The BJ8 was the final version of the Big Healey six-cylinder cars. It was introduced in 1963 and built during the last four years of production. With the help of two SU HD8 carburetors, the three-liter engine offered 150 horsepower.
This example is a late-production 1967 model that was found in Greenville, Wisconsin and purchased in 2008 by its current owner. The cars two prior owners helped preserve the car in proper storage. When purchased, the car had 32,000 miles. The car was treated to a restoration to concours standards. It was finished in Old English White and then wet-sanded and buffed to a stunning deep finish.
In 2012, this car was offered for sale at the Amelia Island auction presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $80,000 - $110,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for $99,000 inclusive of buyer's premium.