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AUSTIN HEALEY PICTURES GALLERY

Even If the Austin Healey's style has remained the same throughout its career, the body has undergone three different types of bodywork : 2 seater and 4 seater roadster, 4 seater convertible, and numerous detail changes. 


Austin-Healey 100/4

- metal painted dashboard

- "V" shaped front grille

- windshield tilt back in two positions: high and low.

Austin Healey 100 / 4
The "V" shaped front grille helps to recognize an Austin-Healey 100/4 at first glance.
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A typical British roadster design. Common with other cars such as MGA, or AC Ace.
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Curves in era's style.


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Austin-Healey 100/4 with its soft top folded.

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The Austin-Healey 100/4's windscreen can tilt back. Here the windscreen pillar is set in the high position.

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This knurled knob allow to unlock the windscreen.



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These chromed parts on each front wing are not finishers. The windscreen pillars fit inside when windscreen is set in lower position.
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But the chromed part on the side of the wing is an ornament.



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The dashboard and the body are painted in the same colour.

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An early Austin-Healey front badge. Yet, nothing but the trademark is written.
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The version badge is fitted to the front grille : 100 (as top speed  is 100 MpH) on a lightning.
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The Austin-Healey badge on the bootlid remained unchanged to the latest version.
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The Austin-Healey 100/4 is a true roadster : meaning no winding side windows.These removable side-screens can be packed in the boot.
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The solution to carry more luggages : set the soft top up to give more room in the boot and fit a luggage rack.

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A very uncommon hood catch on the Austin-Healey 100/4.



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The instruments close up view shows a quite simple
tachometer.






Austin-Healey 100/6



- new straight 6 engine,

- black dashboard,

- new front grille,

- tilting windshield discontinued.


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The Austin-Healey 100/6 has a new front grille with an additionnal air intake on the bonnet.



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From the 100/6, sides can be painted in a contrasting colour.





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Now that the engine has two additional cylinders, the number 6 is added to the grille badge,



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Very few changes inside the Austin-Healey 100/6.

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But the dashboard is now black.


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This is a 4 seater roadster with two small seats behind the front bucket seats.



Austin-Healey 3000



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This Austin-Healey 3000 MK1 roadster's appearance is similar to the 100/6.


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Only the new "3000 on the lightning" grille badge and the new air intake grille make the difference on the front end.

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The same 3000 badge is fitted on the bootlid.



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Wire wheels  (here with a 3 eared spinner) : very popular on British classic cars from the 50's to the early 70's.
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An Austin-Healey 3000 MkII convertible.

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With winding windows.


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This car is fitted with additional fog lamps. The Austin-Healey 3000 MkII is fitted with the latest type of front grille.
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A tonneau cover is an essential equipment to protect the car's interior from burning sun or light rains.
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The bonnet's air intake differs from the Austin Healey MK1.
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"3000 Mk II" is added to the Austin-Healey front badge.
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This 3000 MKII roadster has been race prepared and tuned.
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Another Austin Healey MkII. This one is a roadster.
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Without winding windows.
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With a two tone body paint.

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Austin Healey 3000 MkII Roadster

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The Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII Roadster's dashboard

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From behind, the roadster looks all flat.
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While the tourer's top is still visible when folded down.
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Again, the front badge is updated on the Austin-Healey MkIII.

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Austin Healey 3000 MkIII convertible ( or tourer).

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A centre console is added to the Austin Healey 3000 Mk3's new dashboard.
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A 3000 MkIII engine.


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Another Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII with a red soft top.

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This is a 3000 MkIII phase 1.


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And this one is a 3000 MkIII phase 2, additional front flashers make identification easier.
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A two tones  Mk3 phase 2.


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