Austin-Healey Sprite 1958-71 Gold Portfolio




Covering all models on the Austin-Healey Sprite from 1958 – Frogeye/Bugeye, Mk 2, Mk 3 and the Mk 4 to the end of production in 1971. This book is a portfolio of contemporary reports featuring road and comparison tests, driving impressions, racing, new model introductions, road research report, performance and technical data. The first Sprites Frogeye/Bugeye were designed as affordable sports cars. The 1961 restyle Mk 2 gave the Sprite a more conventional face; at the same time an Mg version was announced. The power output was increased from the same sized engine. In 1962 the engine was increased to 1098cc and 55bhp. Winding windows came with the Mk 3 in 1964 as well as a revised folding hood. With other small alterations production of these small sports cars continued until July 1971.