Austin Healey 100 Six 1956-59
See specifications, old magazine cover below illustration.
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Austin Healey 100 1956 specifications
Engine: OHV, 6 Cylinder inline
Bore & Stroke: 79.4mm x 88.9mm
Displacement: 2,639cc
Compression ratio: 8.3 to 1
Carburettors: twin SU
Power: 102bhp at 4,600rpm
Maximum speed:
Excelleration 0-60mph: 12.9secs
Ave. fuel consumption: 20.8mpg
Brakes: Hydraulic Girling front 11.25in disc, rear: 11in drums
Steering: Cam and peg,
Turning circle: 35ft
Suspension F
: Independent coil & wishbones,
R: Live axle, half-elleptic springs,
Shock absorbers: lever arm
Wheels: 15in centre lock wire
Tyres: 5.50 x 15in crossply
Construction: Pressed steel tub welded to pressed steel, hollow box section, ladder type chassis
Wheelbase: 7ft 8in
Track F: 4ft R: 4ft 1in
Length: 13ft 1.5in
Width: 5ft 01/2in
Height(hood up): 4ft 1in
Ground clearance: 51/2in
Kerb weight: 22.14cwt
Fuel tank: 12 Imp gals

AH 100 production 1956-59
14,436 built, Abindon and Longbridge