Cape International builds cars that work in the real world, intelligently specified and exquisitely detailed, setting the highest standards in Austin Healey and Porsche 911 restoration. We are also one of the largest stockists of new, used and Austin Healey parts and accessories.
Our mission is to help you build the car of your dreams, helping classic legends live on.
Our founder, Steve Norton bought his first Austin Healey, a rusty project RHD Mk II tri-carb, and it was completed in perfect time to deliver him to the church for his wedding day in 1993
The Midland Healey Centre was launched and the Austin Healey journey began
Our first catalogue was printed
The company’s name was changed to Cape International reflecting a link to the Warwick birthplace of the marque and our widening reputation for selling parts worldwide
AH50 Golden Anniversary Celebrations
Steve Norton joins the AH Club’s organising team planning the marque’s 50th anniversary
Our first CapeSport 3000 is assembled ready for launch at AH50. It is launched to rave reviews and features on front cover of Classic Cars magazine
CapeSport 3000 is delivered to its new owner. With finishes like unique metallic silver over gloss black, a black hardtop and minilite wheels, it firmly placed Austin Healey in the GT class.
Works start in earnest on the CapeSport 100S
Arrival of the AHX11 cements our reputation as experts with early cars 11. It is one of the first 19 prototype BN1 cars hand built at Warwick and the earliest standard pre-production car on the planet!
The AHX11 is purchased for display in the Dutch Austin Healey Museum
We purchase much larger premises in Redditch. This move sees new staff arrive, a bigger car workshop and improvements to systems and stockholding
Our first RuddSpeed 3000 arrives and our bodyshop recaptures its Cobra-esque detailing and period modifications. It is now a regular feature exhibit at the Manx Motor Museum.
Our Earls Court Motor Show BN2 arrives at the UK Austin Healey Clubs National Concours. On display for the first time since its 1955 debut it wins its class and becomes national Champion.
Cape is acquired and joins the vehicle technology companies within the Liberty House Group. Expansion is planned and recruitment starts.
Porsche 911 now added to the CapeSport offering – turning the first page of a new chapter in the Cape story.