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Austin Healy Was Developed By Donald Healey, In Hopes Of Producing The Car At Healey Car Company In Warwick And Based On Austin A90 Atlantic Mechanicals.Healy Built A Single Car For The 1952 London Motor Show, And The Design Impressed Leonard Lord, Managing Director Of Austin, Who Was Looking For A Replacement To The Unsuccessful A90.
The Chassis Was Designed With Longitudinal Members And Cross Bracing Producing A Comparatively Stiff Structure Upon Which To Mount The Body. In Order To Keep The Overall Vehicle Height Low, The Rear Axle Was Underslung, The Chassis Frame Passing Under The Rear Axle Assembly.
Lord Struck A Deal With Healey To Build It In Quantity, Bodies Made By Jensen Motors Were Given Austin Mechanical Components At Austin's Longbridge Factory. The Car Was Renamed The Austin-Healey 100. The "100" Was Named By Healey For The Car's Ability To Reach 100 mph.
Features On This Open Two-Seater Vehicle:
2660 cc 4-Cylinder Engine, Twin 1.5" SU Carburetors
3 Speed With Overdrive
Smith Dash Gauges For Fuel, Water And Tachometer
Very Nice Exterior Done In Red
Fold Down Windshield
Black Bucket Seats With White Piping
Black Soft Convertible Top
Blackwall Radials On Wire Wheels
This is a consignment vehicle and the information above was provided by the current owner. We can make no guarantees as to the accuracy of the above information. However, please understand as with all pre-owned automobiles, the described condition is subjective
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LocationAlsip, Illinois Mileage: Engine: 4 Cylinder Body Type: Roadster Interior: Black Exterior: Red View all the ads by this advertiser
Place Date: 9/17/2018
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