchros. Emblem of the British roadster prestige AUSTIN HEALEY The 3000 has become the icon of chic convertible and sports, both powerful and elegant. The BJ8 MK III Version 2 + 2 is the ultimate evolution of the 3000 in terms of chassis and performance, while allowing 2 extra passengers in the back, in a very relative comfort. Today it is a must that a lot of beautiful, fast English fans dream to put in their garage.
Dimanche 15 Mars 2015 à 14 h30 / 65