Inventory for sale is listed below

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

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1958 Excellent Restored Leaf Green Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Luigi!”
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1959 Austin Healey Sprite, restored with automatic transmission!
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1959 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale-five-speed, 1275, disc brakes, hardtop, wire wheels and more!
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1963 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II restoration project for sale, with 1098 engine and disk brakes
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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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64K mile 1971 Volvo P1800E for sale, overdrive!
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73 TR6 for sale, thousands spent on recent restoration!
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For sale: One 1959 Bugeye Sprite in a bubble
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Stunning 1969 MGC for sale, original colors, matching engine, low mileage, price reduced!
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Sweet 1959 Austin Healey Bugeyed Sprite for sale!

For sale: One 1959 Bugeye Sprite in a bubble

Now that we have massaged more than 200 Bugeyes in one way or another, some have blurred but a few really stand out. This 1959 Sprite (AN5L 14380) which we call “Crane” is one of the special ones. It is now for sale.

The car was exceptional when we sold it to the current owner a few years ago, an excellent rotisserie restoration that we fully sorted and tastefully upgraded to that owner’s taste. For him we added electronic ignition, new tires, three point retractable seat belts, an improved engine cooling fan and more. But it’s what happened next that makes this car so special. That owner, (Crane), is THE guy you want to purchase a car from… forget what he asked us to do to make the car great. Once he got it, he lavished on this little Sprite every indulgence one could offer a four-wheeled vehicle. The car was stored in a what amounts to a museum, the seats were covered with stay fast protective covers made for him when he purchased the car, and I don’t think they have seen any UV light since the car last left our shop.

This car’s dermatologist would be proud.

One chronic issue with Bugeyes is a small arc of scratches on the back that usually result from the convertible top chafing this area. While this was fine in 1959, it is not the way Crane rolls, so he had a piece of clear plastic invisible BRA strategically applied to the back deck, to make a nifty protective layer between convertible top and painted surface. It’s perfectly executed.

He powdercoated the rims too, and these are some of the nicest original Sprite steel wheels I had ever seen, with not a single mark.

When you run your hand along the finish of this car you can tell it has something different going on, Crane must have hired the worlds finest detailer and I don’t know how many hours he must have spent but the car feels like it is sufficiently protected to last into the next millennium.

This is a 948CC drum brake four-speed equipped old English white car with the “Crane Package,” which means it was given everything and anything to make it absolutely one of the nicest and cleanest examples you will ever see of the 1959 Bugeye Sprite. Even the top bow has been preserved in a protective case Crane had us make, so it could live in his garage without getting blemished.

You get the idea. This car is not for everyone, but only for the person who wants the best of the best and for whom money is not the point. Quality and cleanliness is.


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