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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:

1967 Austin Austin Healey Sebring Mk2  Sebring Replica Healey 1967 Austin Austin Healey Sebring Mk2 Sebring Replica Healey 15 $7,500.00
1964 Austin Healey Sprite 1964 Austin Healey Sprite 20 $US $5,000.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 1966 Austin Healey 3000 4 $59,750.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 MkIII N/A 1966 Austin Healey 3000 MkIII N/A 21 $75,000.00
1960 Austin Healey 3000 1960 Austin Healey 3000 21 $13,500.00
1960 Austin-Healey 3000 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 12 $14,750.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III 1964 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III 1 $57,243.00
1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 12 $74,950.00
1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN-6 1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN-6 12 $53,500.00
1960 Austin Healey 3000 1960 Austin Healey 3000 12 $29,500.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 1962 Austin Healey 3000 12 $75,000.00
1965 Austin Healey Other Sebring 1965 Austin Healey Other Sebring 21 $US $8,900.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 1967 Austin Healey 3000 12 $65,000.00
1962 Austin Healey Sprite 1962 Austin Healey Sprite 16 $1,950.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 N/A 1962 Austin Healey 3000 N/A 12 $47,995.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III Replica 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III Replica 4 $31,995.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 4 $20,995.00
1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mk 1 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mk 1 12 $70,000.00
1955 Austin Healey Other BN1 1955 Austin Healey Other BN1 4 $59,999.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 12 $42,000.00
1966 Austin Healey Other 1966 Austin Healey Other 21 $30,000.00
1968 Austin Healey Other 1968 Austin Healey Other 6 $US $6,600.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 1962 Austin Healey 3000 2 $89,500.00
1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 21 $US $30,000.00
1957 Austin Healey Other 1957 Austin Healey Other 21 $US $18,500.00
1960 Austin-Healey 3000 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 12 $26,500.00
1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 12 $21,750.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII, Series BJ8 - IMMACULATE SHOW WINNER! 1964 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII, Series BJ8 - IMMACULATE SHOW WINNER! 13 $57,400.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 21 $52,000.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 18 $45,000.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 1967 Austin Healey 3000 12 $US $67,900.00
1963 Austin-Healey 3000 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 12 $16,750.00
1959 Austin Healey Sprite N/A 1959 Austin Healey Sprite N/A 12 $16,500.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 1966 Austin Healey 3000 4 $64,850.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 11 $US $3,250.00
1967 Austin Healey Sprite 1967 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $US $1,525.00
1966 Austin-Healey 3000 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 12 $38,500.00
1961 Austin Healey 3000 1961 Austin Healey 3000 12 $61,000.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8 1965 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8 1 $23,500.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 1967 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 1 $32,500.00
1974 Other Makes Convertible , 1974 Other Makes Convertible , 12 $US $2,651.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 1967 Austin Healey 3000 3 $US $28,600.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 1963 Austin Healey 3000 21 $51,500.00
1965 Austin Healey Sprite 1965 Austin Healey Sprite 16 $US $3,500.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 11 $9,250.00
1963 Austin Healey Sprite 1963 Austin Healey Sprite 18 $US $4,050.00
1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 21 $US $40,000.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 1 $34,995.00
1965 Austin Healey Other Sebring 1965 Austin Healey Other Sebring 21 $US $9,500.00
1959 Austin-Healey Bug Eye 1959 Austin-Healey Bug Eye 12 $9,750.00
1956 Austin-Healey 100-4 1956 Austin-Healey 100-4 12 $29,500.00
1958 Austin Healey Other Roadster 1958 Austin Healey Other Roadster 12 $39,500.00
1959 Austin Healey Sprite 1959 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $9,222.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 1966 Austin Healey 3000 4 $64,850.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 1962 Austin Healey 3000 21 $US $59,100.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 1962 Austin Healey 3000 12 $85,000.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 1967 Austin Healey 3000 12 $65,000.00
1969 Austin Healey Sprite 1969 Austin Healey Sprite 4 $US $9,500.00
1959 Other Makes Bug Eye 1959 Other Makes Bug Eye 21 $6,900.00
1959 Austin Healey 3000 BT 7 1959 Austin Healey 3000 BT 7 21 $US $47,000.00
1969 Austin Healey Sprite 1969 Austin Healey Sprite 9 $US $310.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 3000 1967 Austin Healey 3000 3000 8 $US $42,100.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 MkIII 1966 Austin Healey 3000 MkIII 21 $75,000.00
1956 Austin Healey 100 1956 Austin Healey 100 21 $US $6,100.00
1966 Austin Healey 3000 1966 Austin Healey 3000 1 $46,500.00
1962 Austin Healey Sebring Tribute 1962 Austin Healey Sebring Tribute 12 $30,995.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III Replica 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III Replica 4 $31,995.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 4 $20,995.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 1962 Austin Healey 3000 21 $US $48,100.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $US $24,500.00
1959 Austin Healey Sprite 1959 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $10,222.00
1961 Austin Healey Sprite 1961 Austin Healey Sprite 10 $US $13,000.00
1962 Austin Healey Sprite convertible 1962 Austin Healey Sprite convertible 20 $2,500.00
1959 Austin Healey Sprite Bugeye 1959 Austin Healey Sprite Bugeye 17 $US $1,899.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 21 $95,000.00
1969 Austin Healey Sprite Mk IV 1969 Austin Healey Sprite Mk IV 21 $10,995.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 12 $58,000.00
1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1 1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1 21 $69,000.00
1958 Austin Healey Other 1958 Austin Healey Other 15 $US $1,175.00
1959 Austin Healey Other 1959 Austin Healey Other 21 $US $41,000.00
1957 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 1957 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 21 $42,000.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 1 $34,995.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 1963 Austin Healey 3000 12 $US $32,100.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 MK III 1965 Austin Healey 3000 MK III 15 $US $22,400.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II  BJ7 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II BJ7 12 $US $20,000.00
1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 1 $18,950.00
1974 MG Midget 1974 MG Midget 14 $21,000.00
1969 Austin Healey Sprite 1969 Austin Healey Sprite 4 $US $10,500.00
1969 Austin Healey Sprite 1969 Austin Healey Sprite 9 $750.00
1960 Austin Healey 3000 1960 Austin Healey 3000 21 $59,900.00
1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 1959 Austin Healey 100-6 1006 21 $US $40,000.00
1965 Austin Healey Sprite 1965 Austin Healey Sprite 4 $13,995.00
1965 Austin Healey 3000 1965 Austin Healey 3000 21 $49,000.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $24,995.00
1960 Austin Healey Sprite 1960 Austin Healey Sprite 12 $12,995.00
1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II 12 $29,995.00
1955 Austin Healey 100-4 1955 Austin Healey 100-4 9 $24,000.00
1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III 1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mark III 12 $94,000.00
1962 Austin Healey 3000 Sebring Roadster 1962 Austin Healey 3000 Sebring Roadster 12 $34,995.00
1964 Austin Healey 3000 1964 Austin Healey 3000 4 $20,995.00