AUSTIN HEALEY 3000
The Austin Healey 3000 was the successor of the Austin Healey 100-6. The 3000 is one of the Big Healey models along with the Austin Healey 100-6. This sports car was very successful and has many victories to its name.
Austin Healey 3000 MKI BN7
The Austin Healey 3000 BN7 was a 2 seater model and is known as the Mark I. The Mark I got its name after the Mark II had been released which was previously known as the Austin Healey 3000. The vehicle included some optional features which the drivers could have choose from - laminated windscreen, detachable hard top, overdrive gearbox, heater, adjustable steering column, wire wheels, and two tone paint. The BT7 designation was used for the 2+2 seat version.
Austin Healey 3000 MKII BN7
In March 1961, the 3000 Mark II was introduced with an improved camshaft and 3 SU HS4 carburetors. In August a brake servo option was made available which greatly improved the over-all breaking performance of the vehicle.
The later BJ7 included an improved hood, wind-up windows, vertical barred front grille, and a wrap-around windscreen.
Austin Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8
The last of the Big Healey's known as the BJ8, proved to be best production models. The final incarnation was not only a powerful car; it also provided its driver with more luxury. New valve springs and twin carburetors helped the engine produce 150 HP. Cosmetic modifications included leather seats, wind up windows, walnut-veneer dash and a new gear surround.