Check Out This Insane Modified 1954 Austin-Healey 100 BN1 Roadster

It was running on Bring A Trailer and, as of time of writing, it didn’t make its reserve price so hopefully at some point it will find a new loving home. Unfortunately for Brits, despite the Union Jack headlining the car is in Columbus Ohio.

Wether there is enough left of the original car for it to be a Healey still is arguable. It’s been built over the course of seven years by a Lockheed Martin Skunk Works engineer, so the the work should be very high calibre indeed.

You can read the actual listing for the full details but the highlights are:

A Chevrolet 350ci crate engine mated to a 650 CFM Holley carburettor and the power delivered to the wheels by a 3-speed B&M-built GM350 automatic transmission.

The chassis is custom built with 2×4″ steel tube frame, and features a removable roll bar and extra bracing to keep the chassis super rigid.

The body is removable and has a lengthened front shroud and cockpit, along with a custom aluminum hardtop.

It’s shod with Goodyear Eagle GTII tires on Wheel Vintiques Hot Rod wire wheels, completed with custom knock-off caps.

Seating is in Kirkey racing buckets and strapped in with 5-point belts.

Personally, I still can’t decide if I think it’s awesome or completely awesome. I also have a kidney I don’t technically need…

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