1961 Austin-Healey 3000 for sale 101156708
1961 Austin-Healey 3000
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1961 Austin-Healey 3000

Car for sale by Its Alive Automotive in Bridgeton, Missouri 63044

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Classic Car Overview

What makes an ideal classic British sports car? There can be many answers. However, lets consider some attributes that you may desire.



Purity of a true roadster side curtain body, no heavy windows to break the style.

The smoothness and sound that can only come from a straight six engine

Enough power to run with modern traffic

Overdrive gearbox for relaxed cruising at higher speeds

2+2 seating to share the experience with children or sideways sitting friends

Chrome wire wheels

Something beautiful to behold, setting in your drive or going down the road

Fully sorted and ready to enjoy



If those criteria match yours, the answer list has become much shorter. This beautiful Austin Healey 3000 Mk 1 is clearly on that short list.



It is indeed a well sorted car having seen regular summer use in recent years and owned and cared for by an engineer who is also a classic car professional.



Perhaps the most important consideration of any classic sports car is condition of the body work and frame. Rust is the nemesis of most old cars and body and paint work is the most expensive undertaking to make right. So number one, make sure its right when you buy it. We invite a close inspection of this Austin Healey. It has a solid frame and solid body and properly cared for will continue to have for many years to come.



Although mechanical maintenance and repair on these cars is quite affordable, this one is set to go now. The engine starts easily and its excellent oil pressure attests to a strong bottom end. It runs without any bad noises or smoke or overheating that portends of potential problems. The brakes and steering inspire confidence. The transmission shifts well and a smooth clutch adds to the driving experience.



The interior is a mix of old and new but nothing of the old exhibits excessive wear. This is a car to drive and enjoy. It might not win a Concours but you can drive it 500 miles to a show and not worry about getting there and back.



We welcome you to see, inspect, and experience driving this car. Our shop and showroom is located just a mile from the St. Louis airport. We will happily accommodate third party inspections as well. For more information, call or text Mike at 573-579-4617 or email to Mike@ItsAliveAuto.com.



Thank you for considering Its Alive Automotive.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    HBT7L11416
  • Classic Car ID
    101156708
  • Stock Number
    CC-HRC00216
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    6,278 miles
  • Engine
    I6 3.0L
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Red / Black
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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