Austin Healey

Full Size Model Kit: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

From kids to adults many of us have loved cars our entire lives. When we were younger we played with Matchbox’s, Hotwheel’s, and various model kits for those that had the ability to hold attention for that long. Although… more»

Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite Custom Package Deal

This package deal of Austin-Healey Sprites, which is located in Greenacres, Washington, will offer the next owner a few different options to consider. Given the fact that it includes two cars, maybe one of those options will be to… more»

Former Trophy Winner: 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite

At the risk of making a bold generalization, a motoring enthusiast will forgive a car for being ugly if it possesses breathtaking performance. Conversely, a car can still be a thing of beauty even if it lacks sufficient horsepower… more»

Ready To Restore: 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite

When the Mark II version of the Austin-Healey Sprite was introduced in 1961, the most immediately noticeable difference between it and its predecessor was the front end styling. The “Bugeye” treatment that had been the hallmark of the Mark… more»

Drive It! 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

How could you not fall in love with this 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite? This absolutely adorable little car is listed for sale here on eBay with bidding a little over $3,500 as I write. It’s located in Dade City, Florida and… more»

Dirt Cheap Roller: $150 Austin Healey Sprite

Over the last few years, I’ve developed a stronger stomach for taking on projects that I may not have considered earlier in my automotive career. Credit an unfortunate knack for acquiring really decent projects for fairly short money with… more»

Diamond In The Rough: 1967 Austin-Healey 3000

This 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 is described as a multiple show winner in the “diamond in the rough” category, owing to its tired cosmetics and well-weathered paint. The seller notes he’s poured $11,000 into the car and still hasn’t touched… more»

Shriners’ Sports Car: 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite

While the Shriners are most well known for piloting small go-carts at parades and other gatherings, there’s also a fair amount of evidence supporting the belief that they can have fun with full-size cars, too. Take this 1960 Austin-Healey… more»

1960 Austin Healey Bug Eye Sprite Exclusive!

Reader Jennifer O doesn’t have much to say about this Bug Eye Sprite, but then again there isn’t a ton to say about such a simple sports car. These cars are about as basic as it gets, but Jennifer… more»

Rare Kellison Bonnet: 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite

Austin-Healey Sprites are not the most uncommon car to find nestled in a barn, but the accompanying nose treatment known as a Kellison bonnet gives this example some extra desirability. Effectively a more streamlined snout with the headlights re-located… more»

Instant Recognition: 1958 Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite

The “Bugeye” Sprite was introduced to the motoring world in 1958 and remained in production in this form until the Series II Sprite was launched in 1961. With the release of the Series II, that distinctive look disappeared, and… more»

Solid Investment: 1966 Austin Healey 3000 Mk III

Introduced in 1964, the Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III was an evolution of the car that was originally introduced in 1959. While there were a total of 17,712 Mk IIIs built, they are a car that retains a strong following,… more»

40 Years Family Owned: 1961 Austin Healey 3000

The listing for this 1961 Austin Healey 3000 is a tale of caution for those of us with projects languishing in the garage. The seller is the son-in-law of the long-term owner who had bought seemingly every part for… more»

Full Mechanical Rebuild Done: 1967 Austin Healey 3000 BJ8

We’ve recently seen a few project-grade Austin Healey 3000s here at Barn Finds, but this appears to be one of the better ones. It needs some restoration work, but it has had a lot of the mechanical work completed,… more»

SCCA Veteran: 1964 Austin-Healey Sprite

Old race cars are always fun to poke around, even if their value is heavily contingent upon what tracks they were used on and who drove them. This 1964 Austin Healey Sprite belonged to an amateur, used in SCCA… more»

“Cheap” Racing: 1964 Austin-Healey Sprite

First off, for those racers that saw the post headline and immediately guffawed, yes, I’m fully aware there is NO truly cheap way to race a car. However, some methods are less expensive than others, and this 1964 Sprite… more»