Saturday 24th August 2019,

Browsing the "healey" Tag

Healey-Alvis G type 1951-1953 by Andrew Bone front left corner white

Healey-Alvis G Type 1951-1953: Only 25 Classic Cars Made

About Specs The exact chronology of Healey production is difficult to follow, most models over-lapped other models most of the time. This led to some rare anomalies, like the classic Healey-Alvis G type for example. It began production in 1951, [...]

November 2, 2015 Cars, Healey-Alvis G type
Healey Silverstone 1949-1950 red front view mud guards red title picture

Healey Silverstone 1949 – 1950: History And Buyers Guide

About Specs Inopian is a hyperbole-free area. We do not indulge in exaggeration or hysteria. We heap praise generously on the deserving but lambast the horrible. In short we tell the truth as we see it. Having said that, now [...]

April 3, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Healey, Silverstone, United Kingdom
Gilbern GT MKI 1959-1967 by Adam Singer

Gilbern GT MKI 1959 – 1967

About Specs Gilbern`s first car, based on Bernhard Freise`s prototype was christened Gilbern GT MK1. There was obviously an intention to continue with MK II in the future though that did not happen. Subsequent cars would carry names, not mark [...]

February 24, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Gilbern, Gilbern GT MKI, United Kingdom
Jensen-Healey 1972-1976 by Matt

Jensen-Healey 1972 – 1976

About Specs In 1966 Austin-Healey`s US distributor, Kjell Qvale became Jensen`s majority shareholder. He was very enthusiastic when the possibility of recruiting Donald Healey arose. In 1970 Donald Healey did indeed arrive and did not come empty-handed. [...]

January 6, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Jensen-Healey, United Kingdom
Jensen Motors 1934-1976 by Gust

Jensen Motors 1934 – 1976: The Unsung Hero of Automotive History

The Jensen brothers, Alan and Richard, were working for W.J. Smith Coach-builders when, in 1934, the proprietor died. Funded by their father the brothers took over the company and re-named it Jensen Motors. The business involved building bespoke bodies for [...]

December 2, 2014 By country of origin, Cars, Europe, Jensen Motors, United Kingdom
Healey Elliott 1946-1950

Healey Elliott Saloon 1946 – 1950

About Specs Launched at more or less the same time as the Westland Roadster, the Elliott was a remarkable saloon car. It was the first car we are aware of that was aerodynamically refined using an aircraft wind-tunnel. It`s performance [...]

November 18, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Elliott Saloon, Europe, Healey, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Healey Westland 1946-1950

Healey Westland Roadster 1946 – 1950

About Specs As far as we can ascertain this was Donald Healey`s first production project. The Westland Roadster was a sleek sports coupe, a little reminiscent of the Jaguar XK 120 but with more architecture! The Westland was a two-door [...]

October 21, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Healey, United Kingdom, Westland Roadster
Donald Mitchell Healey CBE 1898-1988

Donald Mitchell Healey C.B.E. (1898 – 1988)

Born in Perranporth, Cornwall in 1898, engineer, rally-driver and visionary Donald Healey was an outstanding pioneer in an age of pioneers. His inspirational thinking is still with us today. He understood, more than anyone, what the enthusiastic motorist wanted and [...]

October 14, 2014 Magazine, People