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1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster

Sale price: $13,901.00 make an offer
Last update: 29.07.2013

Price trends for this listing:
08.07.2013: $14,106.00

Car location: Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: austin healey
Model: Sprite
Year: 1962
Type: convertible
Number of Doors: 2
Color: Red
Mileage: 9,087
Engine: 4 cylinders
Transmission: manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: MKII
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster for sale

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1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster Photo
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  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
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  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster
  • 1962 Austin Healey Sprite MK II Roadster

1962 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE MARK II ROADSTER ~ in desirable Tartan Red


A True Classic British Spots Car


Immaculate. beautifully restored and meticulously maintained 


This 1962 Austin Healey Sprite has won every British Car Show entered in the past 7 years

This is one of the nicest early Sprites you will find


This 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II is one of the most desirable model years ever built in England and is for sure the most desired color ever produced "Tartan Red"

 

Austin Healey Motor Corporation was founded in 1952 as a joint venture between Austin and Donald Healey and the Austin Healey Sprite was first shown in 1958 at the Grand Prix of Monaco in Monte Carlo where its great design won both race fans and the public.

 

This 1962 Mark II Sprite was completely restored (Frame off Restoration) in brilliant Tartan Red and Black Interior 

The car is also equipped with authentic Austin Healey wheels that add to the classic sports car look

Under the hood is a 1. 75cc engine with 1. 25 inch twin SU carburetors producing an ample horsepower and torque 


Details

1. 75cc 4 cylinder engine with non-syncro first gearPertronix electronic ignition12v positive groundPeriod correct English driving lights with black powder coated bracketsChrome luggage rackFront disc brakesChrome roll bar and much much more - see additional items listed belowThis Austin Healey drives. brakes. shifts. runs and steers exceptionally well This car was restored and repainted in original Tartan Red and has black Austin Healey seats with white piping This Austin Healey Sprite is exceptionally clean inside and out including motor compartment and trunk area (no rust)

 

The Car is Equipped with

Original Austin Healey Wheels (which were recently powder coated)New (175/70/R13) Kumo Tires with Austin Healey Spare Wheel and TireBlack Convertible TopOriginal Austin Healey Sprite side curtain windowsBoth the convertible top and side curtains are in very good conditionThe purchase also includes the 1962 Owner's Manual. vehicle bumpers. ownership history and restoration information with pictures

Recent Improvements and Services Preformed 

full service with Castrol GTX 20-50 with Lucas Oil Stabilizer Additive. oil filter and lube new starterrecent tune up - including carb cleaning and carb adjustmentsnew spark plugs. rotor. ignition. valve job - including valve stem sealsnew water pump with full radiator servicenew British Muffler and full exhaust inspectionnew battery new brake shoesnew wheel cylindersnew starter cablePertronix Electronic Ignition and Coilelectronic front end alignment new K&N E-2230 Air Filtersnewly powder coated Air Canistersnew LUCAS fender mirrorsnew 3" Crow Enterprise racing style lap seat beltsnew stainless steel Austin Healey Sprite door sealsnew custom fit British Vinyl Tonneau Covernew front end sway barnew KYB rear gas shock conversion kitnew rubber shift boot new Amco rubber Austin Healey Sprite floor matsnew windshield rubber moldings and windshield gasketsprofessionally polished Aluminum windshield framereconditioned Ansa dual chrome exhaust tipThe original bumpers are also included in the purchase allowing new owner to consider re-chroming to re-install

Values / Warranty

The current 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mark II book values range from a low of $5. 00 (poor condition) to over $21. 00 (excellent condition)Current Insured / Appraised Value $17. 00Another Red Sprite (same year. color and options) recently sold for $18. 20 at Bohams auctionThe vehicle is 51 years old and no warranty is expressed or will be provided


Additional Vehicle Information

Only 93 octane gasoline has been used and ethanol treatment has always added with the fuel The fuel gauge works but is not accurate The luggage rack and fender mirrors can easily be removed if desired and small plug caps can be placed in the drill holes The convertible top frame was recently powder coated in gloss black along with driving light brackets also in gloss black There are a couple small areas on the paint that have been touched up (interior trunk edge area and there are a couple tiny paint blemishes behind one rear wheel not rust bubbles - maybe paint drips)  The front and rear bumper are not installed. but are included with the purchaseThe new owner may want replace with new ones or have the existing bumpers re-chromed or professionally polished


Payment / Shipping / Disclosure
A Non-Refundable Deposit of U. S. $1. 00. 00 is due within 48 hours of auction close and balance due payment is required within 7 days of auction close (additional details below) 

Providing a description of any vehicle is and can only be an opinion of the person giving it. We do our very best to provide an honest and accurate description along with many good pictures to assist in your decisionBy placing a bid on this auction you signify you have satisfied yourself with any questions that you may have had about this vehicles condition and accept the description given for this vehicleThe buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup or shippingIf applicable. the Seller will assist the Buyer with shipping quotes. shipping negotiations and schedulingPlease. If you cannot pay for this vehicle or you do not have financing in order please do not bidPersons with negative feedback. or have under five transactions must email or call seller before biddingAll non paying bidders will receive negative feedback and legal action may be taken against themWe reserve the right to end any auction early for due causeAdditional Information

This Austin Healey Sprite is exceptionally clean inside and out including motor compartment and truck (no rust)This car has never been raced or ran hard and over the last several years this car has only been driven to car shows and special eventsThis car has always been serviced by an authorized british car mechanic This car has a clear Florida Title in and is currently registered in the State of FloridaAdditional pictures provided upon requestThe car is available for inspection and test drive in St. Petersburg. FL by appointment. Contact Patrick at 727-365-6000 to make arrangements

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