1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mark I (BT7)

Lot: 157

Sold for (£): 34,833
Offered for sale is a 2.9L 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mark I (BT7) manual that has been with the current owner for the last 6 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 87 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An original, UK-supplied, RHD, BT7 with incredibly low mileage....

  • A 'proper' big Healey in Colorado Red with Chrome Wire Wheels
  • First Reg. 04.02. 1960 in London. In sunny Devon since 1970
  • Current mileage 17,500. Recoded MOT yearly mileage from 1981 (10,347)
  • Bare metal rebuild and repaint in 1999. Bodywork and (4-seat) interior still very good
  • Four former keepers. Plenty of documented history and photos. BMIH Certificate 2016/4786.






Lot Details

Registration: 399 AYV RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1960 Engine size: 2.9L
Make: Austin Healey Odometer reading (miles): 17500
Model: 3000 Mark I (BT7) MOT expiry: 2018-06-04
Warranted: No Chassis number: H-BT7/6597

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 87 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Bodywork and interior good. 


Door-cards: Carpets:
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Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


No obvious mechanical faults.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


First Reg. 04.02. 1960 London. Thereafter bought by chap in Torquay Circa 1970 and remained in Devon since. Plenty of documented history and photos, Recorded MOT yearly mileage from 1981 (10347), British Motor Industry Heritage Cert 2016/4786.

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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