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Austin-Healey Sprite

Index Austin-Healey Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open sports car which was produced in the United Kingdom from 1958 to 1971. [1]

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Abingdon-on-Thames, also known as Abingdon on Thames or just Abingdon, is a historic market town and civil parish in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, England.

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Alpine Rally

The Alpine Rally, also known by its official name Coupe des Alpes, was a rally competition based in Marseille and held from 1932 to 1971.

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An alternator is an electrical generator that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current.

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Austin 7

The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1922 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin.

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Austin A35

The Austin A35 is a small family car that was sold by Austin from 1956 until 1968.

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Austin Motor Company

The Austin Motor Company Limited was a British manufacturer of motor vehicles, founded in 1905 by Herbert Austin.

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Austin-Healey was a British sports car maker established in 1952 through a joint venture between the Austin division of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and the Donald Healey Motor Company (Healey), a renowned automotive engineering and design firm.

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Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite is an automobile that was produced by the Donald Healey Motor Company at its Cape Works in Warwick, the Healey's Speed Equipment Division in Grosvenor Street, London and subsequently by John Sprinzel Ltd from their well-known premises in Lancaster Mews.

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Automobile layout

In automotive design, the automobile layout describes where on the vehicle the engine and drive wheels are found.

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BMC A-Series engine

Austin Motor Company's small straight-4 automobile engine, the A-Series, is one of the most common in the world.

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British Leyland

British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.

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British Motor Corporation

The British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC) was a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, formed in early 1952 to give effect to an agreed merger of the Morris and Austin businesses.

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British Motor Museum

The British Motor Museum, is the World's largest collection of historic British cars in Warwickshire, England.

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Carrozzeria Ghia

Carrozzeria Ghia SpA (established 1916 in Turin) is an Italian automobile design and coachbuilding firm, established by Giacinto Ghia and Gariglio as Carrozzeria Ghia & Gariglio.

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Caving – also traditionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland – is the recreational pastime of exploring wild (generally non-commercial) cave systems.

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Crosley was a small, independent American manufacturer of subcompact cars, bordering on microcars.

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Donald Healey

Donald Mitchell Healey CBE (3 July 1898 – 15 January 1988) was a noted English car designer, rally driver and speed record holder.

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Donald Healey Motor Company

Donald Healey Motor Company Limited was a British car manufacturer.

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Donald Stokes, Baron Stokes

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes (22 March 1914 – 21 July 2008) was an English industrialist.

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Enfield, New South Wales

Enfield is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Fiat 124 Sport Spider

The Fiat 124 Sport Spider is a 2+2 convertible sports car marketed by Fiat for model years 1966-1980.

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Fiat 850

The Fiat 850 (Tipo 100G) is a small rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive car manufactured and marketed by Italian car manufacturer Fiat from 1964 to 1973.

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Gaydon is a parish and village in Warwickshire, England, close to Royal Leamington Spa.

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Inline-four engine

The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.

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Innocenti was an Italian machinery works originally established by Ferdinando Innocenti in 1920.

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John Sprinzel

John Sprinzel (born 25 October 1930 in Berlin) is a German born British former auto racing driver.

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Knock-down kit

A knock-down kit is a kit containing the parts needed to assemble a product.

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London Motorfair

London Motorfair (London Motor Show) was an alternative London auto show to the British International Motor Show, that was held at Earls Court biannually from 1977 to 1999.

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MG Cars

MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is a British automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,The M.G. Car Company Limited, incorporated 21 July 1930.

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The MGB is a two-door sports car manufactured and marketed by the British Motor Corporation (BMC), later British Leyland, as a four-cylinder, soft-top roadster from 1962 until 1980.

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MG Midget

The MG Midget is a small two-seater sports car produced by MG from 1961 to 1979.

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MG T-type

The MG T series is a range of body-on-frame open two-seater sports cars with very little weather protection that were produced by MG from 1936 to 1955.

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Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco.

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Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.

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Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo, or colloquially Monte-Carl; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.

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Morris Minor

The Morris Minor is a British car that debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948.

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Mulsanne Straight

The Mulsanne Straight (Ligne Droite des Hunaudières in French) is the name used in English for a formerly long straight of the Circuit des 24 Heures around which the 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race takes place.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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Officine Stampaggi Industriali

OSI, acronym for Officine Stampaggi Industriali (literally "Industrial Stampings Workshops") was a coachbuilding company founded in 1960 in Turin by former Ghia president Luigi Segre (1919–63) and Arrigo Olivetti (1889–1977) from the Fergat company, a manufacturer of automotive components.

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Porsche 928

The Porsche 928 is a luxury grand tourer produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1978 to 1995.

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Badge engineering, sometimes called rebadging, is the practice of applying a different badge or trademark (brand, logo or manufacturer's name/make/marque) to an existing product (e.g., an automobile) and subsequently marketing the variant as a distinct product.

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Roadster (automobile)

A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.

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Speedwell Motor Car Company

The Speedwell Motor Car Company was an early United States automobile manufacturing company established by Pierce Davies Schenck that produced cars from 1907 to 1914.

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Sports car

A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.

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Sprite Car Club of Australia

The Sprite Car Club of Australia is a club founded in 1960 for owners and enthusiasts of Austin-Healey Sprites and MG Midget cars.

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SU Carburettor

SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.

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The Motor

The Motor (later, just Motor) was a British weekly car magazine founded on 28 January 1903 and published by Temple Press.

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Tom Tjaarda

Tom Tjaarda (July 23, 1934 – June 2, 2017) was an automobile designer noted for his work on a broad range of automobiles — estimated at over eighty — from exotic sports cars including the Ferrari 365 GT California, De Tomaso Pantera and Aston Martin Lagonda Coupé to high-volume popular cars including the first generation Ford Fiesta (1972) and the Fiat 124 Spider (1966).

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Triumph Spitfire

The Triumph Spitfire is a small British two-seat sports car, introduced at the London Motor Show in 1962.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin-Healey_Sprite

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