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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1959 Austin Healey Sprite, restored with automatic transmission!
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1960 Bugeye Sprite for sale,”Carmine,” Striking & Supercharged!
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1960 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Palmer,” stock and sorted!
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1960 Striking restored Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Gibbs!”
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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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Stunning 1969 MGC for sale, original colors, matching engine, low mileage, new video!

Supercharged 1275 Bugeye Sprite under-bonnet video

We’ve been building a supercharged Bugeye for a customer and while testing this week with the nose off, I was able to make the under-the-hood video above. I love this configuration, with a new single 1.75 SU carb. It’s fussy to set-up but works great once it’s sorted out. The kit doesn’t add a lot of boost but it makes the engine more lively and feels just right to me. If you add more boost, the car stops being true to it’s DNA. I’ve found these cars work best when you don’t try to eek-out the last 10%. Instead, this is a just right power improvement that allows the car to retain great drivability.

We have done quite a few supercharger upgrades and we welcome the opportunity to do more conversions on customer cars. Let us know if we can pick up your car and bring it to our shop to add this wonderful Bugeye enhancement!

Click “read more” to see the listing for our Black Bugeye “Carmine,” supercharged in the same configuration as the black Bugeye you see here in this video. This car is for sale, if you would prefer a turnkey supercharged Sprite.

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1960 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Palmer,” stock and sorted!

This is a really nice and well-sorted Frogeye. The car is very clean, with a strong 948 engine and drum brakes. Anyone looking for a solid Bugeye with stock specs will appreciate this handsome example. Thousands have been spent this year to sort and refresh any weak areas, and to make this car ready for summer driving fun.

We first met “Palmer,” a 1960 Bugeye AN5L 27237, in December of 2016, when we were called upon to fully sort out this new acquisition for a Florida-based owner. He spent thousands in our shop to make the car right. We went through every system, and corrected any run-quality, braking, fuel system and cosmetic issues. We also fit a new red top and tonneau. When he offered to sell the car this Spring, I jumped on the opportunity to have a car we knew was filtered through our shop. Someone is going to get a great fettled Bugeye.

The car drives quite nicely. The engine shows great oil pressure and sounds great. The interior is excellent. It’s fun! Click “more” below to see the photo album!
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New Bugeye Sprite, Los Angeles, 1959

Albert Armstrong struck quite a pose with his new cherry red Sprite, somewhere in LA in 1959, shortly after taking delivery of his new car.

Many thanks to son Alan for sharing this photo of his dad and the car that was used, among other things, for successfully winning over his future mom. We regret that Alan passed away in March of this year, and hopefully Alan will one day have a Bugeye of his own, next to which he too can strike a similar pose!

MGTD Barn Find for sale-sitting for 35 years!

NOW SOLD and heading to Maryland! Congratulations John!

This 1952 MGTD (TD 21176) has been parked in a garage in Pennsylvania since 1982. The prior owner acquired it in 1975, rebuilt the engine in 1976, used it regularly, and then health issues caused him to park it exactly where it sat for the next 35 years. We recently freed up the brakes (she now rolls easily), brought it to our shop, drained the old fuel, changed the oil, lubricated the cylinder walls, established oil pressure and started it up. The car is is ready for mechanical freshening to make it a wonderful driver once again.

She’ll require all new hydraulic and rubber cooling system parts to come back to life. The fuel tank will need to be cleaned-out or replaced to ensure a good fuel supply. The bias ply tires are old and need replacement. The door hinges need work. So there is work to do.

But there is something quite magical about this car, just as it sits. It has just the right patina, with an older inexpensive respray in off-white that looks just fine. The interior is mostly original, including what appears to be the original vinylide dash covering and the original now decayed steering wheel (reproductions of these are available). The seats too look just right and overall, this car has time-warp appeal. It’s the kind of car you can drive without worry, while still impressing everyone as you go. There is something very attractive about this kind of ride.

The underside is excellent. There is no rust. This has been a dry car. There are a few nicks and scratches in the paint, but the structure of the car is exceptionally solid. Maybe that’s why this car feels, to me anyway, just about right.

The top is good and so are the four piece side curtains! Lots of documentation is also included.

Call or email if you would like to take this MGTD home!

New product! Bugeye Sprite/Midget thin wheel spacers

This new 1/8 inch spacer solves a recurring challenge we have seen in our shop… some cars have rear tire rub issues while cornering, especially with wider than normal rear tires. With 165 or 175 series tires, these are essential and all you need to ensure the tires will not rub. Sometimes even 155 series will hit the radius arm support in the rear wheel well on spirited cornering. So we designed the perfect spacer to give just enough additional clearance and keep rear tires from rubbing.

Other spacers we have seen on the market to not fit tightly so we designed our own that fits right. This one centers on the hubs nicely to properly support the center of the wheel so you can run larger tires. Bugeyes came stock with a slightly narrower rear track and these spacers also help to make everything look a little more balanced.

Note, make sure to check the torque settings on the rear lug nuts when fitting, and after a short drive, be sure to re-torque your lug nuts. Proper torque for stock rear studs is 38lbs. When these spacers are installed, a few threads of the stock lug nut will be exposed. We also have longer studs available if you prefer to change them.

We’re excited to offer yet another custom product to fix a recurring Spridget issue!

Get your own set of wheel spacers today (or anything else you need for your Bugeye) by clicking here!!!

Caitlyn Jenner’s Bugeyeguy Bugeye in People Magazine

Caitlyn Jenner has done a lot for Bugeye Sprite awareness. I can’t think of any other 60-year old British classic car that is enjoying such great publicity, all courtesy of Caitlyn. (EG in People magazine recently, as shown here.) Her new memoir features the story of the family Bugeye from the 60s, and also includes pictures of the new Bugeye she purchased recently from us, as shown.

All of us who love Sprites are lucky to have Caitlyn’s support for our cars (and for collectible cars in general), and her notoriety will only continue to support enthusiasm for the car we all so dearly love!