1964 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8 - Striking, Mechanically Strong & Solid BJ8

Price: US $21,100.00 Item location: Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Austin Healey
  • Model: 3000
  • SubModel: MK III BJ8
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Two Door Convertible
  • Year: 1964
  • Mileage: 79,260
  • VIN: HBJ8L27591
  • Color: Colorado Red
  • Engine size: 2.9L Inline 6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1964 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8

Offered for sale is a striking, echanically fantastic, ntirely solid and numbers matching 1964 Austin Healey 3000 MK III BJ8 finished in beautiful Colorado Red over a black interior. The recipient of a rotisserie restoration in the 1990s by its Austin Healey Club member owner, t was subsequently toured and shown for the better part of two decades. While not participating in events, he car was always properly garaged and maintained to the highest standard, ts enthusiast owner always ensuring that its mechanicals were in top form.

The original engine starts easily, dles consistently and pulls with grin-inducing force through each of the transmission’s gears. Compression is strong and even, he overdrive is functional and the car drives brakes straight and true and ride. Spirited and visceral, t’s an absolute joy to drive, s we experienced while photographing it in the Santa Barbara foothills. Despite the searing 90 degree temperatures, he car showed absolutely no indication of overheating.

The Colorado Red finish is in excellent condition, xhibiting only the most insignificant of imperfections, one of which are big enough to appear in the pictures. The chrome, lass and rubber are all in good shape and the chassis and undercarriage are in excellent condition, ntirely straight, olid and free of harmful corrosion. The interior is gorgeous, he seats, arpets, ash and interior panels showing only the most negligible of wear and the wood dash inserts are in excellent condition.

  • AHCA Member Owned for 25+ years
  • Rotisserie Restored
  • Timeless Sporting Colors
  • Numbers Matching Engine
  • Straight, olid and Corrosion-Free Chassis and Undercarriage
  • Strong Original Mechanicals
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a wonderful appreciating classic with all the right things going for it: corrosion-free, umbers matching, echanically strong and finished in a timeless sporting livery. With “Big Healey” auction results routinely fetching sales prices nearing and often surpassing six figures, hey represent a unique segment of the classic car market: highly collectible with good appreciation potential, ut with strong weekend driver examples still priced somewhat accessibly so that you can actually enjoy driving them. And that’s a good thing, ecause they are far too fun from behind the wheel to relegate them to garages or trailers on the way to shows. This car is no exception, ndoubtedly providing its next owner with countless enjoyable driving experiences in an asset that will only increase in value over time.

Please call 805-202-4557 for more information. You can also visit us online at GoodmanReed.

Goodman Reed Motorcars

We try to give accurate descriptions of the cars we’re selling, ut we’re enthusiasts, ot experts, nd we encourage and are happy to help facilitate personal or professional inspections. But please do so before bidding, s the alternative harms our ability to make sales to other interested parties who have done their proper due diligence before bidding.

For U.S. buyers a 10% non-refundable deposit is required within 3 days of the auction’s end, he balance to be paid within 7 days of the auction’s end. Foreign buyers must pay in full within 7 business days of the auction’s end. Buyer is responsible for shipping, owever we’d be more that happy to help with recommendations and arrangements. The car is listed locally and we reserve the right to end the auction at any time should it sell prior to auction’s end. Thanks for your interest.