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£100,000 Austin-Healey Stolen

On Christmas Eve, no less.

Classic Motorsports Car Catcher: One-Owner Healey

This is one of the most pristine Austin-Healeys you'll find.

Classic Motorsports Car Catcher: Big Healey

Today's classified spotlight shines on an Austin-Healey 3000 that could be a good deal.

Classic Motorsports Car Catcher: Austin-Healey Sprite

Looking for a clean, rust-free classic?

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Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

Shop Work: Windup Sports Cars: Small Sizes Can Yield Big Fun

These little and supposedly underpowered sports cars--windup sports cars, some call them--not only offer great value, but they can be a lot of sports car fun both on the street and at the track.

Buyer's Guides: The Big Healey: The 100/3000 Series

Looking for something a bit fancier than an MG or Triumph? Austin-Healey has your answer.

Shop Work: What Are the Best Classic Cars?

Jay Leno and a Few Friends Sound Off on Their Personal Favorites

Shop Work: Jaguar-Swapped Austin-Healey Sprite

Nestled cozily in this Sprite's engine bay, is a big Jaguar’s 3.8L heart.

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Austin-Healey project cars

1960 Sprite

Restoring a Bugeye Sprite while converting it back from race car to street car. 

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Austin-Healey project car updates

How to fill a hole in sheet metal | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite Project

Our Bugeye Sprite’s body was just full of holes. Holes drilled for a fire extinguisher and a Panhard bar, holes drilled for an MSD ignition and a tachometer.

We need new frame rails, too | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

It wasn’t until we were way too deep into our Bugeye Sprite project that we realized that, in addition to our tub’s other issues, the front frame rails were …

The joys of finding a new body shop | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite Project

They say it’s bad to change horses midstream, but sometimes you have no choice. Especially when that horse tells you to get off.

After waiting a couple of years …

Restoration tip: Make sure the trim fits before you paint

The metal work for our Bugeye Sprite was nearly finished, but before Javier at Jeff’s Restorations went any further, we made sure things properly fit.

How to rejuvenate a once-mangled body? Lots of time.

What does it take to totally rejuvenate a once-mangled body? Time. And lots of it.

Javier of Jeff’s Restorations has been working our Sprite’s body …

Austin-Healey Forum Topics

100-4 Healey
FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed
Sprite Tranny conversion
NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR
What should I do to my 65 AH sprite?
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Austin-Healey Readers' Rides

Aug 17, 2021 by steved033
Austin-Healey 100-6

Found in a Garage where it had sat for 40 years, I'm resurrecting this old Healey. I'll probably drive it with patina for the first year, then take it apart …

Dec 06, 2021 by dougie
Austin-Healey 1965 3000 MKIII

Doug's restored '65 BJ8 finished in original British Racing Green.

Aug 17, 2021 by 66healey
1966 Austin-Healey 3000

66 A/H 3000 purchased by my father in 67. He left it to me when he passed away, 100% original except for the tires, brake pads and paint. My parents …

Aug 17, 2021 by Randy_Forbes
1957 Austin-Healey 100/6 two seater

purchased 4/1/1978 3000 engine w/45DCOE Webers; Kirk headers & Monza exhaust; MGC gearbox; articulated A-arm locating rear axle; Spax adj fr/Armstrong lvr arm rr shocks; twenty-eight (28) gallon alum fuel …

Aug 17, 2021 by franks97
1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

1967 Vintage Racer. Ten seasons of vintage racing on the West coast from Mission Canada to Laguna Seca. Check out the vintage page at:

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Austin-Healey Ran When Parked

Found a Austin-Healey in Manchester, AL on March 31, 2008

Some people in town informed us, when seeing our Triumph driving around, that there was a Healey in nearby Manchester, Alabama. We paid a visit to Harley and this is what we saw. He …

Found a Austin-Healey in Midland, nc on July 13, 2009

Not sure of year, but this Austin Healey “bug-eye” has been sitting in a shed for 15+ years. Prior to that it was in a shop for several years. Owner is looking to sell. …

Found a Austin-Healey in Chambersburg, PA on Sept. 9, 2009

This Healey was spotted by my wife (I was busy driving?) while touring back roads outside of Chambersburg, PA

Found a Austin-Healey in Jackson, MS on Sept. 16, 2009

Austin Healey found behind building in Jackson, MS. Don’t know if this one actually ran when parked…

Found a Austin-Healey in Langley , BC on April 6, 2010

late 50’s Bugeye that has been here in Langley BC Storage lot for at least 10 years. It has been slowly disolving each year .

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