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1956 Used Manual RWD

Make: Austin Healey
Model: 100 BN2 Convertible
Year: 1956
VIN: BN2L229979
Color: Red
Engine: 2660 cc I4
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only

1956 Austin Healey 100 BN2 Convertible Additional Info:

The Austin-Healey 100 is a sports car that was built by Austin-Healey from 1953 until 1956. It was developed by Donald Healey to be produced in-house by his small Healey car company in Warwick and based on Austin A90 Atlantic mechanicals. The "100" was named by Healey for the car's ability to reach 100 mph (160 km/h). The 100 was the first of three models later called the Big Healeys to distinguish them from the much smaller Austin-Healey Sprite. The Big Healeys are often referred to by their three-character model designators rather than by their models, as the model names do not reflect the mechanical differences and similarities well. The BN2 was fitted with a real four-speed manual transmission, still with overdrive on the top two gears. Other features that distinguish the BN2 from the BN1 are the slightly larger front wheel arches, different rear axle and being the first 100 with optional two-tone paint. The final BN2 was built in July 1956, with a total of 4604 BN2s produced, including the 100M. Many BN-2 and 100-M Austin Healeys competed in vintage events like the Pittsburgh Vintage Gran Prix. This example has been upgraded to Le Mans specs, BMIHT documented and 100 Le Mans registered. A solid restoration that would make it a great event car,it is ready for any show, rally, or tour on a local or national level. Painted centerlock wire wheel, dual mirrors, Lucas driving lights, badge bar, boot cover, overdrive, front disc brakes. This 100M is looking for its next caretaker and custodian to be a part of this vehicle's humble history.