1976 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8  Chassis no. HBJ8L38757

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Lot 78
1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8
Registration no. YTA515E Chassis no. HBJ8L38757

£ 38,000 - 42,000
US$ 50,000 - 55,000
Amended
1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8
Registration no. YTA515E
Chassis no. HBJ8L38757
*American-market left hand drive example
*Electronic ignition
*Desirable colour combination


Odometer Reading: 61000
MOT Expiry: 31/12/2019

A late example of the 'big' Healey, MPH's 1967 BJ8 model started life as an American-market car but was brought back to the UK in 2014, when it was given its age-related registration plate. Unusually, it remains in left-hand drive form. The red and white bodywork and off-white interior are in good order and the body is said to be rust-free. The vendor reports that electronic ignition is fitted, and that it starts and runs well, the engine maintaining good oil pressure.

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 92/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 20/25
    Body Work: 4
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 4
    Wheels/Tyres: 4

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 20/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 5
    Headlining: 5
    Seats: 5
    Trim: 5

    ENGINE TOTAL: 19/20
    Mechanical components: 5
    Running: 5
    Starting: 5
    Under Bonnet: 4

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 20/20
    Axles: 5
    Brakes: 5
    Gearbox/Clutch: 5
    Suspension: 5

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 10/10
    Ancillary components: 5
    Main components: 5

    Car History File: 3

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this vehicle's MoT expired on 18 November 2015.
1976 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8  Chassis no. HBJ8L38757
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