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View Poll Results: Frogeye Sprite: is it cool?
Sub-zero 2 7.41%
Cool 14 51.85%
Uncool 7 25.93%
Seriously uncool 4 14.81%
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Frogeye Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sprite also known as Frogeye is a tad unique. But is it cool?






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If you take one of those out, you need to be dressed "for the day" ie driving gloves and the Lady must wear a head scarf etc.
However, don't use a motorway with one. Tooling along at 45mph aint cool.
 
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If you take one of those out, you need to be dressed "for the day" ie driving gloves and the Lady must wear a head scarf etc.
However, don't use a motorway with one. Tooling along at 45mph aint cool.
 
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Went to buy one in the 70's but struggled to get my 6'+ frame and size 11's to fit in comfy enough to drive it.

Still like them.
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Seems to me like a older version of a Copen
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Slow, noisy, antiquated and great fun. They just look perky and happy like a puppy, and never fail to make people smile.

However, possibly the most important thing about a Frogeye is that women absolutely love them.

Cool.
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My dad had one, long before I came along.

I think that means I have to think it's uncool, right?
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I voted 'cool'. They are cute, but I wouldn't have one (blowing keithboy's theory out of the water )
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I voted 'cool'. They are cute, but I wouldn't have one (blowing keithboy's theory out of the water )
My wife wouldn't have one (or if she did she'd want shut after a day) but she still loves them.
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I wouldn't have one myself but they are such cute, basic (and slow) bundles of fun they are indisputably cool. Unpretentious and cheerful little things.
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I had a mk1 MG Midget as my first car which was fun and ultimately what started me on my travels to where I am now but not as cool as the frogeye

And yes the lady's love them, after all a bad man would not drive a car like that

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Uncool.

Too slow and ugly.

My Dad had a RWA 1275 Midget and that was also pretty slow, but not as ugly.
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Forgot to vote

Seriously uncool :dunno:
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Fugly little things. Looks like a car Noddy would drive and he ain't exactly cool...
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Cute... but not remotely cool.
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Much sooner have the Healey 3000 but this is still cool.
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Much sooner have a gangrenous limb. What a stupid-looking car. Seriously uncool.
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likeable but oft-driven by twots
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