1960 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE MK 1
Make: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite
Model: Mark 1 (Frogeye – Kermit)
Owner: Anne and George Lemke
Details of Anne and George Lemke's Austin Healey Sprite Mk I (Frogeye - Kermit) 1960.
These cars were built in Abingdon, England from March 31, 1958 to 1961.
Comprising of an A-series engine with twin SU carburettors. Capacity 948cc. The transmission being rear wheel drive from the front mounted engine with a four speed gearbox. The car is a 2-door, 2-seater convertible of all-steel unitary (chassis-less) construction.
4 cylinders 948cc
Pushrod overhead valve
Bore 62.9mm Stroke 76.2mm
Compression Ratio 8.3:1
Electrics are 12 volts
It was owned and completely restored in 2005 by Kevin Impson, a former member of the VCC now living in New Zealand.
Pre-restoration photos shows just how good a job was done by Kevin.
Anne & George Lemke