Austin Healey 3000 Mk II convertible, year 1964. Chassis number HBJ7L/22786, engine number 29F/RU/H-3705. Colour pale blue (Powder Blue) combined with a black leather interior. Off-white soft-top (newly fitted) and a black hood-cover.
This magnificent Austin Healey 3000 Mk II convertible, also named Mk II ‘A‘, was fully restored and perfectly rally prepared by Altena Classic & Rally Service in the years 2007 – 2009. Costs nor effort were spared to meet the demands of the owner. Including the initial purchase of the car the restoration and preparation costs mounted up to 150.000 Euro. In 2009 this ‘Big Healey’ won the FOCWA award for best rally prepared ‘Austin Healey on the InterClassics in Maastricht. The car comes complete with a FIVA identity card, a photo report and invoices of the restoration / preparation and service invoices. Everything is perfectly documented. You will be hard pressed to find another completely rally prepared Austin Healey in this excellent condition!
The car is (amongst others) fitted with the following options, modifications and improvements. Fully reinforced chassis and body, grade A four post roll-bar, a special boot-lid, cooling louvres in the front wings and in the bonnet, four additional long-range and wide-range lamps at the front, rally instruments and a map reading light on the dashboard, a specially fabricated side-exhaust (giving a fantastic sound-track!), special leather seats, four-point safety harnesses, black painted aluminium alloy Minilite wheels, high-grip Vredestein tyres, a modified wiring loom, up-rated and strengthened suspension (polyurethane bushings), tuned engine (van Giersbergen, the Netherlands), up-rated cooling system, electric cooling fan, large aluminium petrol tank, dual circuit brake system, heavy-duty engine supports, modified inlet manifold, free-flow exhaust manifold, fire extinguishing system, etcetera.
This is a highly desirable and spectacular Austin Healey 3000 rally car!