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Austin-Healey Sprite Mk III


Produced: 1964-1966, 25905 produced.
Types: Sports,2 doors,2 seats
Austin Healey Sprite Grille (1965)

In 1964 the Sprite/Midget received further improvements, the 'Healey version now being known as the Mk III. Mechanically the cars now featured a stronger crankshaft, a slight increase in power and revised rear springs.

The Sprite Mk III now came with wind-up door windows and exterior door handles, much to the horror of some die-hard enthusiasts!!. The windscreen was now much larger, an improved facia along with a better steering wheel were also fitted.  Practical Classics October 2009 - Featuring Buyers Guide Austin Healey Sprite and MG Midget (1958-1979).  Click Here to view in our shop.

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1098ccS4 OHVBMC A-Series62.93mm x 83.72mm


Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
92 mph14.7 s19.8 s30 mpg59 bhp 5750




WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
6' 8"3' 9"3' 9"11' 5"4' 5" 0 (13)0' 0"

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