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1960 Austin Healey 3000 MKI FIA Stage Rally Car



1960 Austin Healey 3000 MKI Rally car recently completed by JME Healeys. The car underwent a full restoration by JME Healeys inhouse to BMC ‘Works Rally’ specification with the aim to compete in HRCR and HERO rally events.

Chassis & Inner Structure:

Chassis strengthened in 16 weak point locations.

Reinforced engine mounts & wishbone mounting points

Modified N/S front bulkhead support for triple carburettor clearance

Full front & rear bolt-in roll cage with removable door bars.

Custom Heavy duty aluminium sump guard.

Outer Body:

Steel outer body, correct for period MKI BMC rally car.

Original hardtop. Fully overhauled. New paintwork, seals & headlining.

Works front wing vents

Works style boot lid

Works type mesh radiator grille fitted.

Front & rear mudflaps + front & rear inner arch gravel protection guards


Steel Crankshaft & Steel Conrods

Lightweight forged pistons.

JME Spec Rally camshaft.

Lightened flywheel

Fully balanced main line.

Gas flowed & polished cylinder head with competition valves.

Tubular exhaust manifold & performance side exhaust system.

250BHP on Dyno & Rolling Road

Fuel System:

Triple SU 2” HD8 carburettors.

Straight Works Inlet manifold

Works style foam filled 80ltr fuel tank

Double SU Fuel pump

Custom bearing throttle linkage setup


Tulip S/C gearbox

Overdrive switch on gear lever

Competition overdrive

Uprated 9.5” Diaphragm Clutch

JME Spec concentric clutch release bearing

4.3:1 Final Drive

Quaife LSD

Competition half shafts

High deflection competition Propshaft



Dual Circuit brake system with balance adjuster

Competition front calipers – modified to accept later larger brake pads

Rear disc brakes

Balanced front & rear competition discs

Competition Mintex brake pads

Braided hoses throughout

Hydraulic Handbrake

Suspension & Handling:

Front & rear suspension competition bushes 

Uprated front & rear shock absorbers.

Uprated front springs and rally rear leaf springs.

New front & rear hubs plus competition wheel bearings.

Uprated 3/4 inch front anti roll bar.

Rear Tramp Bars

72 spoke wires fitted with Kumho Ecsta V70A performance tyres.


Fully tailor wiring harness to suit rally dashboard & interior

Competition Lightweight battery

Electronic ignition

Alternator conversion

Electronic cooling fan kit


Interior overhauled, including new carpets & side trim panels.

Leather rim steering wheel, 

New leather Ridgard RS5 highback rally seats.

Rollcage mounted rear view mirror



Works BMC Spot light & centre light setup with covers

Perspex front headlight protectors

Competition sidescreens

Rear rally overriders

Bonnet leather straps

Competition Equipment:

Collapsible safety steering column

FIA 4-point competition seat harnesses.

Oil Catch tank

FEV 3KG Novec Gas Plumbed in Fire extinguisher system

FEV 2.5KG Hand held extinguisher

Stilo WRC DES intercom system with headsets

Navigators footrest


Only items remaining to be installed upon negotiation are the navigators rally clocks & trip meters.


This desirable works rally replica is offered for sale with detailed restoration and itemised build purchase documentation. Presented with UK V5C Registration Document, near BMC works registration number, FIA HTP Papers, FIVA Passport, Heritage certificate and all safety equipment certification.


No other purpose built rally Healey comes close to this that is available on the market at present. 


Supplied as a turn-key car ready to be enjoyed.

£165,000.00 GBP


For further information on this car or to arrange a viewing or test drive, please contact us on our email address at or call our workshop on +44 01926 499000

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