Don’t miss this opportunity and become the new owner of this timeless classic Austin-Healey convertible! This is a NO RESERVE PRICE AUCTION.
Before the start of the Earls Court Motor Show, Leonard Lord, the director of Austin, discovered the Donald Healey 100 at the Donald Healey stand. Before the motor show opened, Leonard Lord bought the rights to the Donald Healey 100. At the motor show, Austin and Donald Healey presented the Austin-Healey 100.
The 100-4 BN-2 ceased production after only a year, in 1956. Only 4,604 units were built during this short period, only a small percentage remains nowadays. In addition to the improvements compared to the 100/4 BN1, the lower production number makes the 100/4 BN2 highly sought after amongst collectors and enthusiasts.
This Austin Healey starts instantly and idles nicely. It shifts smoothly and powerfully through all gears and brakes properly. The car looks good with its Old English White paint and the chrome still looks nice.
The car had a frame-off restoration about 15 years ago, it’s really noticeable. The (matching numbers) engine was also overhauled during the restoration, the engine bay looks very well maintained. The bottom of the car still looks like new. The navy blue interior (with white piping) still looks very much like in the photos. The soft-top (with side windows) still looks very good.
These early Austin-Healey convertibles are offered less and less often, so don't wait too long and become the new owner of this piece of British pride!
Information about the car:
Austin Healey - 100/4 BN2 Convertible - 1956
Brand: Austin Healey
Type: 100/4 BN2 Convertible 2.7L
Year of manufacture: 1956
Colour: Old English White / Navy blue interior
Engine and power: 2660cc (2.7L) I4 90 HP (Matching numbers)
Transmission: Manual transmission
Odometer reading: 57,318 miles.
Number of keys: 1
Margin: Yes (already imported to the Netherlands, VAT and import duties have been paid in full)
Documents / registration: USA Title and European import document
- Bucket seats
- Chrome-plated front bumper
- Chrome-plated grille
- Chrome-plated mirrors
- Chromed rear bumper
- Foldable soft-top
- Complete spare wheel
- Leather seats
- Leather steering wheel
- Revolution counter
This is a direct import from the USA, the car is offered without a technical inspection.
The car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands. All technical inspections, test drives, and viewings are possible prior to placing a bid. You may contact the auctioneer in case you have any questions.
- Austin Healey
- Model Type
- 100/4 BN2 Convertible 2.7L - NO RESERVE
- Located in
- Body style
- Cabriolet / convertible
- Mileage reading
- 57318 mi
- Registration papers
- with American registration
- Old English White
- Horse Power
- Cubic capacity
- Matching numbers
- Matching colours
- Service Book/history
- Valid MOT
- Chassis number
- Engine number
- Condition (Paint & body)
- 2 - Very Good: minor chips or scratches, minor conventional body and paintwork
- Condition (Interior)
- 2 - Very Good: clean, showing minimal wear. May require replacement of minor missing or broken parts
- Condition (Frame & underbody)
- 2 - Very Good: frame/structure is in a well preserved condition, minor signs of usage/wear
- Condition (Mechanical)
- 2 - Very Good: mechanically sound, may require minor service
- Condition (Overall)
- 2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear