1955 Austin-Healey 100 / 4

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1955
  • Mileage 
    27 497 mi / 44 253 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Country VAT 
    AU
  • Chassis number 
    BN1L223552
  • Lot number 
    445
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Red
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1955 Austin Healey 100/4 BN-1
Year: 1955
Make: Austin Healey
Model: 100/4 BN-1
Body: 2-Door Convertible RHD
Odometer: Indicating 27,497 miles
Engine: 2,660 cc inline four-cylinder
Transmission: Manual
Colour: Red / Cream
Seats: 2
Description/extras:
- British Motor Industry heritage Trust Certificate
- Highly collectable and increasingly rare
- Meticulously maintained
- Presented in Carmine Red with Leather Interior
- Austin Healey Service Manual
- Jack and Spare

This Austin Healey BN1 100/4 built on the 1st February 1955 presents an opportunity to own one of the most desirable British sports cars ever built. Produced between 1953 and 1956, only 10,000 of these cars were built.

Presented in Carmine Red over a contrasting cream interior, this 100/4 presents in excellent condition for its age. This Healey has been meticulously maintained and shows only 27,497 miles on the odometer. The paintwork presents well, and the interior is immaculate. The undercarriage and engine bay are clean and present beautifully. All tell-tale signs show that this vehicle has been meticulously looked after by its previous owners.

Sporting the torquey 2,660 cc inline four-cylinder engine, independent front suspension with coil springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and anti-sway bar, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes and Austin Healey 100/4 's are highly collectable and increasingly rare.

This example offers an opportunity to enjoy the car as is or add some final finishing touches and potentially add value. Timeless classic lines, sporting performance, even by today's standards, and predictable sure-footed handling mean that these BN1 100/4 Austin Healey's continue to be desirable. The original Service Manual also accompanies this stunning vehicle.

The 100/4 was the first of the “Big Healey's” – its powerful 90hp 2660cc inline-4 engine, allowing the car to reach 100mph with ease. The 3-speed manual transmission with overdrive, shifts seamlessly and the steering feels precise. Set up for touring, Ready to be driven and enjoyed, this Austin-Healey 100/4 holds a special place in British motoring history and would complement any garage or collection.

Chassis: BN1L223552

Sold unregistered

As with all vehicles sold in the Classic Car Division, they have been well looked after by their previous owners. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of vehicles, Lloyds Auctions are unable to physically inspect every aspect of each vehicle and the description which should be used as a guide only have been compiled after speaking with the owners. Lloyds Auctions sells these vehicles under standard auction conditions that offers no warranties or cooling off period. Please feel free to call the Classic Car Division if you have any questions relating to any vehicle. Inspection is highly recommended.

Lloyds stock #100961+1876

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