Used Austin Healey Sprite MARK 1 FROG EYE ALL STEEL HISTORIC in Lymington

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Austin Healey Sprite
£18,450
MARK 1 FROG EYE ALL STEEL HISTORIC
mileage
Mileage:
44,000
transmission
Transmission:
Manual
doors
Doors:
2
engine size
Engine Size:
948 cc
body style
Body Style:
-
fuel type
Fuel Type:
-
colour
Colour:
RED
registration
Registration:
248ALC
year
Year:
1960
price
Price:
£18,450
M&M Automotive
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Description
FINISHED IN DEEP POLISHED TARTAN RED WITH CONTRASTING CREAM LEATHER PIPED INTERIOR. A GENUINE MARK 1 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE REGISTRED ON 11 11 1960 WITH CURRENT MOT TILL 26 05 2018. JUST TWO OWNERS, THE LAST KEEPER HAVING PURCHASED THE SPRITE IN 1969. CONTINUALLY GARAGE STORED WITH DRY MILE USE ONLY. THIS MARK 1 WAS RESTORED IN 2001 HAVING BEEN LAID UP FOR SOME 20 YEARS ! THIS WONDERFUL FROG EYE ALSO BENEFITS FROM A GOLD SEAL A SERIES ENGINE, ORIGINAL OVERHAULED SU CARBURETORS AND A FULL STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST SYSTEM. THE REAR HINGED ALLIGATOR BONNET PROVIDES EXCELLENT ACCESS TO THE ENGINE AND SUSPENSION - IDEAL FOR THE HOME MECHANIC. THE MARK 1 IS ALSO SUPPLIED WITH THE ORIGINAL HOOPS AND A RED TONNEAU COVER FOR WET WEATHER USE. THE HISTORY FILE CONTAINS THE ORIGINAL BUFF GREEN LOGBOOK FROM 1960, FOURTEEN MOT CERTIFICATES AND A HAND WRITTEN LETTER/NOTES FROM THE LAST OWNER. HISTORIC TAXATION CLASS. WITH VALUES ON THE RISE THIS EXAMPLE COULD PROVE TO BE A WISE FINANCIAL INVESTMENT AS WELL AS A SUPER LITTLE ROADSTER TO ENJOY ALL YEAR ROUND - QUINTESSENTIAL CLASSIC CAR MOTORING AT ITS BEST ! TECHNICAL DATA : ENGINE BMC SERIES 948CC FOUR CYLINDER OVERHEAD VALVE. TRANSMISSION FOUR SPEED MANUAL WITH SYNCHROMESH ON TOP THREE RATIOS. SUSPENSION FRONT : INDEPENDENT, COIL SPRINGS AND WISHBONES. REAR : QUARTER - ELLIPTIC LEAF SPRINGS, RIGID AXLE. BRAKES HYDRAULIC, DRUM ALL ROUND. CHOICE OF 2 AT ***
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