1956 Austin-Healey 100 / 4

BN2

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1956
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Lot number 
    39
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

French title
Chassis n° BN2L231282
Engine n° 1B231282M
Body n°12775

- Guaranteed driving pleasure
- BN2 with high-performance mechanics
- Close to 30,000€ in invoices since 2012
- No reserve

The car on offer is an attractive Austin Healey 100/2 in its sought after BN2 version. According to the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust's certificate, it had been delivered new in Yokohama, Japan. It was acquired in 2012 by its current owner following an import from the United States. Already in its full black configuration and equipped with a forged steel crankshaft for better torque operation and increased reliability. Wishing to regularly use this car, restored in the past, he carried out the necessary mechanical refurbishment carried out by recognized specialists of the brand in order to have a perfectly reliable car. It also includes multiple improvements such as an electronic ignition, a rotary fuel pump, an additional fan, an aviation oil pump hose and reinforced dampers. 72 spoke wire rims with Avon tyres which replaced the original, narrower, 46 tires (sold with car), have also been installed to improve driveability. Since 2012 this car has traveled more than 16,500 miles, taking part in many international rallies. Today it has 32,850 miles and presents itself in a nice general state with slight patina. Delivered with all its accessories, this 100/4 BN2 is waiting for a new collector of sports roadsters.

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