Inventory for sale is listed below

Currently EIGHT great prepared Bugeyes are in stock and ready for delivery to your door!

Other great classics too!

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1958 Excellent Restored Leaf Green 1275 Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Luigi!”
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1958 Thin Windshield Bugeye Sprite driver for sale called “Hampton!”
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1959 Austin Healey Sprite, restored with automatic transmission! NEW VIDEO Test drive!
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1959 Bugeye Sprite For sale: Best of the Best!
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1959 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale- VIDEO @ 70MPH! Five-speed, 1275 engine, disc brakes, wire wheels and more!
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1960 Bugeye Sprite driving project for sale!
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1960 Bugeye Sprite for sale, exceptional and beautifully restored!
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1960 Fantastic restored Bugeye Sprite for sale! Video drive!
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Excellent 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mark 1 BT7 for sale

Bugeye Sprite or Ferrari 458 Italia-Which Would You Choose?

Our Bugeyes are usually delivered in first-class enclosed trailers and often share these nice trucks with high-end collectibles and supercars. The completed cherry red Bugeye we restored shared a Missisippi-bound truck ride home last week with a 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia, which needed to be off-loaded so that the Bugeye could get in front. Thus I was afforded a look at this roughly $350,000 missile. That’s the lift gate-equipped truck in the background, and the driver waiting for me to stop drooling and drive the Bugeye aboard.

The Ferrari is spectacular in every way. The Ceramic disk Brakes on the Ferrari are an engineering marvel(an option that adds about $14,000 to the sticker price). The Bugeye’s diminutive 13 inch wheels and tires don’t seem worthy of travel on the same roads.

Yet given a choice, I’d have to say I’d choose a Bugeye or 20 for the price. Yeah, it would be cool to spend a day with the Ferrari and to see how 0-60 in 2.5 seconds actually feels. But in the end, the maintenance costs and liability of owning such a beast is not very attractive to me.

While the technology is seductive and the shape quite sculptural, the Ferrari still sadly looks like just a car. A VERY cool supercar of course, but not different enough from lots of other fast cars currently on the market. Constrained by modern regulations and crash testing requirements, it must be very difficult to design a car with as much personality as a Bugeye, original sticker price, $1,795.

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