For Sale: 1954 Austin-Healey 100-4 in Los Angeles, California

Vehicle Description


Drives like a Cobra, priced like a Healy.  

This 100/4 was purpose built in the 1960’s for street-and-strip action and is said to have competed at the Irwindale Dragstrip in Southern California. Expertly restored by an aerospace engineer over three decades,  it houses a Chevy 5.7 liter, (350 cu. in.) 4 bolt main short block. Fully balanced, fitted with early high compression camel hump “Fuelie” heads, a Competition Cams bump stick, topped by and Edelbrock performer manifold and matching 750cfm carburetor w/electric choke. Finned aluminum valve covers and air cleaner housing provide period correct looks. Spent gasses exit via a set of headers into a dual exhaust with hi pro mufflers and dual chrome tips. Power output is 375 horse. It employs a Muncie M21 close ratio transmission and a freeway flyer 4th gear. At the tail end of the driveshaft sits a bullet proof ‘66 Chevelle Pumpkin with tall 3:08 final ratio, located by leaf springs and aided by a set of air shocks. 
Currently registered with original six digit blue and gold plates. 
2021- New master cylinder, breaks, alignment. Fully restored custom radiator. New alternator, battery killer switch and coolant reservoir. 
Free of rust and bondo. 

-100/4 fold back windshield to an almost horizontal state for a “wind in face” experience. This car really feels like you’re driving a motorcycle.

-Six period Stewart Warner gauges set deep into an engine turned alloy panel.
-Three spoke wood & aluminum MOTO-LITA volant.

-Rare “Don Garlits Performance” dash plaque. 
-Neatly rimmed cockpit with polished aluminum. Original Healy bucket seats and door panels are finished in bright red Morrokide with matching red loop carpet. Matching tonneau cover with zipper down the middle.  
-RADIR mag wheels with tri-eared spinners. 
-custom fuel tank in trunk sits beneath carpeted panels. 

Vehicle Details

  • 1954 Austin-Healey 100-4
  • Listing ID: CC-1490140
  • Price: $72,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Los Angeles, California
  • Year:1954
  • Make:Austin-Healey
  • Model:100-4
  • Exterior Color:Glacier White
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Flat 4
  • Odometer:5550
  • VIN:1B215090MA
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
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