The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open top sports car that was announced in 1958, just prior to that years Monaco Grand Prix
It was designed as a low cost model (it originally went on sale for just £669) and was the successor to the sporting versions of the pre-war Austin Seven.
This particular example was supplied new on 12th July 1960 to H A Saunders Ltd, London.
Finished in Goodwood Green, with 1275cc engine and has been the subject of a previous restoration.
Recent new parts include:
- New Radiator
- New clutch
- New wiring harness
- New fuel pump
- brake overhaul
- Uprated suspension – MK2 spec
- Clean shim and refit kingpins
- Engine and engine bay detailed
- Gold Seal engine fitted a couple of years ago
- Full respray a couple of years ago
Comes with soft top and side screens
To be sold with 12 months MOT
Not one for the purist, but what a lot of fun for a fraction of the price of a concours example.