1953-67 Austin-Healey 100 and 3000 Specifications

The Austin-Healey story ended after only 15 years in production. The following charts detail model specifications and production and delivery statistics for 1953-1967 Austin-Healey cars.

1956 Austin-Healey
The six-cylinder BN4 100-Six replaced the four-cylinder BN2
100 in 1956. The 956 Austin-Healy is shown here.

1953-67 Austin-Healey 100 and 3000: Selected Model Specifications


100 (BN1) 100S (AHS) 100-Six (BN4)3000 Mk I (BN7)3000 Mk III (BJ8)
Year first sold in U.S.
1953
1955195719591964
Wheelbase (in.)
90.0
90.0
92.092.0
92.0
Length (in.)151.0148.0157.5157.5157.5
Displacement (cc/cid)2660/162.22660/162.22639/160.92912/177.7
2912/177.7
Bhp @ rpm
90 @ 4000132 @ 4700102 @ 4600124 @ 4600148 @ 5250
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm
144 @ 2500
168 @ 2500142 @ 2400162 @ 2700165 @ 3500
Weight (lbs, unladen)21501924243524602548
Top speed (mph)
103119103114121
U.S. retail price (FOB, East Coast)$2,985$4,895
$3,195
$3,051$3,535

1953-67 Austin-Healey: Production and Deliveries


Total North American productionTotal North American deliveries
100/4 14,634*12,000**
100S5028
100-Six15,44411,982***
3000 Mk I13,65011,016
3000 Mk II5,4514,449
3000 Conv.6,1135,019
3000 Mk III17,71215,407

*Combined BN1 and BN2 production. Includes 1,159 cars converted to 100M specifications.
**Approximate; accurate figures from Longbridge production not available.
***Approx­­imate. Includes 6,982 cars from Abing­don and approximately 5000 from Long­bridge, from which accurate figures are not available.

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