1956 Austin-Healey 100100/6
Year of manufacture1956
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourBlack
Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
In September 1956, the Austin Healey 100/6 was introduced using the 6 cylinder, 2,638cc BMC engine from the new Austin Westminster which produced 102bhp at 4,600rpm and was a great deal more flexible and smooth, whilst the BN2 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.
This Austin Healey has just undergone a ground up restoration to the highest standard by leading German specialists. Its body has been completely stripped to bare metal and finished in black. On the mechanical side, th