Classic Car Catalogue

Austin Healey 1964

Great Britain

3000 Mk III (BJ8) cabrio - ost. rok
3000 Mk III "Phase 2" cabrio - nowy model
Sprite Mk II roadster (1100) (R4 cyl, 1098 cm³, 57 KM) - ost. rok. Powstało 11.215 egzemplarzy
Sprite Mk III cabrio (1100) (R4 cyl, 1098 cm³, 60 KM) - nowy model 

3000 Mk II (BJ7) 2+2


Nowy Sprite ma wzmocniony silnik, zmienione tylne zawieszenie i przednią szybę.

Austin-Healey Sprite Mk III superseded the Mk II during the early spring. New features include a curved windscreen, fully winding windows, hinged quarter lights, lockable doors with external press button handles, three-spoke steering wheel and revised facia layout and instrumentation, 59 bhp 1098 engine, front disc brakes and wire wheels available as an option and semi elliptic rear springs.

Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III. Replacement for the Mk II, this version feature engine modifications including greatly increased power output and different carburettors, servo-assisted brakes, a wood veneer facia and a central, console-mounted gear lever.

The Austin Healey 3000 and Sprite remain in the Mk. III form in which they appeared earlier this year.
(London report, October '64)




Sprite Mk III



3000 Mk III


  Targa Florio 26.04.1964 Entrant: Results:
#         gen. class category
192 Sprite   Hopwirck/Wisdom Donald Healey fail. - -  
  24h Le Mans 22.06.1964 Entrant: Results: Index:
#   engine     gen. class perf. eff.
53 Sprite Sebring 1.101 cc Baker/Bradley Donald Healey 24th 4th prot.1.0-1.15 24th  
1st Liege - Sofia – Liege #3 3000 Aaltonen


The winning team.


Paddy Hopwirck and Thomas Henry Wisdom's Sprite Spider Lightweight at Targa Florio. They did not finish the race.

Austin-Healey Sprite Sebring, engine: 1.101 cc. (Clive Baker / Bill Bradley) at 24h Le Mans, Donald Healey Motor Co Ltd.