Austin Healey 3000 Mk III phase 1, year 1964. Chassis number BJ8L3004X, engine number 29KRUH483X, body number 7498X. This is a matching numbers car, a Heritage certificate to confirm this is present. Colour Ice-blue metallic over crème white combined with a dark blue leather interior and dark blue carpet. Dark blue mohair hood and hood-cover. This beautiful ‘Big Healey’ was sold new in the USA. The automobile was exported to the Netherlands in the year 1995. In the years 1996 – 1997 the car was extensively and beautifully restored and overhauled. All the invoices are present in a file folder. The body shows a good panel fit, very good paint and wonderful chrome. The Austin Healey 3000 Mk III features the easy up and down foldable convertible top and convenient ‘roll down’ side windows. Another Mk III feature is the full width walnut dashboard with glove box and radio console. This wonderful specimen is in a very good condition inside and out and the car drives and handles perfectly! The car is fitted with overdrive, chrome wire wheels shod with 165/15 Michelin tyres, ‘eared’ knock-on chrome wheel nuts, a chrome badge bar on the front bumper fitted with a pair of Lucas SLR576 long range spot lamps, a Stainless-Steel exhaust system and a classic Blaupunkt Frankfurt auto radio with FM. This Austin Healey 3000 Mk III phase 1 shows wonderful original details, and the car is fitted with the original steering wheel. A highly desirable example in very good condition!
Engine: Six cilinder engine