Inventory for sale is listed below

Currently TEN 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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1959 Austin Healey Sprite, restored with automatic transmission! NEW VIDEO Test drive!
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1959 Custom 5-speed Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite for sale!
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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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1978 911 SC Targa for sale with 65k miles!
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59 Bugeye Sprite driver with period Kellison nose!
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60 Bugeye Sprite driver for sale, “Booker”
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Excellent 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mark 1 BT7 for sale
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Excellent two-owner 1959 Bugeye Sprite driver for sale! Price reduced!
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Exceptional 1960 Bugeye Sprite for sale, beautifully restored!
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For sale: One of the best 1959 Bugeye Sprites you can buy.
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Great 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite driver for sale
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Great 1959 Bugeye Sprite for sale-Shiny driver!

A second chance to own one of the nicest 1959 Bugeyes we have seen!!!

This is Aiden, and this is an exceptional car and a show-ready Bugeye. We sold this car a few years ago, and the owner called to say he is expanding his collection and Aiden just isn’t getting enough use, so he has to go! Thus we have him for sale again, so here’s a second chance to own a stunning bugeye!

Like Doug, the white Bugeye you see in the next post, we prepared this car for a prior owner who sold the car back to us, so we know the car well, and it has had the benefit of our thorough inspection and upgrades. Unlike your average ebay car which comes with high promises and rarely delivers, these cars have been thoroughly reviewed and serviced and have the benefit of our experience and expertise. These are cars that work!

Click to see Aiden’s Photo album

Aiden enjoyed an impressive multi-year rotisserie restoration. If you are unfamiliar, that means a very dedicated restorer took the time to mount the car on a jig that allowed for 360 degree access to the subject (a bit like a roast in the oven), which means complete restoration of the underside and generally a better overall job throughout. So few Bugeyes get restored to this high standard and it’s quite a luxury to see one done this way. This is a Bugeye that was made better than new. You can see an underside tour in the video below.

Not everyone needs a car this immaculate, although the builder did drive this car several thousand miles, so he intended that the car be used and enjoyed, as well as a show winner. Aiden was certainly given a second life, care of the stewardship of his last owner.

Like so many restorations, this one reflects the personality of the restorer. He made selective upgrades and choices that left his signature for generations. For example, he chose gold-faced AH 3000 Smiths gauges from the period instead of the black faced similar gauges that were original to the car. It makes for a really nice black and gold dashboard. Not original, but done to a very high standard and in my book, it’s a nice custom touch. I often see Bugeyes with modern gauges, and while they may work better, I do not approve of this sort of modification. Aiden’s father, on the other hand, used gauges you would have found on a 1960 big Healey, which makes for an interesting period custom dashboard.

This restorer also made a custom Lucite fuse box cover, to provide some weather protection for the Bugeye’s basic two-fuse electrical system. Not stock, but done with care, driveabilty and quality in mind! Other choices he made–all in the name of reliability and driving fun– breakerless ignition (to get rid of ignition points), a deluxe new SU electric fuel pump with solid state electrics (again, no points to wear out), and an electric cooling fan as a back-up on extremely hot days in traffic. All good choices!

He also upgraded the car with disk brakes and gold calipers, had the master cylinder sleeved with brass and rebuilt last year and rebuilt the stock 948 engine.

This car drives beautifully. And the project is fully documented in a photo album showcased in the video below:

While the restorer invested a huge amount of time and energy into this car, the seats were its one weakness, and we have addressed this. Aiden now has lovely restored black seats with contrasting red piping. We’ve installed new foam and covers and these seats are now quite comfortable, and quite handsome! They now rival the quality of the rest of the restoration.

If you want one of the best Bugeyes on the market, with mostly stock components except for upgraded disk brakes, all assembled with immaculate workmanship, then please call 203 561 6929 for more details about how to make Aiden yours!