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  • Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite 1960 (Historic Plate) White

    Description

    Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite Mk 1 RHD / UK car

    White with full red interior.

    This 948cc RHD home market vehicle was built on 11th August 1960 and despatched on 17th August to R.M Wright Ltd of Boston with the optional extras fitted of: heater, rev counter, windscreen washer, toughened windscreen & tonneau cover!

    Professional and comprehensive body off restoration with new floor pans, complete new wiring loom, all wiring, new braking system complete, including master cylinder, new glass, instruments recalibrated, new exhaust system, full bare metal professional repaint to show standard, all the bright work has either been renewed or re-chromed and all the interior was replaced or retrimmed in 1989 with photographic evidence and over 70 invoices from Spridgebits Ltd totalling over ?2,400 for parts alone in support.

    The vehicle has been fully refreshed within the last 12 months and is now ready to be offered to the market and includes a new reconditioned engine with a reconditioned cylinder head (running on unleaded) (All Ivor Searle) fitted in November 2010 at the cost of ?1,900 which is currently under warranty with accompanying Ivor Searle warranty and invoice. Just run in, we have just completed the obligatory engine flush, oil and filter change with new gaskets and tighten down and multi point check. The car is on the button & ready to go??.

    Fully repainted in white in July 2010, with invoices in support, the paintwork looks fantastic. The 5 steel wheels were also refinished in June 2011 and have good matching Michelin tyres. The vehicle also had a new exhaust, brake drums, shoes and wheel cylinders fitted less than 500 miles ago to complete the refresh??.

    Mileage showing 38,693 since full restoration and nominal mileage since refresh.

    The vehicle comes with a vast and impressive history file compiling the V5C, Past V5C, Past tax discs, Current MOT, 7 past MOT?S, Engine warranty & invoice, New paintwork invoice, Over 70 invoices dating back to 1987, Drivers handbook, Workshop Manual, Parts Catalogues, Austin Healey Club membership card, Austin Healey advert, Events catalogue etc and has various parts left in the boot for the new owner!

    Fresh MOT running to 17th June 2012 with NO advisories. (We closely inspected the underside of the vehicle whilst on the ramps and can confirm it looked structurally very sound and in fine fettle).

    Free historic road tax running to March 2012.

    Full tonneau cover, removable hood with hood cover and removable side screens complete the car and are all in good condition.

    Head light covers fitted. 2 sets of keys.

    This cheeky chappie is great fun and always puts a smile on your face, plus you don?t need to worry about the rising petrol prices ? Just enjoy!
    As we are a Mercedes Pagoda and R107 specialist we are always happy to part exchange one of these type of cars or indeed any classic car of excellent quality, so please don?t miss this lovely example of the iconic British convertible that was taken in P/X against an MGA and is exceptional value at the price offered!

    More photos available upon request, PX always considered.

    Can be viewed at any reasonable time by prior appointment.

    Delivery by road, or packed and shipped, or air freight all possible by arrangement at excellent rates, car is ready to drive away today or be delivered to your door??.

    Specification

    • Type -

      Convertible

    • Year -

      1960

    • Basic colour -

      White

    • Colour name -

    • Transmission -

      Manual

    • Orientation -

      Right Hand Drive

    • Trim -

      Vinyl

    • Wheels -

      Wire

    £ 10,995


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