HOME
CAR SALES
RESTORATION
SERVICING
PARTS CATALOGUE
GIFTS & ACCESSORIES
ASTON ART
 
2014 CALENDAR
FREE PUBLICATIONS
WATCH OUR VIDEOS
ABOUT US
SELL YOUR ASTON
SELLING FAQs
NEWS
NEWSLETTERS
CUSTOMER COMMENTS
CAREERS
MAILING LIST
PEKING TO PARIS
HOW TO FIND US
LINKS
CONTACT US
 
  TRANSLATE THIS TO
     
<< back
 
BUYING ASTON? Go
 
Selling Aston? Go
 
Aston Newsletter Go
 
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster - 1962
 
Reference Number AW180211b
Make Austin Healey
Model Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster
Year 1962
Transmission Manual
Drive Side left
Odometer reading 25437
Exterior Colour Cream
Interior Colour Burgundy Hide
Price Sold
 

Record Details

The 3000 MkII appeared in 1961 and Austin Healey made a total of 11,564, of which 5096 were the BT7 MkII. The MKII featured a new vertical-slatted radiator grille and tripple-SU 132bhp engine up from the 124bhp of the MKI. Indeed, many of these cars were raced at various locations around the world, such was their sporting prowess.

This particular car was subject to a complete, ‘body off’ restoration some 10 years ago and has had only two local, professional keepers in the last 20 years. The recorded mileage of 25437 is believed to be genuine.

Few cars capture the golden age of British motoring as definitively as these beautifully styled motoring legends, and it is always a pleasure to get behind the wheel on a summer’s evening and seek out your favourite ‘B’ roads. Truly what classic car ownership is all about!

If you would like any further details, please contact a member of our sales team on: +44 (0)1207 233 525

--------------------------------------------------------------

History of the 3000 MKII

Introduced in March 1961, the 3000 Mk II came with three SU HS4 carburettors and an improved camshaft, designated the BT7 MkII (4-seat version) and BN7 MkII (2-seat version). However, upon the introduction of the BJ7 (2+2 seats) model in January 1962, the number of carburettors was reduced to two, (SU type HS6) because of the problems experienced with balancing three carburettors. As a result of the introduction of the BJ7, the BN7 MkII was discontinued in March 1962, and the BT7 MkII followed in June 1962. Externally, the main changes introduced with the BJ7 were a vertical barred front grille, wind-up windows rather than side curtains, an improved hood, and a wrap-around windscreen. Optional extras were similar to the MkI, although the option of a factory hardtop was not available from the BJ7's introduction. From August 1961 a brake servo was also available as an optional extra, which greatly improved braking performance. The BJ7 was discontinued in October 1963 with the introduction of the 3000 MkIII.

A 3000 MkII BT7 with hardtop and overdrive tested by the British magazine The Motor in 1961 had a top speed of 112.9 mph (181.7 km/h) and could accelerate from 0–60 mph (97 km/h) in 10.9 seconds. A fuel consumption of 23.5 miles per imperial gallon (12.0 L/100 km; 19.6 mpg-) was recorded.

(Source: Wikipedia Feb 2011)






 
Click Here to contact us about this car
 
go   Contact us go
   
SOLD: Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
another successful sale: Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster 1962 in stock
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster Austin Healey 1962 for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for sale from the Aston Workshop
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale
Austin Healey Austin Healey 3000 MKII BT7 Roadster for Sale