Austin Healey

No Reserve: 1968 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk IV

Classic British sports cars have a dedicated following, and it’s easy to see why. While they don’t possess the outright performance of a genuine muscle car, they offer an engaging driving experience and a level of maneuverability that is… more»

Barn Racer: 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite

Twenty-seven is an interesting number. Not as fascinating as some, perhaps, but it is both a perfect cube– rare enough– and a number raised to itself, which is even more unusual in the broad sweep of the integers. But… more»

A Trio Of Rare Austin Gipsy 4x4s!

The Austin Gipsy was created by British Motor Corp. to compete against the success Land Rover had in getting lucrative government contracts for producing utility vehicles. The Jeep-like early SUVs were built between 1958-68 until the BMC merger with… more»

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 V-8

It wasn’t uncommon during the 1960s and 1970s to shove American V-8s in all kinds of European sports cars, and the “big” Healeys were no exception. This particular one received a “Shelby” V-8 in 1968/69 (more about that later)… more»

Vintage Triumph Cars and British Parts!

Car collectors usually go for a particular brand or type of automobile. In this case, the seller must be an aficionado of British sports cars as he/she has two vintage Triumphs for sale along with a bunch of assorted… more»

Big Healey Underneath: Fiberfab Jamaican

When is an Austin-Healey not an Austin-Healey? When it’s a Fiberfab Jamaican! This rebodied 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 was supposedly parked in 1969. It’s located in Laguna Beach, California, and is advertised here on Craigslist. Though the current owner hasn’t… more»

Ready To Restore: 1959 Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite

I doubt that there has ever been a British sports car that has been viewed with quite the affection reserved for the Austin-Healey “Bugeye” Sprite. Its frontal styling seems to melt hearts, but the reality is that its distinctive… more»

Bugeye Beauty: 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite

“So you see, that was where the trouble began. That smile. That damned smile.” This 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite is located in Sequim, Washington, and listed here on Facebook Marketplace for $7,500.

One Owner Bugeye: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

When does a car’s history trump its condition? This 1960 Austin Healey “Bugeye” Sprite has been with one family since new and retains its numbers-matching engine, but it will need extensive metal work to return to road-going use. The… more»

Idaho British Car Collection for Sale!

We’ve been seeing a lot of collections up for sale recently, and it’s fun to see the types of cars people like to collect. This one appears to be a British car fan – there are 7 available vehicles… more»

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark II With Original Hardtop

It’s weird to me that a country so famous for having gloomy, rainy weather would have such a high saturation of incredible roofless cars. England has brought to the world Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Land Rover, Triumph, Sunbeam, Lotus, Aston-Martin,… more»

Big Healey Barn Find : 1959 Austin-Healey 100-6

The Big Healeys are among the most beautiful cars of the 20th century, a fact reflected in the prices commanded by pristine examples. The potential for return on investment can influence the decision to restore a car whose condition… more»

Estate Sale Stash: Austin-Healey, Jaguar, & Land Rover

Naturally, when a group of British car barn finds comes up for auction, I’m paying attention! These cars are all being auctioned off here by Golden Gavel Auctions in New Britain, Connecticut. Classics like this 1957 Austin Healey 100-6 are… more»

Stored For 32 Years! 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III

The owner of this 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III is an enthusiast who has been collecting one-owner classics for more than fifty years. He found this vehicle as part of the original owner’s estate sale and purchased it in… more»

Cool & Unusual Rod! 1934 Austin Bantam

This cool street rod is several degrees from the norm, and I love it! While the fiberglass ’34 Austin Bantam body isn’t that unusual, the chassis and drivetrain choices certainly are. Thanks to reader Matt R. for alerting us… more»

Storage Find: 1959 Austin Healey Sprite

Grinning at you through the rain is a 1959 Austin Healey Sprite project car, hoping you’ll rescue it from its storage unit exile of the last 35 years! The long-time owner has listed it for sale here on eBay,… more»