1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLE - 151331 Sold* at Palm Beach 2013 - Lot #451 1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/151331/151331_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #451

1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK III BJ8 CONVERTIBLE

Auction Palm Beach 2013
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 451
Year 1966
Make AUSTIN-HEALEY
Model 3000 MARK III BJ8
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN HBJ8558861
Exterior Color ICE BLUE
Interior Color NAVY BLUE
Cylinders 6
Engine Size 3000CC
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #451 - The Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII has a 150hp engine, power-assisted brakes, improved rear suspension and ride height and the best transmission. Luxuries include a beautiful walnut veneered dashboard, arm rest, arm bars, fold-down rear luggage shelf, roll-up windows and a nice folding convertible softtop. This spectacular car offered here has just been the subject of an extensive Kurt Tanner Restorations rebuild and is finished in the factory color scheme of signature Ice Blue with navy blue Ambla trim, softtop and boot. Details of its recent professional restoration include rebuilt engine with ancillaries, new brakes, stainless wire wheels and tires, new bare metal show-quality 2-stage body and paintwork, new chrome and rubber, completely new interior, top, dashboard, windshield, wiring harness and electrics, fuel system, trunk kit, replated hardware and detailed undercarriage. An exceptional restoration to gold concours standards by the Austin-Healey marque specialist. Options include 4-speed overdrive gearbox, wire wheels, heater and adjustable steering wheel. Super solid California car. Fully documented with a photo album of the restoration. Car is sold with a fifth chrome wheel, top boot, knock-off manner and owner's manual reprint.
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