The classic Austin-Healey of the 1960’s are considered by many collectors and enthusiasts to be a step-up in terms of British classic sports cars. Beginning as a joint venture between Leonard Lord of the Austin division of MBC and the Healey Motor Company, the 1960’s would be dominated by the release of the Austin-Healey 3000. Replacing the Big Healey 100-4 and 100-6, the 3000 had a commanding presence and a racing pedigree that was hard to beat. Today, potential buyers of all types turn to the Austin-Healey’s from the 1960’s for restoration, racing, everyday driving and more.
Whether you’re looking for a pristine example for your garage or an unfinished restoration project that you can take on, the Beverly Hills Car Club looks forward to helping you find the classic Austin-Healey to meet your needs. They invite you to tour their website to learn more about these iconic classics and welcome you to browse their model-specific Buyer’s Tips for these and other European and American classics. First, let’s learn more about the Austin-Healey models that were available during the 1960’s.
Considered to be one of the most successful cars in the Austin-Healey lineup, the Austin-Healey 3000 of the 1960’s was introduced in 1959 and would run until it was discontinued in 1967. Throughout the years, several different versions were available. The Mark I would be the original, and would offer a 2,912cc engine, twin carburetors, and disc brakes. The Mark II would be released in March 1961, and would offer three SU carburetors as well as the option for a 2+2. The Mark III, launched in 1963, would be the most powerful and luxurious. Today, any of these Austin-Healey options are a great purchase, yet buyers have their own reasons for wanting a particular model.
If you’re thinking about buying a classic Austin-Healey of the 1960’s, the Beverly Hills Car Club would be delighted to speak with you and to help you find the classic that best suits your needs and desires. Designed with you in mind, they welcome you to browse their website to learn more about the Austin-Healey models they currently have in their inventory and encourage you to contact them with any questions you may have. Connect today to get started!