1953 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN1
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1953 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1

“The original Austin Healey was the 100 produced in 1953 as a sporting alternative to the Austin A90 Atlantic”. It was named for its ability to reach 100 miles per hour from its 2660cc OHV inline 4-cylinder motor which utilize 2-SU carburetors.

This 1953 Austin Healey 100-4 is featured in its original color of Healey Grey with a blue leather interior according to the Heritage Certificate. The body on this Austin Healey is very solid with no obvious areas of exterior body corrosion although there are some dings throughout the body panels. At some point in this Austin Healey's life cooling louvers were punched into the existing fenders. Most recently a Le Mans style louvered hood was added to this car along with a five-blade fan to enhance cooling. This Healey is riding on new tires with MWS wire wheels. According to the records provided this 1953 Austin Healey went through a full service at Aston Martin New England to provide for a safe driving experience.

Based on the Heritage Certificate this 100-4 still has the correct motor for the car which runs great and pulls effortlessly with the typical Healey rumble coming from the exhaust.

The leather seats of the car appear to be original based on the wear and patina, the carpets have been replaced and present very well. Racing style Simpson belts have been added for driver and passenger safety. A Moto-Lita wood steering wheel also enhances the interior.

Upon inspection of the underside of this car the frame and floors appear to be in very good solid condition. The blue vinyl top is serviceable, the rear plastic window has only a slight tint of yellow and is free of any cracks.

This is the perfect Austin Healey 100-4 to drive and enjoy or bring to the next level with upgraded paint and interior.

If you would like to learn more about this vehicle, please contact us at Legendary Motors LLC.

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
2660 cc
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Healey Grey
Body Style
Roadster
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1953
Make
Austin-Healey
Model
100-4 BN1
Miles
16,360

Interior

Interior Color
Blue
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Buckets With Floor Shift
Seat Material
Leather
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
No
Engine Size
2660 cc
Transmission Type
3 speed Manual with Overdrive
Body Style
Roadster
Miles
16,360
Vin
BN1L143767
Stock
294

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