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CC-545828

For Sale: 1959 Austin-Healey 3000
in Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Description
 
The original Austin Healey 3000 has a 2912 cc I6 engine, with twin SU carburetors and Girling front disc brakes. It was only referred to as the Mark I after the Mark II was released, previously only being known as the 3000. Wire wheels, overdrive gearbox, a laminated windscreen, a heater, an adjustable steering column, a detachable hard top and two tone paint were all available as options. The original 3000 was built from March 1959 to March 1961 and has model designation BT7 Mark I (4-seat version) and BN7 Mark I (2-seater). A total of 13,650 were made (2,825 BN7 Mark I, and 10,825 BT7 Mark I).[2] A BT7 3000 with hardtop and overdrive tested by The Motor magazine in 1960 had a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h) and could accelerate from 0–60 mph (97 km/h) in 11.7 seconds. A fuel consumption of 21.6 miles per imperial gallon (13.1 L/100 km; 18.0 mpg-US) was recorded. The test car cost £1326 including taxes.

STOCK/INV. NUMBER: 249492
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
44,950 GBP
Vehicle Location


Country
United Kingdom
 
City, State
Nottingham
Zip
NG16 2WP
Vehicle Basics

Odometer Reading
3500

Year
1959

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Red

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

 
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