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Battle Creek, MI 49014
Phone: (844)-4-ZOOM-CC or (617)800-6737

1965 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 MKIII - SOLD

1965 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 MKIII for sale in Battle Creek, MI


Vehicle Description

Zoom Classic Cars proudly presents a 1965 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 Mk III finished in black and red over a black 2+2 interior. In 1964 the cockpit of the 3000 was extensively revised to make the 3000 MkIII the most luxurious of all big Healeys. All Healey 3000s are powerful, good looking and very collectible. The two most popular models are the two-seat, three-carb MkII and the 3000 MkIII. The Austin-Healey 3000 mkIII is a stunning sports car that was produced from 1963 to 1967. Known for its iconic design and powerful performance, it remains a sought-after classic today. This particular vehicle is a 3000 MkIII powered by a 2.9-liter inline-six paired with a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive. The four-speed manual transmission, overdrive unit, and clutch were rebuilt in 2011. The car was refreshed in the early 2000s and was acquired by the seller in 2022. This BJ8 Mk III is offered with a parts and service list, a leather cabin cover, and a clean Indiana title. The cabin features front bucket seats and a rear bench that have been reupholstered in black leather with red piping. Walnut veneer accents the dashboard, and lap belts are fitted for each occupant. Additional amenities include a Vintage Air A/C system, a CD stereo, a clock, and aluminum pedal covers. Rearview mirrors are mounted on the dashboard and windshield. The vehicle is equipped with Minator 15″ knock-off wheels and power-assisted front disc brakes. A tear on the center armrest upholstery is visible in the photo gallery, along with exposed wiring in the passenger footwell. The Moto-Lita steering wheel fronts a 140-mph speedometer and a tachometer with a 5,500-rpm redline along with auxiliary gauges displaying fuel level, oil pressure, and water temperature. The replacement 2.9-liter inline-six was rebuilt and installed in 2004. The engine is equipped with dual SU carburetors with mesh air cleaners. Modifications include the following components: ceramic coated header, dual inline fuel pumps, Pertronix electronic ignition, Texas Cooler mechanical fan, Spin-on oil filter adapter, alternator, and gear-reduction starter. Thanks to its well-balanced chassis and suspension setup, the mkIII offers a delightful driving experience. It handles corners with agility, providing a responsive and engaging ride. Over the years, the Austin-Healey 3000 mkIII has gained recognition as a beloved classic car, admired for its beauty, performance, and heritage. It has a dedicated community of enthusiasts who appreciate its craftsmanship and timeless appeal. It exudes British charm and sophistication. The vehicle shows 69,000 miles and is ready for a weekend drive, date night plans or the local car show. The Austin-Healey 3000 mkIII is a stunning sports car that was produced from 1963 to 1967. Known for its iconic design and powerful performance, it remains a sought-after classic today. Here are some key features and details about the Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII: 1. Design: The MKIII model retained the elegant and timeless design of its predecessors, with its smooth flowing lines, a long bonnet, and a compact two-seater body style. It exudes British charm and sophistication. 2. Engine: Under the bonnet, you'll find a robust 2.9-liter inline-six engine. With its twin SU carburetors, it generates an impressive output of around 148 horsepower. This allows for a top speed of approximately 120 mph (193 km/h), making it a thrilling car to drive. 3. Transmission: The mkIII was available with a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive, providing smooth gear changes and enhanced fuel efficiency during highway cruising. Some models also had an optional three-speed automatic gearbox. 4. Interior: Inside the cabin, you'll find a cozy and simple yet refined interior. The seats are often upholstered in leather, offering comfort during long drives. The dashboard features an array of gauges, providing the driver with essential information about the car's performance. 5. Convertible Top: One of the most charming aspects of the Austin-Healey 3000 mkIII is its folding convertible top. It allows you to enjoy open-air motoring on sunny days or protect yourself from the elements when needed. 6. Handling: Thanks to its well-balanced chassis and suspension setup, the mkIII offers a delightful driving experience. It handles corners with agility, providing a responsive and engaging ride. 7. Legacy: Over the years, the Austin-Healey 3000 mkIII has gained recognition as a beloved classic car, admired for its beauty, performance, and heritage. It has a dedicated community of enthusiasts who appreciate its craftsmanship and timeless appeal. Vin: HBJ8L27514 69k Miles Shown 2.9-Liter Inline-Six Four-Speed Manual Transmission w/OD Black and Red Black Upholstery Black Robbins Soft Top Vintage Air AC System CD Stereo Moto-Lita Steering Wheel Power-Assisted Front Disc Brakes Minator 15″ Knock-Off Wheels - Call Tom at (269) 317-3955 - Located in Lafayette, IN Ceramic-Coated Header

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Vehicle Specs
Body Style:
Convertible
Engine:
2.9L - Inline 6
Transmission:
Manual
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Exterior Color:
Red/Black
Interior Color:
Black
Miles:
66,000
Stock Number:
DRM1965TFAH
VIN:
HBJ8L27514

Vehicle Location

Zoom Classic Cars, LLC
Contact: Tom F.
Phone: (269) 317-3955

Vehicle Equipment and Warranty

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