The Austin Healey is a classic vintage & for those who are into classics, the hardcore classic lovers. So if you are not into classics it’s better to take a test ride probably at a rent a car place to find out if this is for you. But always there is a problem while buying classics. It’s the condition of the ride. Mostly if the car is for sale it will or should be refurbished or reconstructed from an older scrap or used model. Go through the various cars at Austin Healey for sale.
As there are many models of an Austin Healey we will be discussing them in short.
Four cylinder engine
long stroke 2,660cc overhead valve (OHV)
150 lb ft of torque
6 cylinder engine
interior re-designed, 2×2 seat layout
Healey 3000 MkI
disk breaks in the front
sliding panel windows
Healey 3000 MkII
triple carburetor engine (some converted back to single units)
(Sports Convertible model)
wind up windows
hood revised, fast folding
brake servo (optional from manufacturer)
Healey 3000 MkIII
polished walnut dashboard
lockable glove box
radio with a single speaker
improved seats with foldable rear seats for enhanced luggage capacity for a car with less luggage space.
Choosing the type or model of Healey is a purely personal decision. But when you do look for chassis damage, rust, paint damage or body damage rust on body, instrumentation internal & external working non working, & finally take a ride in the one you are going to buy to see how it runs. Whether some parts need replacement or the car itself needs to be serviced. Ask the seller about previous problems the car has had & what did he do to rectify them, be thorough on the condition of the car. Maybe to avoid all this Austin Healey for sale should see to it you are getting a good car.
Once you are satisfied go for it!