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

 

Sebring Replica List

(amended 23rd Jan 2011) 

No Owner Reg No Type Colour Country Built Other
1
C
Andrew Actman 108 CPX

Coupé

Red UK 1992 Built for John Morgan by Country Lane Classics. Sold on to Sam Actman's son, Andy who used it extensively in historic rallies before turning to racing.
2
C
Martin Ingall 946 JJO

Coupé

Aqua Jade UK 1993 Campaigned extensively in historic rallies in the 90's including Monte Carlo Challenge, Marathon, LeJog and Tulip. Now used in hill-climbs and sprints and on the road.
3
C
Pierre Arnaud  

Coupé

Light met blue   1993 Built initially for Paris Retromobile show, completed by Jean Kesseler after Classic Sport Prestige of Nancy failed to do so. Current whereabouts unknown.
4
C
Brian Wheeler 773 RW

Coupé

Silver UK 1993 Triumph Dolomite Sprint engine. Modified bonnet.
5
C
Naotaka Sasaki VUJ 708

Coupé

Maroon     Originally Archers Garage demo car with K Series engine and Ford 5 speed gearbox, now in Japan owned by , since 2005.
6
C
John Brandy  

Coupé

      Built for him by Jean Kesseler (see No.3 above)
7
C
Martin Freund [PMO 200]

Coupé

Red     Built by Tom Coulthard on the white Mark 2 re-imported
from the US used by Sprinzel on the 1991 Classic Marathon.
8 R.Barnacle  

Coupé

      Bought hardtop from Archers' former home in Pope Street
9
C
Alan Anstead 577 DNX

Coupé

Light Blue UK   Has Ford 5 speed gearbox.
10
C
Roger Byford 775 JTF

Coupé

Silver UK   Member of Austin-Healey Club and often seen at Club events


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11 Dean Powers   Coupé   USA    
12
C
Tazuneko Kaneko   Coupé   Japan   (ex- Larry Haile) orig despatched USA, later sold by Tom Coleby of Speedwell Eng to Écosse Cars, Japan.
13 Howard Hayes   Coupé   USA    
14 Uwe Quack       Germany   (Ex Kurt Sturm)  80 bhp 1300 engine & org gearbox - based on car imported from USA. Mazda MX5 seats. Completed 2010
15
C
Thomas Frohn OG-07134 Coupé Mint Green Germany   (Ex Kurt Sturm) 1275 engine, 8 port head in Porsche Mint Green
16C Kolja Kraus   Coupé   Germany   Race car with Entwhistle 998 engine, written off in accident.
17
C
Bob Heppell NSU 368 Coupé Dark Green UK   Formerly owned by the late Mike Sutton. Left by him to the RSPB it was sold at auction for £12,000, re-offered at £23,000!
18
C
John Beunk BT-53-92 Coupé Dark Blue Belgium   Built by Stephen Bowen for his own use as a rally/road car. Sold to John Beunk.
19
C
Frank Soree [McTar] Coupé BRG     1398cc race engine, - raced in FISC series at Zandvoort and other European circuits, see www.McTAR.com (Originally supplied to Jim Lensvelt by Stephen Bowen)
20 Koen Weerheim       Holland   This kit was used to make copies

 

