1963 Austin-Healey 3000MKII for sale 101043346
1963 Austin-Healey 3000MKII
St. Louis Car Museum and Sales
(833) 374-8671
‹ See Similar Results

1963 Austin-Healey 3000MKII

Car for sale by St. Louis Car Museum and Sales in Saint Louis, Missouri 63114


Email Dealer

By using this service you accept the terms of Autotrader Specialty's Visitor Agreement.


Related Articles

Vintage Japanese Cars: Nissan's Online Heritage Collection

If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.

VW Kombi Van Seeing Resurgence in Popularity

The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.


Classic Car Overview

Outstanding Mark II BJ7 with all the right options! Chrome wire spoke wheels, 4-speed transmission with overdrive, triple SU carburetion,along with factory code correct Colorado Redexterior! A fully documentedhistory with a life started in San Francisco, CA and only 4 registered owners from new! This 1963 Austin Healey is A great driver investment! The production of the Austin Healey 3000 BJ7 ended in October 1963. These Mark II examples are improved over their earlier Mark I predecessor with a wraparound windscreen, roll- up windows, vertical front grill bars, and improved convertible top design. Only 6,113 were produced over the approximate 3 years of production. We are excited to offer this gorgeous 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II BJ7 Sports Convertible! Finished in factory correct Colorado Red with upgraded Black trim accented with red seat piping and correct Black convertible top! Powered by a correct 2912cc Inline 6 cylinder engine upgraded with triple SU HS4 carburetion, and 4-speed manual transmission with factory electronic overdrive! Other factory options included laminated windscreen, adjustable steering column, wire wheels, Smiths heater, and road speed tires! Optional accessories that enhance this Healey even further include the addition of beautiful 72-spoke chrome wire wheels, Michelin radial tires, polished stainless steel exhaust, dual fender-mounted mirrors, and new brake lines. 1963 Austin Healey Had Its Final Release In 1962 The car represented here was produced with a final release date of September 17th, 1962 to BMC Distributors, Inc located in San Francisco, CA. It will come with a British Heritage Trust certificate of authenticity showing it came with nearly all the popular options. It retains its original painted wire spoke spare tire, generator charging system, canister style oil filter, Lucas distributor and coil ignition, and correct gold faced Smiths gauges. As the story of this particular Healey goes, it was purchased by the second owners in 1965 to replace an accident damaged 1962 BT7 Roadster they loved dearly. The triple SU carburetion of that BT7 was quickly transferred to this BJ7 for increased horsepower and torque. It was then driven regularly throughout the balance of the 1960s before an effort to repaint the car was commenced. To help save some of the labor cost of this process, the owner elected to prepare the car by removing and properly tagging all trim and interior parts. He then delivered the body & driveline ready for a total refinish to a friend ready for the paint job. Once the car was returned, the owners were preparing for a relocation to West Virginia. The car and parts would travel with them and land in storage for approximately 15 years. After another move within West Virginia, the car would then find its way back to their home garage for another 15 years of dry storage! As with many stories of important and valuable cars, it would become the product of an estate asset and sold to British car specialist, Michael Gassman, of Gassman Motors in Waynesboro, VA in May 2009, after being ignored for some 44 years. He quickly recognized the overall, outstanding California rust-free structure with perfectly straight chassis underneath that still, even today, possesses the original factory applied red paint underneath! Gassman Motors professional restoration services allowed to quickly freshen up the paint, reassemble the car with original components that included the fully tuned original engine retaining the rare triple carburetion, new clutch, resealed transmission, new suspension, all new exhaust, reupholstered seats in the current presentation along with new padded carpet, door panels, fresh dash, new trunk kit, new wiring throughout, cleaned gas tank, new fuel pump, new chrome components including new wire wheels/tires, weather stripping, convertible top, trim components, windshield, etc. In just 6 months, it was then sold to William Mays of Lynchburg, VA with 48,785 actual miles on the odometer as a frame-up restoration. It wouldlater be purchased by the St. Louis Car Museum & Sales when we first represented this car in June 2011 with 49,024 miles on the odometer, which was listed as actual mileage on the past two title copies at that time. We sold it in October 2011 tolongtime sports car enthusiast collectors, George & Rose Wamser,who enjoyed thisBJ7 forthe next 7 years. It would be driven sparingly, cared for passionately, and offered back to the Museum once again just this year. It showcases an older but very well maintained 9-year-old restoration today! The chrome and interior upholstery still appear excellent! The convertible top is still like new and the exterior paint finish remains very sharp with only a few minor touch-ups. The engine bay and undercarriage also remain very presentable for a car that continues to be driven and enjoyed. It was recently tuned and is a wonderful performer making it a fun all around cruiser! The current odometer reading is49,678 miles today. Please feel welcome to call with additional questions or to schedule an appointment to see the car in person. Thanks for looking! Check out all of our classic cars Download Our Car Auction App

Show More Show Less

Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    49,678 miles
  • Engine
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    4-speed with O/D
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

Classic Car Buyer's Tools

Shipping & Transport

Immediately receive a quote to get your new classic car delivered right to your driveway from Autotrader’s trusted Classic Transport Partner ShipYourCarNow. Click Now!


Get THE LOWEST MONTHLY PAYMENTS! We are a nationwide collector car finance company with over a decade of experience serving our clients. Give us a call today at (800) 717-5180 Apply now

Appraisals & Inspections

For the latest and most reliable Classic and Collectible Car prices, values, production numbers and local car clubs, always trust NADAguides.com. Get more info


As the inventors of Agreed Value coverage, we understand the special nature of protecting a collectible vehicle. Every policy offers Agreed Value, Unlimited Mileage, No Deductible, Towing and Labor, Spare Parts Coverage and the flexibility of using the Repair Shop of Your Choice. Whether insuring a priceless historical vehicle or a weekend cruiser, no one knows more about insuring collector cars then Grundy. www.Grundy.com or 888-647-8636 Get Quotes Now

Suspect Fraud? Report it