1956 Austin-Healey 100M ‘Factory’ Le Mans

A few thousand Austin-Healey 100Ms were built, but only 640 were fitted with the ‘Le Mans’ package, thus making this car a 1956 Austin-Healey 100M ‘Factory’ Le Mans. What does that mean, especially for a car that set a number of speed records? Well, larger carburettors, stiffer front suspension, higher compression, a high-lift cam, and a louvered hood secured by a leather strap. This particular model is a left-hand-drive export model.

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