1960 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE MKI

aud $38,000.00

1960 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE MKI

LMCT 7819
SN:3732
REG:AUL500
VIN:YHAN836390733
ENG:10CCDAH356408

$38,000
(To be sold UN-Registered & with Vic RWC)

BRITISH BUGEYE BEAUTY

Released in 1958 to Rave Reviews, the All New, Austin Healey Sprite was an Immediate Success, with its Spritely Performance and Precise Handling, Selling 48,987 Units in their 3 Year Production Run.

This MK1 Sprite Retains the Highly Desirable Original Factory Steel Bonnet and Presents Well, Finished in British Racing Green, Complemented by Black Seats with White Piping and Black Hood/Tonneau.

A Period Correct MotoLita Woodrim Steering wheel has been Fitted with Matching Gear Knob, as has a Set of Alloy MiniLite Style Wheels and a Flip-Top Fuel Filler Cap Completing the Package.

Mechanically Upgraded to High Specification, the Original 948cc A-Series Engine was Replaced with a 1098cc A-Series, Mated to the Stronger Ribcase Gearbox and Fed by a Single 45DCOE Weber Carburettor, Providing a Potent Sporting Package, with a Front Disc Brake Conversion to Keep the Braking Consistent, Responsive and Confidence Inspiring.

A Receipt File Confirms Near $8000 was Spent on Engine Reconditioning and Other Mechanical Repairs at Bob Rowntree Automotive, a Very Well Respected Name in the Classic Car Industry. Other Receipts Confirm further expenditure on making this Sprite as Mechanically Sound as Possible.

Priced without Reg, Talk to us about Reg, Club or Other Plate Options.

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Technical Specs

  • ENGINE: 4 CYLINDER OF 1098cc CAPACITY
  • FUEL SYSTEM: TWIN SU CARBURETTORS
  • TRANSMISSION: 4 SPEED MANUAL
  • SUSPENSION: INDEPENDENT FRONT, LIVE AXLE REAR
  • BRAKES: DISC FRONT & DRUM REAR
  • WHEELS: ALLOY MINILITE TYPE

Brand

Austin Healey

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