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Austin Healey - Frog Eye Sprite

The Austin Healey Sprite was manufactured in the UK from 1958 until 1971, and was affectionately named the 'Frog Eye' due to it's very unique headlight set up. Designed as a low cost sports car for the 'working man', at a very affordable price of £669. A total of 48,987 'frogeyes' were made.

In 1961 the Mark 2 Sprite was introduced, alongside an MG Badged version, and the most distinctive feature of the frogeye sprite disappeared. Collectively known as Spridgets, the Mark 2 bodyshell was reworked featuring a newly styled front end, using a more convential headlight set up.