1956 Austin Healey 100 BN2

1956	Austin Healey 100 BN2

It was developed by Donald Healey to be produced in-house by Healey's small car company in Warwick and based on Austin A90 Atlantic mechanicals. Healey built a single Healey Hundred for the 1952 London Motor Show, and the design impressed Leonard Lord, Managing Director of Austin so much, he was looking for a replacement to the unsuccessful A90, that a deal was struck with Healey to build it in quantity at Austin's Longbridge factory. The car was renamed the Austin-Healey 100. The "100" name comes from Donald Healey, who selected the name from the car's ability to reach 100 mph.

The final BN2 was built in July 1956 with a total of 4,604 BN2s produced, including the 100M.

Auto Spec Sheet

Year: 1956
Make: Austin Healey
Model: 100 BN2
Style: Roadster
Serial No: N/A
Odometer: 0
Engine Cyl: 4
Engine Size: 2.66 litre
Engine HP: 90
Trans: 5 speed

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