Bug Eye Sprite

Bug-Eye in the Barn: 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sprite was introduced in 1958 as a small, low-cost, British open sports car that “a chap could keep in his bike shed.” It’s best known for its headlights which were mounted on top of the hood, inboard… more»

Vintage V8 Drag Car! 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Austin Healey MK1 Sprites, affectionately known as “frogeye” or “bugeye” are very popular among collectors. Introduced for the 1959 model year, according to Hagerty.com, there were about 50,000 sold “…Bugeyes are the most collectible by a considerable margin.” Although… more»

Barn Bugeye: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

I can’t tell you the last time I saw an Austin Healey “Bugeye” sprite. If I dig back many years in my everything automotive memory, I have scant recollection and I’m sure at that it was probably somewhere in… more»

Road or Track: 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

The next owner of this 1960 Bugeye Sprite has a few options open to them. They can use the little Austin-Healey for competition in VSCDA events, which the car has been modified to compete in, or they could make… 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»

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»