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Austin-Healey History

History

This is the history of the brand Austin-Healey since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

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Austin-Healey

Austin-Healey - the automobile of mark, which acted in the 1953-1971 years. In fact, Austin-Healey is not a separate company, but is a joint project of the British Motor Company and designer-designer Donald Healey. Specialized Austin-Healey purely on the issue of a sports car. Interestingly, the British Motor Company at the time of its prosperity has already been engaged in the creation of sports cars, but for some reason drawings were pushed to the back burner. The creation of brand of the Austin-Healey was an excellent occasion to get them off the shelves and significantly reworked.





The first series of the car has received the name of the Austin-Healey BN1. Machine is equipped with 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 90 horsepower, had a 3-speed manual transmission and drum brakes on 4 wheels. The first series of sports cars Austin-Healey is comprised of 10 000 copies. Series Austin-Healey BN2 brought to market in 1956, and motor vehicle acquired advanced carburetor, which allowed to squeeze the already 110 horsepower. This series Austin-Healey is also reinforced suspension.





Another model Austin-Healey 100-6 appeared in 1956 with a 6-cylinder engine, vypuskavshayasya since 1958, also in 2-local variation. Maximum speed of this machine amounted to 170 km/hour. It replaced the Austin-Healey 3000 in 1959, apart, however, from the 100-6 does not enjoy. However, it is with this model began to use the code Mark I, when in 1961, have developed an improved version of the 3000 Mk II.





The first successor of the Austin Seven, proizvodivshimsya BMC before the war, became a small sports car Austin-Healey Spritebecause of its unusual design gained a nickname В«theFrogeyeВ». Liter engine Austin-Healey Sprite with a capacity of just 43 horsepower allowed the car to develop speed of 134 km/hour. Version of the Mk II began to look less eccentric headlights were close to the fashion of the time, but the engine power increased to 56 horsepower.





The production of cars Austin-Healey has been completely stopped due to lack of demand on them already in 1971. This is probably due to the long downtime in the field of creation of new models of sports cars, as well as to the absence of "heirs" in all cars, issued initially.



The brand is known for its miniature В«glazastymiВ» coupe Sprite.

Find the car of the brand on the British auction is extremely difficult, but possible. The prices can be very different, depending on the machine status and ending with its В«historyВ». Austin Healey the beginning of 60th years will cost at least 30 thousand pounds.

Austin-Healey cars, presented in our catalogue:

Latest classic Austin-Healey cars offered in listings in the United Kingdom:

 FROGEYE SPRITE 1959 FROGEYE SPRITE 1959 7 £6,250.00
 frogeye sprite replica frogeye sprite replica 13 £2,650.00
 frogeye sprite frogeye sprite 9 £8,500.00
Other mk1 frogeye sprite  old english white eBay Motors #251347816968 Other mk1 frogeye sprite old english white eBay Motors #251347816968 9 £7,000.00
 Healey Abbott Drophead Convertible Healey Abbott Drophead Convertible 11 £16,000.00
 Healey Abbott Drophead with Suicide Doors Healey Abbott Drophead with Suicide Doors 11 £10,601.00
Other    eBay Motors #300939643445 Other eBay Motors #300939643445 4 £5,350.00
 Austi Healey 3000, 100/6 Austi Healey 3000, 100/6 6 £10,200.00
 original frog eye sprite 1959 original frog eye sprite 1959 6 £2,828.33
 1961 Lenham-Healey Six 1961 Lenham-Healey Six 5 £17,500.00
 1964 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III. 1964 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III. 6 £39,950.00
 Austin Healey Sprite . Full Rebuild, Race Tuned Engine. Low Miles Austin Healey Sprite . Full Rebuild, Race Tuned Engine. Low Miles 11 £6,750.00
 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 - 1964 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 - 1964 8 £30,000.00
 1958 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE BLUE 1958 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE BLUE 1 £7,200.00
 1960 Austin Healey 3000 MK1 BT7 - Original UK RHD Car 1960 Austin Healey 3000 MK1 BT7 - Original UK RHD Car 20 £34,995.00
 1958 Austin Healey 100/6 2 Seater Roadster - Very Rare 1958 Austin Healey 100/6 2 Seater Roadster - Very Rare 20 £26,990.00
 1962 Austin Healey MKII Rally Car 1962 Austin Healey MKII Rally Car 12 £19,800.00
 1962 Austin Healey MK2 BT7 1962 Austin Healey MK2 BT7 11 £15,340.00
Austin Healey Sprite sports/convertible Blue eBay Motors #140956170697 Austin Healey Sprite sports/convertible Blue eBay Motors #140956170697 11 £6,750.00
 1955 AUSTIN HEALEY 100/4-Extensive Restoration-Heritage Certificate-UK RHD Car 1955 AUSTIN HEALEY 100/4-Extensive Restoration-Heritage Certificate-UK RHD Car 12 £52,500.00
 Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite, original example in good condition Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite, original example in good condition 7 £8,500.00
 1959 Austin HEALEY SPRITE Frogeye - RHD CAR - ALL STEEL 1959 Austin HEALEY SPRITE Frogeye - RHD CAR - ALL STEEL 19 £10,995.00
 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 LHD for Restoration 100 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 LHD for Restoration 100 20 £17,999.00
 Austin Healey 3000 in the original Golden Beige, Extremely Rare For Sale 1967 Austin Healey 3000 in the original Golden Beige, Extremely Rare For Sale 1967 20 £69,900.00
 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK I (1960) AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK I (1960) 6 £49,500.00
 Austin Healey Sprite 1959 award wining condition Austin Healey Sprite 1959 award wining condition 16 £16,795.00
 1963 Austin Healey Sports/Convertible 3000cc Petrol 1963 Austin Healey Sports/Convertible 3000cc Petrol 9 £69,995.00
 Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Project - Ideal Goodwood Revival Austin Healey Sebring Sprite Project - Ideal Goodwood Revival 12 £8,500.00
 Austin HEALEY SPRITE 1971 Classic MK11 FULL RE - BUILD Tax Exempt Full HISTORY Austin HEALEY SPRITE 1971 Classic MK11 FULL RE - BUILD Tax Exempt Full HISTORY 20 £4,995.00
 Austin Healey Ashley Sprite - 1962 - 948cc - Very usuable classic - Lots history Austin Healey Ashley Sprite - 1962 - 948cc - Very usuable classic - Lots history 12 £3,766.99