Austin-Healey 100 BN1 LeMans – 1954


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​This is a very well restored BN1 with Le Mans conversion. A truly beautiful example of collaboration of well-known Austin Healey experts that won Gold at the Austin Healey Club Concours in 1988. This car was built on October 27th 1954 and exported to North America. Records of previous ownership history is dating back to 1985. In 1985 it belonged to Rich Chrysler, a foreknown Austin Healey restorer. This car has all the original body panels, except the splash apron.

An extensive photo book with hundreds of pictures of the restoration is available as well as recent maintenance invoices. The original 3-speed transmission with overdrive has been rebuilt in 2014. The mechanics on this BN1 are in excellent condition, even the turn signal actually cancels!

This wonderful early Healey roadster is equipped with a correct and complete Le Mans conversion incl. Le Mans camshaft, H6 SU carburetors AUC6040X etched 6053 front & 6047 rear, correct 100M distributor 40422, Le Mans valve springs, high compression aluminum pistons 8.1 to 1, cold air box and ducting, louvered bonnet and leather strap.

Furthermore this BN1 is equipped with the following extra’s and upgrades:

·      Alfin brake drums
·      Le Mans headlamps (the original ones!)
·      Larger inlet manifolds
·      Steel faced cylinder head gasket
·      5/8 inch anti-sway bar
·      Lucas 576 fog & driving lights

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VehicleBN1 Le Mans
Price 77.500
Drive TypeRear
Engine4 cylinder in-line 2.7L


VehicleBN1 Le Mans
Drive TypeRear
Transmission TypeManual
Fuel TypeGasoline
Engine Displacement (cc)2660
Engine Displacement (ci)162
Engine LocationFront
Engine Typein-line
Engine (l)2.7
Engine Cylinders4
Engine Max Power (HP)90
Engine Max Power (kW)67
Engine Max Power (PS)91
CountryUnited Kingdom