Austin Healey

Tidy Driver: 1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Mark IV

With winter fast approaching, now would seem to be the least logical time to buy a classic British sports car. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Those colder months allow a new owner time to partake in… more»

Spridget Project: 1964 Austin-Healey Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sprite was a small open sports car built in the UK from 1958 to 1971. It was produced at MG’s factory who added their badged version of the auto in 1961 called the MG Midget. Together, they… more»

British Charmer: 1959 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

The Bugeye Sprite sprang onto the scene in 1958, to fill a niche formed as sports cars became ever heavier, more luxurious – and more expensive. The Sprite offered that sports car feeling again, in an economical package that… more»

Parked for 20 Years: 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk II

Life has a nasty habit of getting in the way of our best-laid plans, which is the case with this 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk II and its current owner. Various circumstances mean it is a restoration project that stalled… more»

Drive it Away: 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite

Rarely has a car prompted more smiles than the Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite. From the grinning grille to the bugged headlights and the car’s diminutive size, the Bugeye oozes charm. The driving experience is surprisingly … spritely. These cars… more»

Storage Unit Find: 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite

Perhaps the best feature of a compact sports car like the classic Bugeye Sprite is that it can be shoved into the far corner of a storage unit until there’s time allocated to work on it. That seems to… more»

Affordable Brit: 1959 Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite

There’s always something heartwrenching about seeing a classic car that has fallen upon hard times. That is the case with this 1959 Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite. It looks like it has been sitting for years before falling victim to a… more»

EZ-Finish Restoration: 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk II BJ7

Here is a poignant listing that reminds us of where we may all find ourselves one day: On eBay is a partially restored 1963 Austin Healey 3000 Mk II BJ7, currently bid to $10,100, reserve not met. This Big… more»

Field Find: 1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN2

It’s pretty clear that this 1955 Austin Healey 100-4 BN2 has been sitting for a good long time. Heck, there’s a license plate on the front that dates from 1969 (!). It’s listed for sale here on where… more»

55 Years in Storage: 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite

Okay, so let’s run down the list: barn? Check. Find? Most definitely check. Take a look at this dusty but beautiful 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite! Located in Frankenmuth, Michigan, it’s listed here on Facebook Marketplace for $5,000, or best offer.

Beautiful Survivor: 1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mk. III

This true survivor Austin Healey 3000 Mk. III is one of the most desirable cars to me that I’ve written a post about. Frequently I have come across (and owned) Big Healeys that have been “restored,” but they rarely… more»

1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 Garage Find

This 1958 Austin-Healey 100-6 looks to be a prime(r) restoration candidate. It’s unusual in that it has disc wheels and no overdrive, although I would be sourcing an overdrive transmission for a swap if I were the buyer. The… more»

Old School Cool: 1954 Austin Healey 327 V8 Hot Rod!

California was ground zero for the rod and custom scene starting in the 1940s. So-Cal Speed Shop, Hollywood Motors, Dean Batchelor, Vic Edelbrock, Von Dutch – never was there more fertile grounds for hot rod creation than Southern California…. more»

Mark I Project: 1960 Austin Healey 3000

This 1960 Austin Healey 3000 has been in a project state for decades now, and the way you see it here is much the way it looked 30 years ago. The seller reports that most of the needed parts… more»

Good Deal? 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 Project

Barn Finder Chuck F has discovered this 1963 Austin Healey 3000 (thanks Chuck!) and suggests that it may be a good deal. So, what actually constitutes a “good deal”? It probably depends as any two individuals will have differing… more»

Stylish Pixie: 1967 Austin Healey Sprite

The Austin Healey Sprite was first marketed as the beloved Bugeye in 1958. In 1961, the Sprite body was updated and twinned with the MG Midget to give customers an option under each badge. The Austin Healey version was… more»