1957 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4

Lot: 522

Estimate (£): 40,000 - 45,000
(+buyer’s premium of 12% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 2.912L 1957 Austin Healey 100-6 BN4 manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 91 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The quintessential British Classic. Superbly presented "Big Healey"...

  • Left-Hand Drive BN4 with matching numbers
  • Presented superbly in Healey Blue over Ivory White
  • Restored in Montreal from 1991 to 2005 with over $50,000 spent 
  • Comprehensive history file complete with original owners handbook
  • Engine upgraded in 2003 to AH3000 Mk1 Specification to include 12-port manifold and new cylinder head
  • Brand new soft top and chrome wire wheels

 

Lot Details

Registration: 436 UYS RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1957 Engine size: 2.912L
Make: Austin Healey Odometer reading (miles): 78000
Model: 100-6 BN4 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: BN4L042762

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 91 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Looks stunning in the best colour combination. (as original) New chrome wire wheels sets it off beautifully.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Originally blue but now black leather with white piping with wonderful patination. Door cards are good, New hood and carpets (Black). Dash & instrument panel all lovely & original, as is the steering wheel. Boot linings are excellent

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Starts readily, runs beautifully, pulls strongly through the gears, holds near 40psi when warm.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Changes are crisp and positive. Works quietly Overdrive works faultlessly.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

The restoration programme included brakes, steering, suspension etc.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

No known issues, all instruments, switches, lights etc. work as they should.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Wonderful history from c1990 (last 27 years) including original handbook (unused linen covered) many early Healey books, magazines, brochures,workshop manuals etc.too comprehensive to list here. Including a rare and original Clausager restorers guide. Also included in the sale is a large box of spare parts/components. Some new and unused others used but probably serviceable.

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history