1956 Austin Healey 100M

$170,000.00

Impeccably restored, factory built, numbers matching and correct 100M finished in striking deep British Racing Green with Wimbledon White coves. One of only 640 produced by the factory, the car comes with a heritage certificate proving its rarity. This is far and away the most beautiful Healey we’ve ever seen, both in terms of the execution of its finish and its overall presence. Not to be missed by any true Healey collector or enthusiast.

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Description

Numbers matching factory Austin Healey 100M with a British Heritage Certificate. Listed as car F85 in the 100M Registry.

As close to flawless as you can get, the car won numerous first place best of show awards including the Open Roads Healey International Show in Lake Tahoe. Truly worthy of showing, but incredibly fun to drive, the car will be offered at the Gooding and Co. Auction at Amelia Island in March if not sold prior.

The details:

The body has been completely restored and painted in 2006/2007 to the highest quality by Pacifica Auto Body in Costa Mesa.   The paint is British Racing Green and Wimbledon White. All opening gaps are absolutely perfect, and the panels are perfectly smooth. Around $40,000 was invested in paint and body work restoration alone.

The interior was restored by Heritage Upholstery & Trim in Vancouver, Canada. Seats and trim are biscuit leather, with green carpeting. All in excellent shape and showing no wear.

Engine Specs:

Rebuilt with numbers matching block by Pelican Motor Cars in Costa Mesa, CA.   Less than 200 miles since rebuild.
The engine is highly modified using all Dennis Welch racing components including:
10:1 Racing pistons
Racing camshaft
Racing connecting rods
Racing crankshaft
Racing aluminum cylinder head
Roller rocker valve train
Racing valve springs and retainers
Racing harmonic balancer
Light weight flywheel
Racing Oil Pan
Oil pump
Racing timing gear set
Fresh main and rod bearings
Cast aluminum valve cover

12 volt electric system with onboard battery tender.

Close ratio 5 speed gearbox upgrade by Erickson Auto in Ventura, CA. The original transmission comes with the car, along with original drive shaft.

Front Disc Brake Kit.

All Trim and Chrome has been replaced or renewed and polished.

Boxes of parts including the original front brake drums, bumper brackets, driving lights, top frame, etc.

Receipts and documentation going back three owners.

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