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21
C
Kai Schauroth   Coupé Maroon Germany   Race car
22
C
Kai Eriksen [S 221] Coupé White Norway --- Modelled on the real S221
23
C
Jimmy Lee LML 211C Coupé Green UK   Bought originally  by Andrew Crockett, now with Jim & Sheila Lee in Banbury. On semi-elliptics.
24
C
Paul Watson 100 UFM Coupé Silver UK   Shorrock Supercharged
25 Paul Mead   Coupé   UK   Paul's late father John purchased kit but it is believed not yet built into a car.
26
C
Mark Turner VTA 115J Coupé Green UK   The Coupé top is grafted on to a Mk 2 or 3  Heritage shell using parts from his rolled 71 Sprite and his father's Mk 2. Now registered BXI 20
27
C
George Wilkin 317 AOV Coupé Dark Blue Northern Ireland   ex-Alan Haste sprint, hill-climb car fitted with 1380cc Gordon Elwell motor, and Ford Type 9 gearbox. Later owned by Kim Dear (Sold to George Wilkin by Bill Postins in Spring 2010)
28 Mike Ormond   Coupé   UK    
29
C
Sven Eckhardt   Coupé O.E. White Rosenheim Bavaria (South Germany)   Bought in Ireland as a late Frogeye when Sven was a student there, he later brought it to Birmingham (1988) where he met Brian & Andrew. Deciding to make it into a Sebring he restored the bodyshell, fitted Sebring top and bonnet and Archers painted it. Engine was installed in 1994, and Sven took the unfinished project back to Germany where he is an orthopaedic surgeon, and now plans to complete it (2011).
30
C
Tony Davis 362 UAE Coupé Speedwell blue Scotland   Used a Coupé top to have alloy copy made to obtain FIA papers. Now being raced.

 

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31 Gerry Etzel       USA   Kit supplied
32 Tom Coulthard           Acquired Coupé top from Tony Davis, to build new car - not yet assembled.
33 Koen Weerheijm   Fstbk   Holland 08 Classic car clinic in Nijmegen
34
C
Colin Danks 932 JPA Fstbk Cherry Red UK   Original owned by the late Peter James it has twin wishbone front suspension and will eventually have a 7 port alloy head & twin 40 Webers (Bristol). Intended for hillclimbs and sprints.
35
C
Harvey & Eddie Woods WGJ 931 Coupé Dark met grey UK   A copy taken off an Archer Rep, since worked on by Archers. Ex Dick Waller, ex-Ian Whitt race car, campaigned by Simon Braithwaite as a Sebring in the FISC series. (?built Malcolm Self)
36 Joe Odio   Coupé   USA   Kit supplied 2005 - under construction 2008
37 Steve Norton 603 MUY Coupé   UK   (ex-Dave Groves who had this kit for himself and built OFH 175 - No.39)
38
C
Ronnie Coia (late) VSL 827 Coupé Green/red UK   (Originally owned by Chris Jones) Now with Ronnie's nephew and godson, Adam Quilter.
39
C
Mark Warne OFH 175 Coupé Light met blue UK   The ex-Bill McDonnough car with Speedwell Monza bonnet often referred to as a Speedwell. Its 2nd owner was the late Ronnie Coia.
40
C
Richard Pugh 994 DTA Fstbk Dark blue UK 08 Originally Richard's well-used rally Frogeye, converted into a Sebring hill-climb/sprint car with Speedwell Monza bonnet

 

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41
C
Richard Lamotte YCR 897 Coupé Metallic Blue UK   (ex-Mike Youles) fitted with supercharger.
42
C
Will Corry
Paul Tarry
JT 51765 BXN Fstbk Light Blue UK   Built by Mike Youles, highly modified race car with Frogeye-style bonnet. Now passed from Julius Thurgood to Will Corry in N. Ireland (Mar 2015).
43
C
Mark Gagnon USA (Apr2013) AN 5 Fstbk Red New Zealand 2010 Ex- Peter white (NZ) Classic rally car, based on Mk1 Sprite tub. Full roll cage,1275 motor with cross flow head & twin 38 DCOE's. Jack Knight gearbox, Quaiffe LSD + double race rear wheel brgs.  Suspension upgraded (Bilsteins all round + panhard  rod , adjustable front suspension; intended for Dunlop Targa NZ Rally ( Oct 2009).
44C Kai Schauroth   Coupé Turquoise Germany   Kai's second car, (the 1st sold after race accident)
45
C
Neil Blaney   Coupé As EAO

