1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 LeMans Roadster / BN2/L/229821 Chassis Information

1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 photograph

1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 photograph

1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 photograph

1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN21956 Austin-Healey 100M BN21956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2
LeMans Roadster
Chassis #: BN2/L/229821
Engine #: 1B229821
Sold for $154,000 at 2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction.
This Austin-Healey 100M is factory-equipped with a Le Mans kit, certificate of authenticity from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, a recently completed body-off restoration, and just three owners over the last 45 years. It is finished in Old English White over a red interior.

This example was completed assembly on November 29th of 1955, and was dispatched to the United States. It is believed that it was retailed somewhere i the American Southwest, and in 1967, the Austin-Healey was offered for sale at a dealership in Provo, Utah. It was purchased by a young racing mechanic named Duane Forsythe, the car then displayed approximately 12,000 miles. After a little more than a year of street use, Mr. Forsythe had the motor removed with the intention of conducting a complete rebuild in his personal shop. 33 years later, Mr. Forsythe finally sold the car to local race car driver Mike Carter. Carter commenced a body-off restoration that included refurbishment of the frame, suspension, engine, body and paint. Unable to finish the project, the car was sold in 2009 to the current owner. The new owner then completed the restoration.

The car was certified by FIVA in December of 2011. It currently shows just under 13,000 miles.

In 2013, the car was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona. It was estimated to sell for $150,000 - $180,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $154,000 inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2013


2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$150,000-$180,000 
Sale Price :
$154,000

2019 4
2018 4
2017 6
2016 3
2015 4
2014 5
2013 5
2012 1
2011 6
2010 5

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 Le Mans
Chassis#: BN2L230648
Sold for $140,000
  2019 Bonhams : Collectors Motorcars and Automobilia Auction
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 Le Mans
Chassis#: BN22-L/229678
Sold for $64,960
  2019 Bonhams : Quail Lodge Auction
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 Modified to M Specification
Chassis#: 49655299
Sold for $58,954
  2019 H & H Classics - Imperial War Museum, Duxford
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100M 'Le Mans' Roadster
Chassis#: BN2-L/230739
Sold for $143,526
  2019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Dealer Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/230571
Sold for $81,200
  2018 RM Sothebys : The Petersen Automotive Museum
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100M 'Le Mans' Roadster
Chassis#: BN2-L/230581
Sold for $210,404
  2018 Bonhams : Zoute Sale
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/232304
Sold for $125,482
  2018 RM Sothebys : London
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/230710
Sold for $218,400
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1956 Austin Healey BN2 '100M Spec'
Chassis#: BN2-L 100M
Sold for $79,541
  2017 Coys : Thoroughbred & Vintage at Fontwell House
 
1956 AUSTIN HEALEY BN2 '100M SPEC'
Chassis#: BN2-L 100M
Sold for $88,364
  2017 Coys Blenheim Palace
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/230813
Sold for $215,712
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100M 'Le Mans' Roadster
Chassis#: BN2-L/229932
Sold for $201,685
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 image  1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 image  
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/232946
Sold for $165,000
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/232274
Sold for $203,500
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/230740
Sold for $220,000
  2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 image  1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 image  
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/233008
Sold for $122,639
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Le Mans'
Chassis#: BN2-L/231253
Sold for $203,500
  2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona
 
1956 Austin Healey 100M
Chassis#: BN2L/230735
Sold for $220,000
  2015 Rick Cole Monterey
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M 'Factory' Le Mans
Chassis#: BN2-L/232319
Sold for $203,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
 
1956 Austin-Healey 100 Le Mans Roadster
Sold for $73,700
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 Le MansBN2L/2332482019 Bonhams : Quail Lodge Auction $150,000$180,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 Le MansBN2L2329492019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona $180,000$220,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M Dealer Le MansBN2L2305712018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall   
1956 Austin Healey 100M Original SpecificationBN1L / 1506482018 Coys : Legende et Passion Monaco 2018 $120,000$150,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans RoadsterBN2-L/2305812018 Bonhams : The Monaco Sale 'Les Grandes Marques à Monaco' $160,000$180,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M Le MansBN2-L/2330472018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $170,000$190,000
1956 Austin Healey 100M Le Mans RoadsterBN2-L/2321642018 Silverstone Race Retro Classic Car   
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans RoadsterBN2-L/2328782017 Bonhams : The Spa Classic Sale $160,000$190,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans RoadsterBN2-L/2291292016 The Finest : Aspen $185,000$200,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le MansBN2L2319142016 Motostalgia Auction Indianapolis Brickyard $175,000$220,000
1956 Austin Healey 100MBN1L / 1506482016 Coys : Monaco $90,000$110,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans Roadster 2015 Auctions America California$110,000  
1956 Austin-Healey 100 M Le MansBN2-L/2330082015 RM Sotheby's : The Andrews Collection   
1956 Austin-Healey 100M Factory Le Mans BN2 RoadsterBN2-L/2308182014 RM Auctions Automobiles of Arizona$160,000  
1956 Austin-Healey 100 MBN2-L/2304322014 Gooding & Company The Scottsdale Auction $200,000$230,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100 Modified to M SpecificationBN22290132013 H & H Auctions The Pavilion Gardens $45,000$55,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100 MBN2-L/2321832013 Gooding and Company The Amelia Island Auction $125,000$165,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100M BN2 Le Mans RoadsterBN2-L/2301292013 RM Auctions Arizona$115,000$130,000$160,000
1956 Austin-Healey 100/4M Roadster Raced by Privateer J.C. KilburnBN2L2310262012 Mecum Monterey, CA$40,000  
1956 Austin-Healey 100M RoadsterBN2-L/23230L2010 Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed, Chichester, Sussex $45,000$55,000

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