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Austin-Healey Sprite (Frog Eye) specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 670 kg (1477 lbs)
Dimensions 3.49 m (137 in) long, 1.35 m (53 in) wide, 1.26 m (50 in) high
Wheelbase 2.03 m (80 in)
Power / weight 73 ps (72 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 106 Nm (78 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1958
Origin country United Kingdom
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Powertrain

Engine type BMC Austin A-series 948 L-4
Displacement 0.9 l (58 ci / 948 cc)
Power 49 ps (48 bhp / 36 kw) @ 5000 rpm
Torque 71 Nm (52 lb-ft) @ 3000 rpm
Power / liter 51 ps (51 hp)
Transmission 4 Speed Manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Mental  7y ago

I always laughed seeing this car. It looks so funny, so alive. I cannot not to love this little mechanical friend. :)


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Shaggy  7y ago

@ Super8: I know of this car, a charming little sports car, small, light, nimble, fun. It does look like a happy frog, if I were to get one, it would be green. 8D


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Viking  7y ago

Thanks Super8 for adding this car. In 1980 I had an 18 year old girlfriend with one of these, it brings back some memories.


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Super8  7y ago

Biological
This is Austinus-Helius Spritus Pelophylax lateralis (see the picture above). One of the British finest "amphibios". Small and agile


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Super8  7y ago

Usual
This is Austin-Healey Sprite mark 1 or we can called it Austin-Healey Frog Eye. One the british finest sports car. Small and agile.


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Super8  7y ago

There are two ways to explain this page: usual and biological.