<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041

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Lot 49
1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe

Sold for US$ 123,200 inc. premium
1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe
Chassis no. HAN8R202
Engine no. XSP 26041

1293cc OHV Inline-4 Cylinder Engine
Single Weber 45 DCOE Carburetor
110bhp
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front with Live Rear Axle Suspension
Font Wheel Discs with Drum Rear Brakes

*Factory DHMC lightweight Race Healy
*Sparsely used in well preserved condition
*Perfect for racing or touring
*Eligible for numerous historic race evens


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

A Healey-Sprite tearing through a corner on race track was undoubtably a common sight back in the 1960s. Wanting to capitalize on the competitiveness of the car and further their already illustrious history of motorsport, the factory program set off to further refine and improve the platform for higher echelons of competition. With the intent to take class wins at worldwide events like Sebring, LeMans, and the Targo Florio, the path of development led the engineers to a bespoke wind tunnel tested lightweight body that would help the Sprite to slice through the air. Further, the works cars received tuned engines and one-off gearboxes.

Clearly built for competition and a genuine DHMC lightweight race Healey, the car presented here possess an unusual history for a competition vehicle in that it appears to have been very rarely driven in anger. A photo from 1968 clearly shows the car in Fred Royston's Philadelphia BMC showroom being used as a promotional tool for the dealership. In addition, it is reported that Fred had the car made more 'streetable' as to make the car usable as his wife's grocery getter and further painted the car British Racing Green. With so few miles showing on the odometer today, it is unlikely this plan ever came to fruition. The ending of MGB and Midget production had eventually led to Royston's closing up shop, and a Florida man stepped up and bought the remains of the business including the Healey. Some time later, Bill Wood, the editor of the Austin Healey Club of America's newsletter, became the car's next owner. The car would change hands again in 1996 and finally fell in the consigner's stable just a few years ago.

A benefit of having seen little to no competition in period, this streamlined Healey shows in fine condition today. The body shows to be straight and the older pain job has stood the test of time- one can still find traces of its original orange color on parts of the suspension. Further, the car has retained its set of magnesium wheels. Under the hood, the 4-Cylinder XSP race engine is fed via a massive dual throat Weber 45 DCOE carburetor. This motor had been the subject of some refreshing in the past couple of years and should be ready to run for its next owner. The interior, unsurprisingly, shows with very minimal wear and the dash has been well preserved over the life of the car. In recent times, a new pedal box was also fabricated.

A fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a fresh vintage racer, this Healey is eligible for a plethora of race events including the LeMans Historic, Monterey Motorsports Reunion and much more. Its lightweight body, peppy motor, and streamlined shape will surely give its competitors a run for their money.
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<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
<b>1967 Austin-Healey Sprite Streamliner LeMans Coupe</b><br />Chassis no. HAN8R202<br />Engine no. XSP 26041
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