1956 Austin Healey 100M


Impeccably restored, factory built, numbers matching and correct 100M finished in striking deep British Racing Green with Wimbledon White coves. One of only 640 produced by the factory, the car comes with a heritage certificate proving its rarity. This is far and away the most beautiful Healey we’ve ever seen, both in terms of the execution of its finish and its overall presence. Not to be missed by any true Healey collector or enthusiast.


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    Numbers matching factory Austin Healey 100M with a British Heritage Certificate. Listed as car F85 in the 100M Registry.

    As close to flawless as you can get, the car won numerous first place best of show awards including the Open Roads Healey International Show in Lake Tahoe. Truly worthy of showing, but incredibly fun to drive, the car will be offered at the Gooding and Co. Auction at Amelia Island in March if not sold prior.

    The details:

    The body has been completely restored and painted in 2006/2007 to the highest quality by Pacifica Auto Body in Costa Mesa.   The paint is British Racing Green and Wimbledon White. All opening gaps are absolutely perfect, and the panels are perfectly smooth. Around $40,000 was invested in paint and body work restoration alone.

    The interior was restored by Heritage Upholstery & Trim in Vancouver, Canada. Seats and trim are biscuit leather, with green carpeting. All in excellent shape and showing no wear.

    Engine Specs:

    Rebuilt with numbers matching block by Pelican Motor Cars in Costa Mesa, CA.   Less than 200 miles since rebuild.
    The engine is highly modified using all Dennis Welch racing components including:
    10:1 Racing pistons
    Racing camshaft
    Racing connecting rods
    Racing crankshaft
    Racing aluminum cylinder head
    Roller rocker valve train
    Racing valve springs and retainers
    Racing harmonic balancer
    Light weight flywheel
    Racing Oil Pan
    Oil pump
    Racing timing gear set
    Fresh main and rod bearings
    Cast aluminum valve cover

    12 volt electric system with onboard battery tender.

    Close ratio 5 speed gearbox upgrade by Erickson Auto in Ventura, CA. The original transmission comes with the car, along with original drive shaft.

    Front Disc Brake Kit.

    All Trim and Chrome has been replaced or renewed and polished.

    Boxes of parts including the original front brake drums, bumper brackets, driving lights, top frame, etc.

    Receipts and documentation going back three owners.

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