Austin Healey Sprite Mk2 1961-62 948cc (wire wheels)
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Austin Healey Sprite Mk2 948cc 1961-62 specifications
Engine
Cylinders: 4
Bore: 62.9mm
Stroke: 76.2mm
Displacement: 948cc
Valves: 8 pushrod/overhead
Cylinder Head: cast iron
Compression ratio: 9.0:1
Carburettors: Twin SU HS2
Power output: 43bhp at 5,200rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 84mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 19.8secs
Overall fuel consumption: 33.2mpg

Transmission
Clutch: 8 in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd & top only
Ratios Top 1.0 Third 1.36
Second 1.91 First 3.20
Reverse 4.11
Final drive ratio 4.22 : 1

Brakes
Lockheed
Front: 8.25 in disc
Rear: 7in x 1.25in drum
Steering
Rack and pinion,
2.75 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 32 ft 9in(between walls)
31ft 11in(between kerbs)

Suspension
Front: Independent, coil spring, wishbone Suspension
Rear: Half elliptic, leaf spring

Wheels & tyres
4 stud ventilated 13in Rostyle
145 x 13in radial ply tyres
Construction
Monocoque pressed steel body

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 6ft 8in
Track - front: 3ft 10.5in
Track - rear: 3ft 10in
Overall length: 11ft 5.5in
Overall width: 4ft 6.8in
Overall height: 4 ft .5in
Ground clearance: 5in
Kerb weight: 14.5 cwt
Weight distribution: F 53%, R47.3%
Fuel tank: 6 Imp gallons