This 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 BJ7 MKII Sports Convertible was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held in Amelia Island, Florida where it was estimated to sell for $60,000 - $70,000. It was offered without reserve. The car is powered by a 2912cc OHV inline six-cylinder engine capable of producing 131 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual gearbox and front disc brakes. Over $65,000 had gone into the vehicles restoration and it has been the recipient of many awards at various club and concours events.
The Austin-Healey 3000 MKII BJ7 offered roll-up windows and a wraparound windshield. These improvements did much to heighten the vehicles popularity. Its sporty persona and performance features made the vehicle a success.
This car is mostly original; during the restoration it was treated to a few upgraded such as Lockheed brake servo. It has modern 72-spoke Dayton wheels with Vredestein Sprint Classic radial tires. This was chosen instead of the 48-spoke Dunlop wheels. The exhaust system is stainless steel and the steering wheels is a Moto-Lita unit.
At auction the car did find a new owner, selling for $49,500.