1960 Austin Healey Sebring Sprite by AutoCult (1:43 scale)

AutoCult continues their line of scale model cars for fans of obscure automotive design with this 1960 Austin Healey Sebring Sprite. – George@ChoiceGear

Description

A Seat for Sir Stirling Moss

The sports car Austin Healey Sebring Sprite in his original design. These cars were built for racing only.

Driving force behind the racecar was Briton Donald Healey with his business the Donald Healey Motor Company. In the late 1950s, the Austin MK I and the Austin MK II could provide a good basis for a real sports car. Donald Healey removed the body and modified the chassis. He replaced the front drum brakes by disc brakes from Girling. The completely reshaped body made of aluminum and fiberglass. So the engine got a boost in power. Ian Walker, Andrew Hedges, Cyril Simson, Chris Williams, and even the BMC team were all interested in the racecar with its modified chassis and new body. Afterwards Stirling Moss; One of the most successful British race drivers; What the most prominent driver at the steering wheel.

Details: AutoCult-Models.de 

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