1957 Austin-Healey 100

100/6 Mille Miglia eligible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Old English White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: EU taxes paid Chassis Number: BN4-S / 32893
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 became the Austin H