AutoHunter Spotlight: 1961 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1961 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1961 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite.

This Bug Eye Sprite was repainted blue during the previous ownership. The blue exterior is complemented by replacement chrome brightwork, including the dual sideview mirrors, windshield trim, and the grille surround.

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1961 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

It rides on a set of silver-finished 13-inch Minator alloy wheels with AH-branded center caps and Aspen Touring A/S tires. The listing states that the tires have accrued less than 500 miles since installation. 

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1961 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

“The two-seat interior is furnished with black vinyl bucket seats, matched to the door panels, dashboard, and new carpeting,” the listing states. “The horn wiring was redone by the seller, and cockpit amenities include a wooden shift knob, lap belts, and a dash-mounted rearview mirror. The seller reports that new windshield washer parts have been installed but no fluid has been added and the system has not been checked.”

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