"William M. Gilroy" wrote:
> Saw the following news item in February 1999 issue of "Practical Classics".
> "A NEW Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite based on moldings from a 1958
> original is available.
> The Stuart Taylor Mk. I is built on a tubular steel spaceframe
> chassis and is clothed in unstressed glassfibre.
> Power comes from Ford's CVH unit used in Mk III Escorts, although
> alternative engine installations are possible. A Sierra five-speed 'box
> takes the drive to a five-link rear axle, which features coil over shock
> 'It's a very practical classic due to its mixture of easily
> available modern mechanics and accurate reproduction of the Frogeye
> shape,' says Ian Gray of the Stuart Taylor firm.
> A basic body and chassis unit costs 2937.50 pounds.
> Call Ian Gray on 0115 939 9497 or fax 0115 9393666."
> So there is a new bug-eye out there. Who's going to get the first
This sounds like the company that bought out the Healey Frogeye car co.
This is just an updated drivetrain to the previously available Healey
Frogeye powered by a A+ engine and 5 speed.
I think there is a web site. Daniel 1312 may have the URL.
Toms River, NJ