1960 Austin Healey Sprite Mk 1 Hants, United Kingdom

Trade : £18,995

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1960 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk1


When it first appeared in May 1958, with a price tag of £669, the Austin-Healey Sprite had instant appeal.


Regarded as the spiritual successor to the Austin Seven sports models of two decades earlier, the Sprite was both affordable and economical to run.


Many enthusiasts were to get their first taste of sports car motoring in a Sprite and the appeal has certainly endured, as this characterful little car is fondly regarded today, having a very strong following.


This example, finished as original in Nevada Beige with Cherry Red interior trim, was supplied new by Wimbledon Motors and registered on 19th May 1960.


It has undergone a comprehensive body and structural restoration recently and has a number of upgrades as detailed below:


* Balanced 1098 cc engine

* lightened flywheel

* Weber carb

* Gas flowed cylinder head

* High compression pistons

* Front disc brakes

* Original wheels included


Included in the file of paperwork are several service bills dating back to the 1960s, along with previous MOT certificates, receipts and a Heritage Certificate. The red hood has been recently renewed and the side screens are in serviceable condition.


Additional photographs and a video will be uploaded shortly.

For initial enquiries and to arrange your appointment to view please call us on 01420-474919 or 07710-364945

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Vechicle details

  • Ad Ref : 3T210500013
  • Location : Hants, United Kingdom
  • Make : Austin Healey
  • Model : Sprite Mk 1
  • Year : 1960
  • Miles : n/a
  • Kms : n/a
  • Steer : RHD
  • Gear Box : Manual
  • Cylender : n/a
  • cc : n/a
  • Cu in : n/a
  • Engine No : n/a
  • Chassis No : n/a
  • Exterior Color : Beige
  • Interior : Other
  • Interior Colour : Red
  • Doors : 2 Doors
  • Condition : Very good
  • MoT. : n/a
  • Part exchange Considered : n/a
  • Country of Manufacture : n/a

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  • Location : United Kingdom
  • Seller : Robin Lawton Vintage & Classic Cars
  • Phone : +44 1420474 XXX
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