Austin Healey Frogeye/Bugeye.The Finest Sprite on the Market

Glasgow, United Kingdom


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Austin Healey Frogeye/Bugeye.The Finest Sprite on the Market

Border Reivers are delighted to offer this matching numbers Austin Healey Sprite Mk 1 perhaps better know as the Frogeye or Bugeye.
People often ask how we find the cars we sell, well sometimes they find us & this was the case with the little Healey. We got an email from a sad woman who was looking for a good home for her little car, I followed it up with a phone call and got the full story We just had to buy it. Purchased new by the Lady in 1960 & used as it should be for the next 17 years in all weathers. One day it came to getting a new mot (1977) it failed on the front trunnions. The car was (temporally) driven into the garage at home. A family came along & no urgent use for found for the little car so it remained with the family for 4 house moves some without garaging & it was put into storage, one day they worked out what it had cost to put it in storage & transportation & it was something like ยฃ18k !!!
We purchased the sad looking car which hadnโ€™t been back on the road since that day in 1977. Our intention was finding it a good home however we found ourselves putting it into the workshop & well you can see the results. I registered it in my name 01-09-2013 as the 2nd owner but never quite got around to getting it finished off. My brother whoโ€™s anal about details finished it off & as a result we have the car thats in front of you.
We really are delighted to have saved it & to have it once again to sell.
It comes with its original Jack & wheel brace, sales brochures, tuning hand books, history file, car cover, new side screens, side screen bag, spare keys,British motor industry Heritage Certificate.
Very well priced, we couldnโ€™t charge the hours involved in the preservation process. Someone will get a bargain. Find a better one.
Border Reivers :- We only buy cars, We would love to own.
If you have similar cars of the quality we sell, please call Tom 07591112581
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  • TypeManual


  • TypePetrol


  • Doors2
  • ColourRed
  • Body typeConvertible

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