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#23361 1955 Austin-Healey 100M

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Ad number:#696568626
Contact:Gullwing Motor Cars
Phone:1-718-545-0500
City:Astoria
Zip:11103
Price:$189500
Year:1955
Make:Other
Model:100M

Description

Concours Restored 1955 Austin-Healey 100M "Le Mans" Roadster: Possibly the Best 100M on the Planet  

This spectacular car is entered into the “Worldwide LeMans Registry” categorized as as FC Top Gold Level which confirms it, without question, as a factory built 100M. This show-quality 100M has been trailered to shows and events and is highly attractive in its original livery of Olde English White with a blue interior and convertible top. The seats are smartly piped in white to match the exterior. Of course, all numbers match, all body panels and trim pieces are correct and original. The car was restored by Healey restoration guru Martin Hveem in Reading, California in 2012. Subsequent to the restoration the car won its class at the Hillsborough Concours and it received Gold Level 100M Certification at the national Healey concours. Mr. Hveem’s restoration is meticulously documented with copious photos of the entire process from start to finish. The car comes with its original owner’s manual, original tools, soft top, as well as tonneau and side curtains. It is in perfect running condition and is ready today to take home more trophies, or gobble up country roads in style. 

 

This genuine, factory-built Le Mans model is authenticated by the 100M Registry and its Gold Certification by the Austin-Healey Concours Registry. Built on September 9, 1955, it is a matching numbers, original left-hand drive US-delivery example that received a body-off restoration that was performed to very high standards of correctness and quality over a two-year period by noted restorer Martin Hveem of Red Bluff, California. Prior to restoration, the car was remarkably complete and retained all of the original, factory-installed components that formed the 100M Le Mans package. During the exacting process, Mr. Hveem utilized original fasteners for heightened authenticity, and both the Healey’s engine and gearbox were completely rebuilt in-house as well. The Healey starts and runs well and features all the proper 'M' engine upgrades and exterior features characteristic of the 100M. One of just 640 100M “Le Mans” cars were produced. There simply isn’t a better 100M on the planet.

  • A matching numbers, factory-built 100M
  • Complete with all correct 100M features and BMIHT certificate
  • Body-off restoration by Martin Hveem
  • One of only 640 100M “Le Mans” cars produced  
  • Attractive original livery of Olde English White with blue interior and top
  • Offered with original owner’s manual, tools, soft top, tonneau, and side curtains

Price: $189,500 Firm

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