Austin Healey Sprite


This was amongst the most famous light weight sports cars, affectionately known as "Frog Eyed", due to its protruding headlamps. This kit reproduces the "Frog Eyed" car in every detail, including metal chassis components. – Taken from the 1991 edition catalogue

1991 edition catalogue, listed as part of the Hi-Tech Classic Series.

1992 edition catalogue, listed as Austin Healey Sprite MK1 from Austin Healey Sprite.

Additional information

Airfix Series (first appearance)


Rarity of early version


First Issued


Catalogue Ref - 1991 Edition


Catalogue Ref - 1992 Edition


Artist on Box Type 10

Gavin McLeod

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