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The Austin-Healey 100-6 was the second of the three Austin-Healey models later known as the Big Healeys. It was introduced in 1956 to replace the Austin-Healey 100. It featured a 2 in (50.8 mm) longer wheelbase than the original Austin-Healey 100 and a six-cylinder engine replacing the slightly larger capacity four, and added two occasional seats which later became optional. The body lines were changed to a less rounded appearance, with a wider, lower radiator grille below the air scoop which was added to the bonnet, and a windscreen which was fixed and could no longer be folded down. We are informed by the vendor that this particular 1958 Austin Healey 100-6 has been the subject of much recent work including having had made and replaced the cruciform centre section of the chassis, new floors, rear bulkheads, floor wells inner outer sills (upgraded type) floor strengtheners, boot floor, 'A' posts and all attached panels, 'B' posts and all attached panels. The shrouds are described as been in good condition. The axle has been refurbished, stripped, re welded and powder coated (zinc chromate undercoat), new rear springs, new front hubs with new king pin kits. We are informed of various parts including RHD dashboard, restorable wings, boot, door frames, the engine and cylinder head will require a complete rebuild, the gearbox with overdrive is described as being in working order. Other parts include windscreen frame, hood frame and various gauges. We advise all interested parties on this particular car to inspect this lot in detail prior to auction to satisfy themselves of exactly what is included. Silverstone Auctions cannot be held responsible for the content of this lot at any point.