1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk1

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1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk1

STOCK NUMBER 5588
VIN
H-BN7-L-10160
Engine
2,912CC INLINE SIX
Transmission
4 SPEED MANUAL
Drivetrain
RWD
MILEAGE
4402
Exterior Color
BLUE
Interior Color
BLUE
Interior Surface
LEATHER

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mechanically and cosmetically restored
  • Gold Level Certification winner
  • Eligible for many of the great vintage tours
  • Numbers matching
  • British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate
  • OVERVIEW

    1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mkl BN7
    VIN: H-BN7-L10160

    Completed on June 1st 1960, this BN7 was shipped off to the North American market eight- days later. It was optioned with wire wheels, heater, adjustable steering column, overdrive, and a laminated windscreen.

    In 2010, then owner Ray Kennett completed a full nut and bolt restoration of the car. His shop, BTO Auto works, is a veteran of over 20 concours level Big Healey restorations. The engine, transmission, and suspension were rebuilt by well-known Healey expert, Peter Genovese of Highland Automotive of Highland, NY.

    In September 2010, the car won the Austin-Healey concours class at British Invasion XX in Stowe, Vermont. In 2011, under the new ownership of Ray D'Ardenne the car won Gold Level Certification at the Healey Conclave in Colorado Springs.

    This car may have a Gold Level Certification, but it is not a trailer queen. Being a 1960 it is eligible for many of the great vintage tours, and this BN7 successfully completed the Colorado Grand in 2013 as well as the Copperstate 1000 in 2014.

    The car's most recent owner has focused on both the drivability and concours competiveness. In the past three years he has rebuilt the overdrive unit, rebuilt the carburetors, added electric ignition, installed new Lucas Le Mans headlights, fitted new Heritage carpets with heat insulation added to the floors and tunnel, restored the radiator, and kept the car in outstanding mechanical and cosmetic condition.

    The Mk1 is complete with a factory hardtop, softtop, side curtains, tonneau, tool roll, jack, spare, driver's handbook, and British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate. It also features original period advertisements, magazine articles, as well as photos from the restoration, concours judging sheets, and recent service invoices.

    Disclaimer: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated. All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and any emission testing charge. Vehicles are subject to prior sale. All advertised to be true but not guaranteed. We assume no liability for errors or omissions.

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