1965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLE - 80290Sold* at Las Vegas 2009 - Lot #371 1965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/80290/80290_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #371 1965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLE
Lot #371 - Absolutely gorgeous, has undergone a complete restoration and is like new in every way. Equipped with its original 2912 cc overhead cam 6 cylinder engine and finished in beautiful Ice Blue metallic. This is truly a fine example of a classic British sport car. Interior is all in great condition, overdrive gearbox is perfect and the chrome wire wheels finish this beautiful big Healy. The BJ8 was first introduced in 1963 and remained in production thru 1967. The BJ8 brought many improvements over its predecessor the BJ7 which included the twin two inch SU HD8 carburetors on the six cylinder engines which made them capable of producing 150 horsepower and 175 ft pounds of torque. These Healeys were truly a benchmark automobile and they continue to be one of the most desirable collector cars in the world.
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