1959 AUSTIN HEALEY MK1 SPRITE (FROGEYE).Concours winner!
Here is a superb little Austin Healey Mk1 Sprite,a 1959 model in Cherry Red ,with matching red leather interior and with with a concourse winning history.
It is a car that was totally rebuilt from ground up in 2007-2008 and still presents superbly today and drives just as well! A large history file accompanies the car and includes a CD,showing a photographic record of the restoration.
Show prizes as follows....
. Third place for modified Sprite's at the Goodwood Austin Healey club Sprite 50th birthday in 2008 ( listed on the club events awards)
. Various local event concourse wins in Scotland (rosettes and certificates)
. BMIHT certificate
Work carried out includes....
. Engine rebuilt and bored out from 948 -998 with fast road cam when the car was rebuilt (unleaded head)
. Electronic distributor
. Stronger rib cadged gearbox
. New modified clutch plate (1275) with balanced fly wheel by (mamba racing)
. Uprated Carbs
. Negative earthed
. Internally all door cards, seats , dash and carpet edging finished in Caledonian hide.
. inertia seatbelts
.Original,Factory works hardtop,low number
-Minilite alloy wheels
-Original steering wheel
-Polished alloy,flip petrol cap
Very cute and a blast to drive as they all are,but with a bit more pep and useability!
Please email or call for further details or to arrange viewing.
Any inspection welcome.
Contact 01672 512879 / 07813394167 for further details.