Offered for sale is an incredibly original, extremely strong-running, two owner, matching numbers, 66,000 original mile 1966 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8. Finished in its correct factory British Racing Green over Black, the car is perfect for the enthusiast that enjoys the BJ8’s ample driving prowess and stunning beauty. The numbers matching engine starts immediately, idles consistently and pulls strongly through each of its gears. It’s an absolute joy to drive, whether roaring through the canyon, tooling around town or just cruising down the highway. Both of its owners were always careful to maintain and garage the car correctly and consequently it’s in exceptional condition and frighteningly original. The exterior is incredibly straight with fantastic panel fit and excellent gaps.
The paint shows some imperfections but the majority of it remains original, and as you can see from the pictures, the car presents extremely well. The chrome is in excellent condition, as is the glass and rubber. The car has a new and correct soft top and comes with a full tonneau as well as a boot cover. The interior is in exceptional original condition, the seats, interior panels and dash free of rips, tears or noticeable wear. The car comes with its original manual and a nice file of service receipts and documentation. It’s mechanically excellent and needs nothing to be a wonderful garage queen or exceptional weekend driver. This is an excellent opportunity at a wonderfully original, mechanically solid beautiful example of a BJ8.