Austin Healey Sprite Mk3 1964-66
1098cc See specificationss below illustration
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Austin Healey Sprite Mk3 1098cc 1964-66 specifications
Cylinders: 4
Bore: 64.58mm
Stroke: 89.5mm
Displacement: 1,098 cc
Valves: pushrod/overhead
Cylinder Head: cast iron
Compression ratio: 8.9 to 1
Carburettors: Twin SU HS2
Power output: 56bhp at 5,750rpm

Maximum speed: 92mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 15secs
Overall fuel consumption: 33mpg

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 to 1

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

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

Wheels & tyres
4 stud 13in pressed steel disc
145 x 13in radial ply tyres

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: 4ft .5in
Ground clearance: 5 in
Kerb weight: 13. 75cwt
Weight distribution: F 52.7%, R47.3%
Fuel tank: 6 Imp gallons