Austin-Healey 100-Six BN6 

  • built in England
  • 1958-1959
  • 117 HP 2.6L
  • 115 mph
Roy Salvadori said “the new 6-port induction system gives her an impressive increase in punch, particularly in top from 50 to 80 mph....the Austin-Healey always had plenty of dig but now its outstanding.
by www.supercars.net
With larger valves, and a higher compression power was raised from 101 to 117 bhp.
by www.supercars.net

Road Tests Real world tests of the Austin-Healey 100-Six BN6

0-60mph

100-Six BN6
10.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

Top speed

100-Six BN6
115 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

0-100mph

100-Six BN6
36 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

100-Six BN6
17 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Austin-Healey 100-Six BN6

Horsepower

100-Six BN6
117 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

Torque

100-Six BN6
142 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

19
Sep

Austin-Healey 100-Six BN6

www.supercars.net
Roy Salvadori said “the new 6-port induction system gives her an impressive increase in punch, particularly in top from 50 to 80 mph....the Austin-Healey always had plenty of dig but now its outstanding.
With larger valves, and a higher compression power was raised from 101 to 117 bhp.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Austin-Healey
Type of car Production car
Year 1958-1959

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 20.76 lb/hp
Maximum hp 117 HP @ 4,700 RPM
Maximum torque 142 ft-lb @ 2,400 RPM

engine

Displacement 2,639 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.13 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,429 lb
Width 60.5 in
Height 50 in
Length 157.5 in
Front track width 52.3 in
Wheelbase 92 in

road tests

Top speed 115 mph
1/4 mile 17 s
0-60mph 10.7 s
0-100mph 36 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.93:1
  2. 2: 2.05:1
  3. 3: 1.31:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Unknown
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