Austin Healey 100 BN2 

  • built in England
  • 1955-1956
  • 90 HP 2.7L
After producing the original Austin Healey 100 for nearly 2 years, the upgraded BN2-series cars added a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive and numerous detail differences to the package.
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Upgrades available to the BN2 included an M kit with larger carburettors, a cold-air intake, high-lift camshaft and 8.1:1 compression cylinder head.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Austin Healey 100 BN2

0-60mph

100 BN2
10.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

1/4 mile

100 BN2
17.5 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Austin Healey 100 BN2

Number built

100 BN2
4,604 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

100 BN2
90 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Austin Healey 100 BN2

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These parts were availble as a Le Mans package which could be ordered and installed on any Healey 100.
After producing the original Austin Healey 100 for nearly 2 years, the upgraded BN2-series cars added a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive and numerous detail differences to the package.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Austin Healey
Type of car Production car
Year 1955-1956
Number built 4,604 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 24.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 90 HP @ 4,000 RPM
Maximum torque 150 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM

engine

Displacement 2,660 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.44 in / 4.37 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

1/4 mile 17.5 s
0-60mph 10.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 4.13:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,176 lb
Width 60.6 in
Height 35.8 in
Length 151.6 in
Front track width 48.8 in
Wheelbase 90.2 in
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