1957 Austin-Healey 100

100/6 - original period competition

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1957
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red/White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

Before World War Two, Donald Healey’s achievements included an outright win with an Invicta on the Monte Carlo Rally and no less than six Alpine Cups. He drove and designed cars for Triumph from 1934 to 1939, but after the war he decided to go it alone and produced a series of sports cars which soon ran up an impressive number of successes in events such as the Targa Florio, the Mille Miglia and the 24 hour races at Spa and Le Mans. In 1952 he showed his Healey 100 at the British Motor Show, this used the four cylinder, 2.6 litre Austin A90 engine, and by the time the show closed the car had attracted so much attention that arrangements had been made for production to be undertaken by the Austin Motor Co, as Healey''s own factory would not have been able to cope with the demand. The name of the car then bec