1960 Austin-Healey Sprite Bugeye

"Minty Fresh"

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$22,900

Year
1960
Make
Austin-Healey
Model
Sprite
Sub Model
Bugeye
Stock
111112429
Vin
AN5L33588
Miles
550
Engine Size
1275cc Inline 4 Cylinder
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Color
Mint Green
Interior Color
Black
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Traverse City

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The Mark I Sprite made from 1958-1961 became affectionately known as the Frogeye in the UK and the Bugeye in the US. The initial design intended for the headlights to be retractable but cost cutting deleted that idea.

The engines used in the early cars was a 948 cc producing 43 HP. The car we are pleased to offer here is the 1275 cc engine out of a later car producing 65 HP which is a huge difference considering the car only weighs in at just over 1300 lbs.

These wonderful little cars have a huge race following along with the Midgets having their very own series called the Spridget races.

This super nice car and in addition to the engine upgrade has an exhaust header as well as a upgraded dual master cylinder brake system with separate reservoirs for brake and clutch. It is also fitted with a solid state electronic fuel pump which is found to be more reliable.

The front and rear have been lowered for better handling along with new fuel tank. There has been a complete service in the last 2 years with full fluid system flush, rear hub seals, rear wheel cylinders replaced, repaired radius arm bushings, tuning and shimming front suspension with full lube job.

This fantastic little Bugeye is ready to go.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including under carriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Traverse City facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1960
Make
Austin-Healey
Model
Sprite
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
550
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Body Color
Mint Green
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
1275cc Inline 4 Cylinder
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual

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(231) 714-9414

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