1958 Austin-Healey 100

100/6

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1958
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Registration Number: S4J365 Chassis Number: TBA
In September 1956 the Austin Healey 100/6 was introduced using the six cylinder, 2,639cc BMC engine from the new Austin Westminster which produced 102bhp at 4,600rpm and was a great deal more flexible and smooth than the 100‘s four cylinder, whilst the gearbox now featured overdrive. The 100/6 was phenomenally successful on the road and especially in the international rally world, being campaigned by many of the best known drivers of the day. It was with an Austin Healey 100/6 in basic production trim that Tommy Wisdom and Cecil Winby won their class on the 1957 Mille Miglia, while three factory entered 100/6s went on to take the Manufacturers Team Prize at the 1958 Sebring 12 Hour race. The same year saw the first factory rally team of 100/6s show real potential, including Pat Moss, sister of Stirling, taking her