1964 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8 Phase 1

Condition Used
Body Convertible
Make Austin-Healey
Model 3000 Mk III
Mileage 34918 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1964
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Green
History Yes
VIN: HBJ8L/26139

The 2,912-cc OHV straight-six engine with dual 2-inch SU carburetors was rated at 150 horsepower and 173 lb-ft torque when new.  The floors, frame, and outriggers appear to be solid, with some minor rust. All chrome is original, and all lights work. The windshield has some chips, to be expected with the car’s age and originality. The ongoing evolution of the Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8 transformed the earlier Healey 100s from raw-boned open sports cars into comfortable sports convertibles with full weather protection and amenities. The 3000 Mk IIIs provided 2+2 seating, a wrap-around windshield, adjustable steering wheel, roll-up windows, and a restyled interior with a burled wood dash. Overall, the mostly original interior in this Mk III is described as in “good original condition.” The Black Ambla vinyl interior materials are said to be original to the car, with the exception of the driver’s seat, which has been reupholstered. The dashboard appears to be in good condition. The undercarriage shows use and surface rust to be expected from an original car of this age and mileage. The car has a newer exhaust system. The five chrome wire wheels are a newer upgrade and are described in “near perfect” condition. The Michelin Radial X tires, sized 175R15, show plenty of remaining tread in the photos, but are described as older. The steering points straight, with no play.