1959 Bugeye Sprite

  • Make: Austin Healey
  • Model: Sprite
  • SubModel: Bugeye
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1959
  • VIN: AN5L17570
  • Color: Iris Blue
  • Engine size: 1275 cc
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 4 speed ribcase
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Loudon, Tennessee, United States


Just completed restoration. My 3rd and best. Rebuilt 1275 cc, ribcase gearbox rebuilt by Bugeyeguy. New Weber downdraft carburetor, neg. earth conversion, alternator, VDO electric. tach, Pertronix ignition, disc brakes, new dark blue top, custom tonneau to accommodate roll bar, headers, 1-3/4 in. exhaust, new Khumo tires on minilite type wheels, good side curtains, new fuel tank/sending unit, good interior, new pads and linings, front tilt bonnet. New front and rear wheel bearings, new wiring harness, new master cylinders, new slave cylinders. New professional Iris Blue paint. All original parts replaced are included and in excellent condition. All records of work since my purchase. Engine rebuild and disc brake conversion was done prior to my purchase. Less than 500 miles on engine rebuild. Compression and oil pressure are excellent. Minor oil drips from engine.Small split (see pic) on passenger seat seam.Everything Works!! All rust eliminated. Inspection and test drive is encouraged