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  • September24th

    IMG_1386This is a Bugeye called “Coleman,” a 1960 Austin Healey Sprite that was the subject of a multi-year rotisserie restoration. Both the topside AND underside are immaculate, with any rusty metal removed, new metal welded in place and everything then recoated in striking bright red. There is absolutely no rust anywhere on this car. Everything was completely disassembled and rebuilt. The interior is brand new. This is an excellent restored car. Read More

  • September20th

    IMG_1010We didn’t win an official trophy at the Lime Rock Concours this past Labor Day. Our class included some classic super cars, and our adorable little duckling didn’t stand a chance against these marvelous swans. Our trophy was this photo, because the beautiful model pictured didn’t stop to pose with the class winners. She came back to the Bugeye twice. That says a lot about the Bugeye’s timeless appeal.

    We had a blast, and here are some photos of my favorite sights from a wonderful day! Read More

  • September13th

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    I love all classic cars, and this is a 66 Mustang Fastback that exactly matches a slot car I lapped around my childhood bedroom in the 60s until the tires melted off. Not your average Bugeye, but a total love object, and it’s exceptionally quick. It has a built 302 engine and a Tremec five speed transmission upgrade, which makes it a joy to drive. It’s so nice and so powerful I thought a lot about keeping this car myself, but it takes up the space of at least two Bugeyes, so it needs to go to a good new home. With this car, you can feel like Steve McQueen, and be the next King of Cool.

    NEW! Bid now on our EBAY auction!

    NEW! Drive it below!



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  • September13th

    IMG_0272If you’re looking for one of the nicest Bugeyes in America, look no further. This is a fantastic 1960 Sprite, completely stripped and then rebuilt to a very high standard. This multi-year project resulted in an exceptional product, which you can drive and enjoy as shown in the video below, or you can trailer to show and win. The car is better than new! You’ll see in the photos how perfectly the entire car is refinished, including the underside. Read More

  • September12th

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    This is Hank, (AN5L 45348) a really nice driver that’s ready for fun. Hank was a recent Hamptons resident, where he enjoyed regular weekend workouts to Montauk and back. This car has had lots of recent mechanical work including a very recently rebuilt more powerful than stock 1098 engine (with less than 1500 miles), new clutch, starter motor, spin on oil filter upgrade, and oil cooler to help keep things cool on hot days. This car is very reasonably priced at $15,995. Read More

  • September12th

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    This is BN6L 2795, a wonderful car, fully restored and very useable with the correct original matching engine. This is an exceptional car we want to move it to a new home to make room for new inventory, so we’ve reduced the price to $49,995! You’ve seen lots of Big Healeys with $70k asking prices and more… this one is a very high level restoration for a very reasonable price.

    As you might have seen in prior posts, I am partial to the two-seat big Healeys, like this one. I have a ’64 four seat BJ8 in my own collection, but the two seaters are just more elemental, more authentic, more sporting, more clean. I’m not big on 2+2s. This one was extremely well-restored and drives beautifully. NEW! Spend five minutes with this car in the video below… (and click the “read more” text below the video to see the photo album!)


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  • September12th

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    If you have been hovering looking for a fantastic Bugeye to add to your collection, this is a rare moment. Between Roz, Rocky and now Aiden, we have three ultimate Bugeyes in stock. After driving all 133 Bugeyes that have come through our shop, I know this is something that doesn’t happen often. Any one of these cars would satisfy the most discerning collector. If you would like to compare and contrast these three excellent Sprites with me, feel free to call today!

    Here’s Aiden, just back from his former home in Santa Barbara. The car was pampered there, and this Bugeye is excellent in every way. Come for a drive with me in the video below. The car is tight, rattle free and powerful, even with it’s stock 948 engine. Everything was built to a very high standard, including the engine, which is stronger than most 948s. (click read more below video)


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  • September12th

    IMG_0572This is one to fly in and drive home.
    I love Early MGBs and here’s an extremely well restored classic. She runs, shifts, stops beautifully and looks fantastic too! New interior, new paint, new mechanicals… a labor of love you’ll be proud to own and enjoy. She’s a blast to drive, tempted me to stay out all afternoon for easy MG cruising. The car is tight and powerful. The price is excellent too… here’s a completely restored B for just $15,995.

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  • September11th

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    If you like fantastic restored cars, this one is for you. This car (AN5L 9720-built in 1959, titled/first sold in 1960) was extensively restored on a rotisserie, with the underside almost as immaculate as the top side. All rust was cut out with new metal welded in so this is a great Bugeye that has been completely gone through.

    “Roz” was built in Roswell, Georgia, a multi-year project that included Read More

  • September11th

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    This great car has (at least) two wonderful assets… as the last of the series, it’s the most rare MGA with the lowest production numbers (other than the twin cam) and it’s a one owner car! The value is further enhanced because it has the restored original engine and transmission that came in this car, rather than the 1800 B engine that is often swapped into MGAs. We have this exceptional car available for $25,995

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  • September11th

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    Bluebird is now sold and will be heading to Houston! Congratulations Benjamin!

    You just have to love Rod Buller.

    Here he is in his Bugeye we sold him last year (which he named Bluebird) with his dog “Todd.” Rod just traded in Bluebird for his new Bugeye, Priscilla. He wanted more power and a five speed gearbox, and Priscilla was a logical upgrade. Sounds like one of our usual Life with Bugeye stories until you realize that Rod is 87 years old. He was 86 when he bought his last Bugeye. Now he’s on to his second.

    I get calls each week from people who are waiting for the right moment to invest in a fun car and it’s so refreshing to work with Rod. He’s not waiting for anything, and is living fully today. We now have Rod’s former Bugeye for sale, and maybe the new owner will inherit a bit of Rod’s invincible spirit.

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  • September10th

    IMG_0997Howard and Pat now have one of my favorite Bugeyes! We built this one from the ground up, and the Black with red tonneau is color-combo knock-out! The car also has anthracite wheels and matching powder coated trim. We love to tastefully customize Bugeyes! This post gives you another installment in out virtual car show, and another chance to meet one of our new Bugeye owners. Click “read more” below the video to see more pictures of this car.

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  • August29th

    IMG_0389You just have to love a simple, tiny sports car that can also accommodate a 6’3″ tall person. Bugeyes don’t discriminate! Here our visitor ponders his new potential garage-mate from his 6’3″ vantage point, and viola, he fits! Click “read more” to see a few more images of a tall man inside a short car. A smaller than stock steering wheel helps accommodate knee clearance. But Bugeyes are surprisingly roomy! Read More