1972 Austin-Healey Sprite Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel unibody
Production Years for Series : 1966 - 1971
Price : $2,050
Weight : 1500 lbs | 680.389 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 96 mph | 154.464 km/h

Power

Inline 4
Displacement : 1275 cc | 77.8 cu in. | 1.3 L.
Power : 65 HP (47.84 KW) @ 6000 RPM
Torque :72 Ft-Lbs (98 NM) @ 3000 RPM
Bore : 2.8 in | 71 mm.
Stroke : 3.2 in | 81 mm.
Compression : 9.0:1
Main Bearings : 3
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
2 SU carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Sprite Mark IV Production (1966-1971) : 22,790
1972 Austin-Healey Sprite

Handling

1972 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $11,800
Avg. Home : $27,550
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.55


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