Original Survivor: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

It must make some people groan when they hear any car called cute, but, well, this bug-eyed face really is cartoon cute. The headlights on the prototype rotated up. Since the Bugeye was built to be cheap,… more»

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Show Days Are Over: 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk. III

This sad Austin-Healey is now a parts car at best, a long fall from the halcyon days of 1965 when it graced the marque’s stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. History alone isn’t always… more»

BF Auction: 1966 Austin Healey Sprite

Update 10/16/17 – After double checking the VIN, Alan discovered that while his Sprite was registered as a 1967, it is actually a 1966 Mark III model with the 1098 cc engine. If you’ve never experienced… more»

It Came From Lake Toxaway: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Since it is the month that ends with All Hallow’s Eve, I wanted to give you a glimpse of a story so horrible that you will wonder how God could be so cruel.  Our story begins… more»

In Need of Healeying: 1958 Austin Healey Sprite

There are certain cars that draw a crowd no matter where you are, and the Austin Healey “bugeye” Sprite is one of them. Cars like these get smiles and waves on a daily basis, even from… more»

Tree’thousand: 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 MkI

My wife is a master gardener and I’ve always wanted a 1960 Austin-Healey 3000, this could be a match made in heaven! Well, other than this car needs just a little more work than I normally… more»

Racing And Family History: 1955 Austin-Healey 100/4

I will be the first to tell you that I know next to nothing about racing, in pretty much any form. I’m just more of a history guy, I guess. So what struck me about this… more»

Smiling Back At You: 1961 Austin Healey Sprite

Every once in a while, a car comes along that ends up being more than the sum of its parts. Take this 1961 Austin Healey Sprite being sold here on craigslist in Dayton, Tennessee for $16,500…. more»

Running 3 Years Ago: 1967 Austin Healey 3000

I have a rather long list of classic cars I plan on experiencing one day and towards the top of that list is a Big Healey. I’ve heard a wide range of things about them, some… more»

Same Owner Since 1960: 1959 Austin Healey 3000

A quick glance around eBay confirms values are still strong for Austin Healeys, which makes this honest survivor immensely appealing with a $20K asking price. The early Healey 3000 is listed here on EstateSales.net as part of a… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Reader David the Bugeyeguy recently found this Bugeye Sprite parked in an old barn. It had been purchased by a father and son back in the ’80s with the plan of restoring it together. Well, they… more»

Stored 40 Years: 1957 Austin Healey 100-6

Having put a 1959 100-6 very similar to this one back on the road, I can tell you the welded and bolted structure of a Big Healey is one of the more complex in the classic… more»

Starting Point: 1960 Austin Healey 3000

After spending 30 years with the current owner, this Austin Healey 3000 project is available to the next person who has the time, money, and space to complete it. Described as un-rusty, this 3000 has some… more»