Dedicated to the memory of the late Brian Archer who fulfilled his dream to re-create John Sprinzel's Sebring Sprite Coupé


John Sprinzel and the late Brian Archer at Lancaster Mews, London in Nov, 2005.

27 Nov 2014
The 4th Roadster
26 Nov 2014
Various items of news
25 Nov 2014
Bits & Bobs
24 Nov 2014
22 Nov 2014
Lenham GT for sale
Healey Museum B'day

21 Nov 2014
Lots more
20 Nov 2014
A worthwhile trip
19 Nov 2014
Fastback fit & PO pic
18 Nov 2014
Technical points
17 Nov 2014
NEC, Wylie & Sven
13 Nov 2014
WJB 707 to be sold
12 Nov 2014
Bits & Bobs
10 Nov 2014
Falcon mishap
8 Nov 2014
Jim's Bugeye wins trophy
4 Nov 2014
JJO research
3 Nov 2014
Project for sale!

John Sprinzel's Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite

(and other special versions of the Austin-Healey Sprite)

I established this website as a celebration of John Sprinzel's Sebring Sprite Coupés, of which only about 6 examples were produced by his London tuning business, and which were raced and rallied by him and other enthusiasts, in the 1960's. The alloy coupé tops and fibreglass Sebring bonnets were built by Williams & Pritchard. Two of the cars took part in the 1961 Sebring 4 hours race in the hands of Stirling and Pat Moss. There were other similar examples, including a fastback version produced (more cheaply) by Peel Coachworks, and I have been gradually expanding the site to include the Donald Healey Motor Company's "works cars" as well as other body variations of the Sprite which were produced in period, and more recently.

Below are just a few of the many categories covered by this site. Photos now number over 3,000 and historical research into the early cars continues thanks to your help and input.

Joe Armour
S stone 13
WSM 20
Road & Track
Latest News
Front disc brake
Lucky John

This Website:

Perhaps I should just clarify that this is my personal website and that I have no business connection with the organisations referred to. I have built up good relationships, and friendships, with them, before, during and since building my own car in 1993.


Please let me know if you like my site, or have any suggestions for additions or improvements. I would be most grateful to receive your contribution of information or photographs, by completing the feedback form.

(Created in 2000 - Version 3 launched March 2011 and last up-dated 27th November, 2014)

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