1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY BN2-100M ROADSTER - 93239 Sold* at Las Vegas 2010 - Lot #641 1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY BN2-100M ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/93239/93239_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #641

1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY BN2-100M ROADSTER

Auction Las Vegas 2010
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 641
Year 1956
Make AUSTIN-HEALEY
Model BN2-100M
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN BN2L229931
Exterior Color GUN METAL GRAY OVER RED
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 4
Engine Size 2660CC
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #641 - This car has benefited from a full frame-off comprehensive restoration by Tom and Randee Rocke. This Austin-Healey 100 with Le Mans modifications is painted in the dual color scheme of Gun Metal Gray over Saint James Red. The interior is finished in Red Ox Blood vinyl with matching English wool carpeting and black armachord. New black vinyl top and tonneau cover fitted to the car with original side curtains. The Le Mans modifications include high compression pistons, high lift camshaft, twin S.U. carburetors with special inlet manifolds, special 25D long shaft distributor with modified automatic advance curve and steel faced cylinder head gasket that provides 110hp from the 2,660cc inline 4-cylinder engine. Independent front suspension with coil springs and anti-roll bar, rigid rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and anti-sway bar and 4-wheel hydraulic concentric ring drum brakes. Louvered bonnet with Le Mans regulation leather bonnet strap. Alloy front and rear shroud. Two tone exterior paint. Additional features of the restoration include engine, transmission and overdrive that have been rebuilt using all new parts. New brake lines, new master brake and slave cylinders and jet coated brake drums. New fuel lines, fuel pump and refurbished gas tank. Jet coated exhausts, Le Mans specification cold air box, alloy Le Mans cooling fan, new 4-row radiator and new steel exhaust system. All new electrical components and wiring harness. Rebuilt original gauges, new steering wheel and new drop down racing windshield. Original heavy gauge rechromed 100/4 bumpers. 48-spoke chrome wire wheels with new road speed tires including spare tire. British Heritage Trust certificate and full photo documented restoration.
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