For Sale: 1963 Austin-Healey Sprite in Clearwater, Florida

$17,900  

Vehicle Description

1963 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE

Car History

The Austin Healey Sprite was a car built for thirteen years from 1958 through 1971. The Such advertisements for them read "A car that a Chap could keep in his bike shed".

The Sprite was announced to the press in Monte Carlo by the British Motor Corporation on 20 May 1958, two days after that years Monaco Grand Prix. It was intended to be a low-cost model that a chap could keep in his bike shed, yet be the successor to the sporting versions of the pre-war Austin Seven.

The 1963 Austin Healey Sprite, like what we have here at Adventure Classics, was a low cost small convertible with a small engine that was and is a true delight to drive.

Engine & Drivetrain

Our complete restoration has a 4-cylinder engine that cranks out around 43 horsepower and is backed by a manual transmission that makes shifting entertaining running through the gears.

The engine and engine compartment has a pleasing presentation as everything looks as new as the day it was born, with the green paint on the engine, Austin tags on the green valve cover, carburation correct, and all the accessory and stock engine parts looking stock too.

Interior

This Austin has been lovingly cared for and has been restored in parts throughout its life. It comes with a like new black twin bucket seat interior featuring, matching carpet, dash with all the factory working gauges, Healey steering wheel, and floor mounted shifter.

The soft top with side curtains all look great too.

Exterior

Our Austin Healy Sprite was designed by the Donald Healey Motor Company, with production being undertaken at the MG factory at Abingdon.

The body is covered in bright red paint that looks good from all angles on the straight body lines. Chrome is nice and it also has the luggage rack on the trunk.

The Healey rides on the correct grey painted steel wheels with chrome center caps and blackwall tires, and purrs like a kitten.

Conclusion

This 1963 Austin Healey Sprite we have here at Adventure Classics is always considered a classic British sports car. Ladies and Gentlemen, this is a very small car offering very big fun for not a lot money!

Call or email us at:

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(727) 688-1148 OR (727) 580-9919

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Vehicle Details

  • 1963 Austin-Healey Sprite
  • Listing ID:CC-1456366
  • Price:$17,900
  • Location:Clearwater, Florida
  • Year:1963
  • Make:Austin-Healey
  • Model:Sprite
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:194
  • VIN:HAN6L14307

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