Austin Healey 100M LHD 1956
See specifications and old brochure cover below illustration
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Austin Healey 100M Le Mans specifications
Engine (A90)
OHV 4 Cylinder in line
Bore: 87.3mm
Stroke: 111.1mm
Displacement: 2,660cc
Compression ratio: 7.5:1
Carburettors: twin SU H6
Power output: 110bhp at 4,500rpm

Maximum speed: 115 mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 7secs
AFC: 16-34mpg

Hydraulic Girling
Front: 11in disk, Rear: 11in drums

Pressed steel tub welded to pressed steel, hollow box section, ladder type chassis. Steel doors, bonnet, boot, wings. Aluminium bonnet & boot surrounds.o

Cam and peg, turning circle: 35ft

Front: Independent coil and wishbones, lever arm dampers
Rear: Live axle, half-elleptic springs
Panhard rod, lever arm dampers

Centre lock wire 15in wheels
5.5 x 15in crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 8in
Track - front: 4ft
Track - rear: 4ft 1in
Overall length: 13ft 1in
Overall width: 5ft 01/2in
Overall Height(with hood up):4ft 1in
Ground clearance: 51/2in
Unladen weight: 2,170 lbs

Production 1953-56
BN1 1953-55 10,633
100S 1953-55: 55
BN2 1955-56 3,765
100M 1955-56: 55