Aust-
ralia

06/08 Build nearing completion (2008).
46 Phil Zamlynski   Coupé ? Yellow USA 2008 Converting his 1960 Sprite to Sebting spec.(Neil Anderson's pal)
47
C
Mark Petersen 5116 HN  Fstbk Met Arctic Blue UK 2010 Peter May 1330 balanced/modified engine with Weber, Jack Knight c/r s/c, g.box, panhard rod,& 3 mouth Monza bonnet. The car was previously owned by the late Ian Ashfield.
48 Dirk Van Gorp       Belgium    
49

Neil Anderson

  Coupé   Illinois USA   1960 Frogeye shell being restored. Top trial fitted. (Jan 2010)
50  - -  Boyle   Coupé       Fiat twin-cam engine - under construction


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51
C
Trevor McIlroy XXC 818 Coupé   Belfast N.I 05/10 Ex-the late Gary White, former owner of the Frogeye Spares Co. Trevor is proceeding to complete the car's paintwork and assembly.
52 Michael Curtis 1367 VU Coupé t.b.a     ex-Michael Tough. Under construction. (Changed hands Jan 2009)
53 Bryan Wells Dave Hewet   Coupé top   Australia   Had faulty flock headlining. Now with Bryan Wells, Sydney, Aus (Jan 2016)
54 Alan & Wendy Beardall       Australia   Kit despatched Autumn 2010
55 Garth Kennerley   Fstbk        
56
C
Mark Prangnell 500 URX Fstbk   UK 08/09 (ex-Graeme Henderson) On an original shell restored with Wheeler & Davies panels, using a 1971 Austin Sprite donor, as hill-climb/sprint car. Sold Jan 2013 and now in the Phillipines.
57
C
Stephen Casson 956 VMV Coupé Speedwell Blue UK 2011 Ex-Dave Parker project, with coupe top on Frogeye shell, & aluminium doors, for hill-climb/sprints..
58
C
Roger Byford 273 FRT Coupé Snowberry White UK 2000 Fitted Ashley bonnet, 948cc engine, roll cage, Minilite wheels.   Originally a 1960 built Frogeye. Entered in Leige-Brescia-Liege Rally, July 09.
59 Patrick Morin   Fstbk   France   to be a race car
60
C
Patrick Mistou   Fstbk Turquoise France   The ex-David Jamouillee race car with Lenham bonnet (seen at Angouleme 09)


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61
C
Derek Stewart 674 VMX Fstbk Colledge Blue UK 2009 Brian Wheeler modified stage one bodyshell - fitted 1380cc modified engine with Toyota gearbox - uprated brakes.
62 Simon Boardman 4290 HA Fstbk   UK 2009 Sebring bonnet. 998cc race engine.
63
C
Gordon Higgs TBW 460G Coupé Red UK 2009 A replica of Paul Woolmer's PMO 200, with aluminium doors. Completed March 2012
64 Renaud Vendel   Coupé   France   Kit supplied Feb 2010 with Sebring bonnet, and is being fitted to a bodyshell supplied by Stephen Bowen.
65 Phil Gardner   Fstbk   UK   Kit supplied Feb 2010 being fitted to Frogeye shell with Sebring bonnet
66
C
Bob Hinchliffe USY 607 Coupé Red UK   Built by Mike Prangnell from a kit supplied Feb 2010 then fitted to a Frogeye shell with Sebring bonnet, completed Dec 2012 (changed hands Dec 2015).
67
C
Michael Meerlo   Fstbk Dark met Silver Holland 2010 Built using a Mark 2 bodyshell with roll-cage, Peter May engine with Kent 276 cam, c/r box, 3.7 LSD, and 14" knock-on Minilites, soft ¼ elliptic r/springs & adj s/absorbers. Painted metallic gunmetal with nose dipped in red.
68 Dave Pratt LKK 511F Fstbk       Kit supplied 2010 - now fitted with 3.5 litre Rover V8 motor and LT77 5 speed gearbox.
69 Sean Sandoe   Coupé       On order 2010. Initially Paul Webb's, then passed to Nick Barnes, and sold on again to Sean in Nov 2016, still in component form.
70
C
Andy Chaffey JMA 152C Coupé       Andy fitted a fibreglass rear on to a late shell and a Coupé top, (comp 2013)


