1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II

Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 Mk II

  • 1962
  • 92.000 km
  • Restored
  • EU title
  • EU taxes paid
  • Sold

Introduced in March 1961, the 3000 Mk II came with three SU HS4 carburettors and an improved camshaft, designated the BT7 Mk II in 4 seat version and BN7 Mk II for the 2 Seater.

However, upon the introduction of the BJ7 (2+2 seats) model in January 1962, the number of carburettors was reduced to two, SU type HS6 carbs due to the problems experienced with balancing three carburettors. As a result of the introduction of the BJ7, the BN7 Mk II was discontinued in March 1962, and the BT7 Mk II followed in June 1962.

Externally, the main changes introduced with the BJ7 were a vertical barred front grille, wind up windows rather than side curtains, an improved hood, and a wrap-around windscreen. Optional extras were similar to the Mk I, although the option of a factory hardtop was not available from the BJ7's introduction.

From August 1961 a brake servo was also available as an optional extra, which greatly improved braking performance. The BJ7 was discontinued in October 1963 with the introduction of the 3000 Mk III.

A 3000 MkII BT7 with hardtop and overdrive tested by the British The Motor magazine in 1961 had a top speed of 112.9 mph and could accelerate from 0-60 mph in 10.9 seconds. A fuel consumption of 12.0 L/100 km was recorded. The test car cost GBP 1362 including taxes.

11,564 were made; 355 BN7 Mk II, 5,096 BT7 Mk II, and 6,113 BJ7.

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