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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8

Refinished in Colorado Red


Featured on AutoHunterthe online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8.

This 3000 Mark III is refinished in Colorado Red and has a manually folding top with a plastic rear window, dual fender-mounted side mirrors, and chrome front and rear bumpers.

“The front bucket seats and two rear seats are upholstered in black vinyl and surrounded by matching rear seats, interior trim, and door panel,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. “The new interior features include a woodgrain-accented dashboard with a black top pad, an aftermarket digital stereo with a CD player, a center console with a 4-speed manual shifter, a heater, and an adjustable steering column topped with a 3-spoke woodgrain steering wheel.”

Under the hood is a 2912cc straight-6 engine with a new wiring harness and dual carburetors. The engine is paired with a 4-speed manual transmission that features overdrive.

It rides on a set of chrome knock-off wire wheels wrapped in radial tires.

The sale includes a clear California title in the seller’s name, service records, receipts, and a British Motor Industry Heritage Trust copy of the factory build sheet.

This 1965 Austin-Healey’s auction ends on April 25, 2022, at 12:20 p.m. (PDT).

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada. The Santa Rosa, California native resides in Phoenix with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.


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