Sprite Overview

The Austin-Healey Sprite was a small open sports car designed by Donald Healey.

bob-bennett1a.jpg Its release was announced by British Motor Corporation (BMC) in 1958. It was a small, low cost sports car designed to fill the hole in the market left by the small pre-war Austin Seven sports cars. The car was designed by the Healey Motor Company within the bounds of their partnership with BMC. It first went on sale at a price of £669.

It used a tuned version of the Austin A-Series engine and as many other components from existing cars as possible to keep the cost to a minimum.

 

 

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