Inventory for sale is listed below

Currently FIVE 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 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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1960 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Palmer,” stock and sorted!
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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, excellent driver, thousands spent on 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!

Bugeye Sprite plastic surgery


This week, I saw the blue custom nose-equipped Bugeye for sale online (pictured at left). This one has the Bugeyes removed and the lights shining through plexiglass from behind. I wish people wouldn’t modify their noses, as the bugeye persona is often lost when the cutting begins. But some original Bugeye noses are too far gone-with rust and/or dents- so a new fiberglass alternative is a realistic option (these first two are steel, but most of the noses below are fiberglass).

This second green and yellow shaved nose (pictured to the left) is on a race car we made into a street car. In this case, we fit driving lights on the front to make it useable at night. This customer cut off the original lights for better aerodynamics on the track.

In this post, you can see some of the various Frogeye nose variants routinely seen. There are some obscure very limited production noses not featured here, but the most popular ones are shown below. Some of them are fit to later Spridgets, but they have all been seen on Bugeyes too. I am by no means an expert on this topic, but you can read more about Sebring and custom Sprites at this link, http://www.sebringsprite.com, where you can see Sprinzel Sprites and other variants, both original and re-creations. (The site is a great resource if you like this sort of thing.)

Ashley Nose

We have an Ashley nose for sale, check out the link here if you are interested.

Kellison Nose

Kellison Nose Sprite

We also have a Bugeye in the shop now that’s fit with a Kellison nose, and it’s pretty slick! Check out the original advertisement-It was only $150 to purchase this sleek nose to make your Bugeye “fairly fly.” I’m not sure how much it actually improves the performance, but that was the claim, and it sure is lighter than a stock nose.

Kellison Nose Ad

Speedwell Nose

Lenham Nose
Williams and Pritchard Nose

We have a Williams and Pritchard nose from the 60s in Healey blue that is allegedly from a Sebring Sprite raced by Sterling Moss.

Maybe one day we’ll build a car around it! But in the meantime, I am most sold on conventional Bugeye noses, as they hold the Bugeye DNA that I like best.

Bugeye Sprite Road and Track Flashback, 25 years ago…

As we approach 200 Bugeyes sold (since we started Bugeyeguy-we’re at #195 as of today), we pay tribute to the many great customers and cars we have met along the way.

Here a look back at a car featured in the June, 1991 issue of Road & Track. We ended up acquiring this green car in 2015 from Steve in Costa Mesa, the fellow who provided the two cars for the R&T story. We named it “Angus” and later sold it to Scott in Utica, NY. It was our 160th Bugeye sold.

Here’s a scan of the original R&T cover and Bugeye story. I believe Steve still has the Blue car, now 25 years after this story was originally published. You can enlarge this original text so you can read the original article, still just as relevant today (although the prices continue to climb!)