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71 David Leversha   Fstbk       On order 2010
72 David Nutland   Fstbk      

Sebring bonnet
(kit supplied 2011)

73
Peter Smith       Australia   Fastback/ monza bonnet
74 Barry McCann   Coupe Red UK   Coupe Sebring and Sebring bonnet, delivered as a painted rolling shell on wires, Dec 2015.
75
C
Mike Youles           Fast back body for Lotus special
76
C
Brian Mulcare

WJJ
998

Coupe Dark blue UK Complete
Mar 2012
Sold to dealer Bill Postins and currently for sale (Mar 2014)
77 Chris Jones           coupe top and bonnet
78 Jerry Hughes           coupe top and Monza bonnet
79
C
Dominic Mooney           Lime green race car.
80 Lew McAllen           Fastback and 2 Sebring bonnets

 

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81 Paul Garside (ex-Richard Sands) 494 YVT Fstbk Gunmetal Grey    

Fastback and Sebring bonnet

82
C
Steve Griffiths DTA 949C Fstbk Severn Classics UK 2012 Fastback body with Monza bonnet, in metallic gunmetal grey.
83 Peter Tighe           Coupe top.
84 Paul Wiles
WMR 900
Coupe  

Normandy
France

2011

Project was for sale - Nov 2011
Archers panels/screens + Midget donor and Frogeye V5

85C Peter Fletcher         On order 2011 Fastback and Monza bonnet
86 Pauline & Emrys Jones 381 SYB Coupe     Kit collected Mar 2012 Sebring bonnet. Hill-climb car. [Friends of John Bowman]
87 Mike Toame         On order 2011 Coupe top and Sebring bonnet
88
C
Bob Blaydon         On the way Mar 2012 Coupe top and Sebring bonnet
89 Juergen Schaefer         Jan 2014 Fastback and Monza bonnet - being built by Dominic Mooney
90 Pat Harris 119 UXK       Completed Feb 2014 Fastback and Monza bonnet.

 

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91 Paul Slangen   Fastback     On order 2012  
92 Mark Endley   Fastback       New shell & Monza bonnet for long distance rallies.
93 Alan Parkes   Coupe       Monza bonnet. Frogeye bodyshell.
94 Femi Odutola   Fastback       Sebring bonnet
95 Bill Willson   Fastback       Sebring bonnet
96 Stephen Shepherd   Fastback       Sebring bonnet
97 David Marriott   Fastback       Monza bonnet
98 Ian Watts ESL 168 Coupe White     Has external boot lid (Mk2 shell) acquired through Brian Wheeler.
99 Katsuhiro Sugimoto HSL165 Coupe Red     Ex-Paul Johnson, now in Japan.
Not an Archer rep - parts from CCK
100 Graham Robson 5506 AR Coupe Speedwell blue dipped white     1959 Mk1 donor, Peter May 1380cc 3/4 race engine, using softer Piper 286 cam, CCK full roll cage,13'' x 5'' wires on Avon ZZs.


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101 Will Dick   Fstbk Speedwell Blue     Build started by the late Mike Cockayne - the car is now with his friend of 45 years, Will. Monza bonnet and dry sump 1310cc engine.
102 Graeme Maggs AHP 205A Fstbk White     Monza bonnet. Chrome wires. Based on '63 Sprite.
103 Peter Fletcher   Coupe   UK   Kit supplied May 2014
104 Alan Oakes   Coupe White UK   Under construction 2016
105              
106 Alan Mead   Fstbk   Austrralia   Under construction 2016
               
               
               
               

 

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