This is an all-new book written by an expert on Midgets and Sprites and featuring photographs that have never been seen before.
In this book, the author examines the original factory specification examples of the cars and compares them with those in use today, as well as their derivatives. He also traces the evolution of the cars from the mid-1950s to the present. This includes the Austin-Healey Sprites Mk I to Mk IV and the MG Midget Mk I to Mk III, along with the 1500 MG Midget.
The author also includes useful information for owners today or those who are planning to buy a Sprite or Midget, including information on buying and owning, clubs and support.
Based on a thorough knowledge of the cars, this book is designed to be both informative and enjoyable to read.
Terry Horler worked in the aerospace industry and his engineering background has provided a useful background to his enthusiasm for cars, particularly Midgets and Sprites. He bought his first Sprite in 1969 and currently owns two Frogeye Sprites and a Sprite Mk IV. In 1983 he co-founded the Midget & Sprite Club, which now has over 1,000 current members and 5,000 historical memberships. He is a regular contributor to the club magazine Mascot. He has also contributed to articles for classic car journals. He is the author of other specialist books on the Midget and Sprite cars, focusing on practical and technical aspects.