1958 AUSTIN HEALEY BUGEYE SPRITE. 1275cc 5-SPD. EXCELLENT GROUND-UP RESTORATION.
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin Healey
- Model: Sprite
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: 5-SPEED, WIRE WHEELS, 1275cc ENGINE, DISC BRAKES
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1958
- Mileage: 96,828
- VIN: AN5L1249
- Color: White
- Engine size: 1275 Inline 4
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Other Color
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1958 Austin Healey Sprite 5-SPEED, WIRE WHEELS, 1275cc ENGINE, DISC BRAKESOffered for sale, from KURT TANNER MOTORCARS, is this super nice Bugeye Sprite. This car was recently restored by Austin Healey professionals and was upgraded to a 1275cc engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox, a very desirable combination that works well for the car. It appears that the car had a total restoration down to the bare tub, and was built back up from there.The body on this car appears very nice and totally rustfree without any repairs. Floors look excellent and original. It appears they started with a very nice car. Panel fit all around is very decent, and paintwork was done to a good standard, color-sanded and buffed. New chrome and rubber was fitted.Interior trim was completely renewed with correct British specification vinyls and carpet, and the results are outstanding.Mechanically, this fully rebuilt car performs fantastically on the road with extra power from the 1275 engine, nice ratios from the 5-speed gearbox, and increased stopping power from it's upgraded front disc brakes.The car exhibits many nice details throughout including a wood/alloy Moto-Lita steering wheel, dual horns, a heater control switch, signal lenses for the dash, owner's manual, tool kit, spare tire and rim, and a BMIHT Trust certificate verifying the authenticity of the car.This Bugeye includes the All-weather equipment option, which has a new black softtop, new black tonneau cover, and pair of brand new sidecurtains in the stowage bag.Overall, an unrepeatable purchase for the price, with superb and well-thought-out upgrades/options, in a very desirable and traditional English color scheme. This car runs and drives exceptionally well, and is plenty of fun with it's cheeky looks.
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The description above is general in nature and not to be solely relied upon by buyer. Buyer to verify authenticity, matching numbers, condition, year, model, make, color, type, rarity or provenance and all other relevant information.
This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment.
This car is located in Southern California,35 minutes (30 miles)from the Los Angeles Port of Long Beach.
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