Austin Healey 100/4 1955

Details:

Odometer               421 km

Description

  • 1 of 446 BN-1 Australian delivered examples
  • Matching numbers
  • 2012 Concourse Winner
  • Factory RHD export example
  • British Motor Industry Heritage Trust’ certified
  • Top to bottom restoration to factory specification
  • Heritage Certificate

An example incomparable to any other is this Austin Healey 100/4 1955 model. This Vehicle presents in a matching interior and exterior, ‘Spruce’ Green and are highly collectable presenting in this restored condition.

Masterfully restored with highest attention to detail, this stunning vehicle has had a bare metal respray of a mixed paint profile obtained from PPG USA that was then mixed in Australia. From its mounting plates completely re-manufactured to its wiring clips produced to the original specs- this vehicle has had no expense spared.

During the restoration process, a team of technical experts offered their ongoing advice during its rebuilt. Roger Moment USA Concourse Committee and acknowledged expert as well as John Harper UK Healey Registrar and Healey Tech expert have given this vehicle a tick of approval. Its chrome work is noted to be a template of  ‘R. Gordon’s Car’ (previous USA concourse winner).

In 2012 this 100/4 placed first in the Healey Concours ‘Master Class Gold’ USA which came as no surprise following its beautiful restoration.

Mechanically sound, its powered by a 2.6L, inline 4-cylinder engine that is pulled by a 3-speed manual transmission, resulting in a vehicle that handles nimble throughout corners and glides on straight roads.

Its exterior present new, and contrasts blissfully over its matching leathered interior. The seats in the cockpit have been completely restored and rebuilt and finishing with a high-grade green leather.

Accompanying this vehicle is the ‘British Motor Industry Heritage Trust’ certified copy of a factory record as well as an in-depth restoration picture process step by step.

A vehicle that sets the benchmark across all restorations, this high-grade example showcases the beauty of these cars. The Austin Healey 100/4 was a vehicle ahead of its time and one in this condition is a true time capsule to them rolling off the factory line.

 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.

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