1964 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII

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Type: Used
Year: 1964
Make: Austin-Healey
Model: 3000 MKIII
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Mileage: 945
Stock: 1397
VIN: HBJ8L29468
Ext Color: Golden Beige Metallic
Int Color: Red

1964 Austin Healey BJ8 Roadster for sale. Motorcar Classics is proud to present this outstanding 1964 Austin Healey BJ8 Roadster finished in Golden Beige Metallic with Red leather interior and Black convertible top. VIN# HBJ8L/29468 is a desirable Mk III 4-seat roadster that has a history including two known restorations, the most recent of which was completed in June 2016. Restoration encompassed the body, chassis, drivetrain, suspension, electrical system, hydraulics, interior, glass, and trim. The car is in concours condition today, among the best of BJ8 we have ever seen, as a result of its last owner being one who would not accept less than perfection.

The British Motor Industry Heritage Certificate reveals that this car was originally finished in Dark British Racing Green with black trim and a black top. It was built and dispatched to the US in October 1964 equipped with wire wheels, a heater, an adjustable steering column, and a 4-speed manual transmission with overdrive.

Our client purchased this Austin Healey BJ8 on December 3, 2007 from well-known and respected Austin Healey restorer, Kurt Tanner. It was represented as needing a full restoration which the client intended to do himself. The gentleman did a complete tear down and, after much consideration, decided that the scope of work was beyond his capability, and the car merited a professional restoration. The owner shipped the car back to California for the restoration. Unfortunately, the results of which did not meet the owners high expectations. Then in 2016 the owner brought the car to Knut Holzer and Huy Tran at British Restoration Corporation, (BRC) of Philadelphia, PA who were commissioned to bring the car to the superb concours condition you see in our photos.

 At BRC there were a half a dozen Healeys under various states of restoration and BRC are known for having restored hundreds of Austin Healeys. BRC did a frame off restoration including mechanical rebuild.

While Golden Beige Metallic is not the original color, this is the commemorative color that was used on the last 553 Austin Healey BJ8s built in the final years of production. It is a striking color that looks just right with the red leather interior. The wood, the chrome, the leather, and all the little details that make a BJ8 such a jewel of a car, are all perfect. 

So after twelve years and two restorations, this 1964 Austin Healey BJ8 is truly in showroom condition or better. Over $150,000 has been invested in this iconic Healey BJ8 and it is ready for a new owners immediate concours showing or touring pleasure.

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1964 Austin Healey BJ8 Roadster for sale. Motorcar Classics is proud to present this outstanding 1964 Austin Healey BJ8 Roadster finished in Golden Beige Metallic with Red leather interior and Black convertible top. VIN# HBJ8L/29468 is a desirable Mk III 4-seat roadster that has a history including two known restorations, the most recent of which was completed in June 2016. Restoration encompassed the body, chassis, drivetrain, suspension, electrical system, hydraulics, interior, glass, and trim. The car is in concours condition today, among the best of BJ8 we have ever seen, as a result of its last owner being one who would not accept less than perfection.

The British Motor Industry Heritage Certificate reveals that this car was originally finished in Dark British Racing Green with black trim and a black top. It was built and dispatched to the US in October 1964 equipped with wire wheels, a heater, an adjustable steering column, and a 4-speed manual transmission with overdrive.

Our client purchased this Austin Healey BJ8 on December 3, 2007 from well-known and respected Austin Healey restorer, Kurt Tanner. It was represented as needing a full restoration which the client intended to do himself. The gentleman did a complete tear down and, after much consideration, decided that the scope of work was beyond his capability, and the car merited a professional restoration. The owner shipped the car back to California for the restoration. Unfortunately, the results of which did not meet the owners high expectations. Then in 2016 the owner brought the car to Knut Holzer and Huy Tran at British Restoration Corporation, (BRC) of Philadelphia, PA who were commissioned to bring the car to the superb concours condition you see in our photos.

 At BRC there were a half a dozen Healeys under various states of restoration and BRC are known for having restored hundreds of Austin Healeys. BRC did a frame off restoration including mechanical rebuild.

While Golden Beige Metallic is not the original color, this is the commemorative color that was used on the last 553 Austin Healey BJ8s built in the final years of production. It is a striking color that looks just right with the red leather interior. The wood, the chrome, the leather, and all the little details that make a BJ8 such a jewel of a car, are all perfect. 

So after twelve years and two restorations, this 1964 Austin Healey BJ8 is truly in showroom condition or better. Over $150,000 has been invested in this iconic Healey BJ8 and it is ready for a new owners immediate concours showing or touring pleasure.

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