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1970 Austin Healey Sprite Heritage Shell Rebuild 2013 For Sale

https://youtu.be/jDh_Yg7Liqs
FOR VIDEO Before engine bay was detailed
NO RUST
ONE PREVIOUS OWNER CAR 47 Years First Owner.
Over 16,000 Spent on Rebuild Completed 2013.

This car was entered into the Austin Healey national concours show
June 2018 and was awarded 3rd In show for Mk2 to Mk4
This is documented in the Austin Healey Club Rev counter Mag Sept. 2018 I can email you a copy.

Please click this link for lots more photos.
https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/D528tE or copy and paste in to your browser.

Make & Model Austin Sprite MkIV
Registration VON540J
Year 1970
Colour Bronze Yellow
Engine Size 1275 cc
Chassis No.and Engine No.Matching Documents
V5C; MOT 25th Feb. 2019
Comes with owners Handbook and original sales Brochure and previous log books.
Following the success of the original Donald Healey-designed 'Frogeye', BMC decided to revamp and expand the Austin-Healey Sprite range in 1961, modernising the car with sharper front and rear styling in place of the bulbous look of old and and providing an opening boot at last.
By 1966 the final MkIV version of the Sprite arrived with a more luxurious interior and, most importantly, a twin carb 1275cc version of the proven A-Series engine, which it shared with other BMC sporting models such as the Mini Cooper S. With 67 bhp on tap it could propel the little Sprite to a top speed of 94 mph, although these cars are such fun to drive you always feel you are going twice as fast as you really are! Another major improvement was the addition of a proper folding hood previous models making do with a separate hood cover and frame.
This car has chassis number beginning HAN10 First registered in 18th June 1970, this Austin Healey Sprite looks particularly appealing in Bronze Yellow and is described as being in Show condition throughout and a pleasure to drive following a rebuild Using a heritage shell completed in 2013 less than 1,000 miles ago comes complete with half and full Tonneau covers they are what came with car when new.
The car was off the road and garaged from 2013 till 2018 after the rebuild this was because the first owners wife passed away and he would not use the car anymore.The car has now undergone a full recommission this included new brake discs and pads and rear drums and shoes new stainless steel exhaust 2018, The engine bay is fully detailed to show condition.Polished alloy rocker cover(Original Still retained with the car)The underside of the car is finished in the body colour and clear wax oiled, The hood has been renewed and is mohair not vinyl.Electronic ignition Distributor,The twin SU carbs have been rebuilt to as new condition. The car has covered 80,500 miles displayed is believed by the previous owner to be the genuine distance covered from new. Ready to roll with an MOT until 25th Feb. 2019, this is a most attractive and rare little sports car that is ready for immediate use.
Please ring me on 01543270420 or 07793364329 or message or what's app
For a chat about the car
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING

Price £10995 Offers invited
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Austin Healey
Model Sprite
  Sprite Mk 4
Year 1970
Country UK
Region Staffordshire
Town Cannock
Telephone 07793 364329
Status Private
E-mail
Date 08-Nov-2018
Ref C1042525
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