Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Jaguar Sprite



At first glance, this would appear to be a nicely restored Austin Healey Sprite.





Hang on a minute... that transmission tunnel's rather on the enormous side, isn't it?



Goodness, there's a Jag engine in there! (Sorry, the title of the blog post had probably already ruined that surprise for you.)

Aaron Couper's diminutive Sprite has taken the concept of raspy cloth-cap British motoring to a gnarly extreme by shoehorning a huge 3.8-litre Jaguar six into a place where it has no logical place residing. The quality of the craftsmanship that's gone into this little Healey to actually make it work is really quite impressive - click here for more.







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