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BN2L231253

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2020-09-11 09:51:39 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction 9/19
auctionassetsgroup.hibid.com/catalog/178431/auction-assets-group---watson-collec ...

Auction description:
1956 Austin-Healy 100M LeMans
1 / 77
Lot # 1
Estimate 180,000.00 - 225,000.00 USD

Description
VIN: BN2L231253
Miles: 000004
Engine: 100 "M" 2660 cc OHV 4 CYL
Color: RENO RED OVER BLACK
1956 Austin-Healy 100M LeMans

RENO RED OVER BLACK EXTERIOR PAINT SCHEME WITH RED INTERIOR.

A UNIQUE TWO-TONE PAINT SCHEME TO AID IN VISUAL IDENTIFICATION, FOLD DOWN WINDSHIELD AND DRIVING LIGHTS. DON HEALEY PARTNERED WITH THE BRITISH MOTOR CORP IN 1956 TO PRODUCE THE 100 "LE MANS" AT THE AUSTIN PLANT IN LONGBRIDGE ENGLAND. SUBSEQUENTLY THE CAR WAS NAMED AUSTIN-HEALEY 100M A RACE CAR THAT PLACED 12TH AND 14TH AT THE 1953 LEMANS.

"LE MANS" DESIGNATION INCLUDED THE TRADEMARK LOUVERED BONNET, HIGH COMPRESSION PISTONS, IMPROVED DISTRIBUTOR. LARGER ANTI-SWAY BAR, SPECIAL-SETTING SHOCK ABSORBERS, HOTTER CAMSHAFT, BIGGER SU 1.75" CARBURETORS AND COLD-AIR INTAKE BOX.

CERTIFIED AND CONFIRMED AS A FACTORY 100M 1 0F ONLY 640 EVER BUILT.
REGISTERED WITH 100 M REGISTRY
100 "M" 2660 cc OHV 4 CYLINDER PRODUCED 110 HORSEPOWER
37 MILES
CHASSIS NO. BN2-L/231253
ENGINE NO. 1B/231253-M
BODY NO. 12734

Online Only Auction August 28th – September 11th
Sold for 178,500 USD

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