1954 Austin Healey BN1 'Cape Works Special'



Chris & Dan Everard are third generation Austin Healey specialists. Their Father Jon established JME Healeys in 1978 and since then JME have led the way in Austin Healey restoration and competition preparation.


In 2017, JME Healeys celebrated its 40th year anniversary and for the occasion we felt it fitting to build a car to our own specification using all the experience and knowledge of cars we have built over the past 4 decades. The car we completed surpassed all expectations of both performance and styling and sold 3 weeks after completion in February 2017.


The car you see in front of you is now the second of its kind. The JME Cape Works Special retains the integrity and simplicity of an original Austin Healey 100/4. Reimagined and built in the original Donald Healey workshop in Warwick. Our aim was for the car to not only look fast & exciting, but it also had to be exciting to drive, mixing the power of a race car but the refinement and usability of a road car.


  • New chassis, new front & rear bulkheads using hand made panels and assembled in house.

  • Chassis strengthened and modified at identified weak points.

  • All Aluminium crafted outer body with 100S type windscreen & custom swept sidescreens.

  • Uprated front and rear suspension.

  • Racing pedal box setup with uprated disc brakes all round.

  • 2954cc from an original 100/4 Block.

  • Full steel bottom end with race camshaft and roller rockers.

  • JME 100/4 sport bucket seats with full tailored interior.


Supplied with UK V5C registration document, detailed folder of restoration investment and photo album of the works undertaken.


Complete with 2 Sets of Keys, Thor Hammer, and Spinner Spanner.


£165,000.00 ono completed

Austin Healey specialist | JME Healeys | Warwick

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