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Date Chassis Number Notes               Model Description
Sprite Midget
Mar-58 AN5 501 First production Sprite on 31 Mar AH Sprite Mk1
Jan-59 AN5 8927 First car built in 1959 (Frogeye)
Jan-60 AN5 30215 First car built in 1960
Nov-60 AN5 49584 Last fully assembled Sprite built at Abingdon
Jan-61 AN5 49821 First car built in 1961 (CKD)
Feb-61 AN5 50116 Last CKD (Innocenti) on 16 Feb
Feb-61 HAN6 101 Announced 21 May AH Sprite Mk2
Mar-61 GAN1 101 Announced 20 Jun Midget Mk1
Jan-62 HAN6 12247 GAN1 4526 First cars built in 1962
Oct-62 HAN6 24731 GAN1 16183 Last HAN6/GAN1 cars
Oct-62 HAN7 24732 GAN2 16184 1098cc engine and disc front brakes
Jan-63 HAN7 26622 GAN2 17688 First cars built in 1963
Jan-64 HAN7 37735 GAN2 25361 First cars built in 1964
Mar-64 HAN7 38828 GAN2 25787 Last HAN7/GAN2 Cars
Jan-64 HAN8 38854 GAN3 25825 Production begins
Mar-64 HAN8 38829 GAN3 25788 Sprite and Midget jointly announced AH Sprite Mk3 Midget Mk2
Oct-64 YHGN8 Sprite MkIII available in Australia
Jan-65 HAN8 48873 GAN3 36791 First cars built in 1965
Aug-65 YHGN9 Sprite MkIIIA available in Australia
Jan-66 HAN8 57945 GAN3 45860 First cars built in 1966
Sep-66 HAN8 64734 GAN3 52389 Last chassis numbers
Oct-66 HAN9 64735 GAN4 52390 Production begins AH Sprite Mk4 Midget Mk3
Jan-67 HAN9 64965G GAN4 52798G First cars built in 1967
Jan-67 HAN9 65472M GAN4 53352M Start of first batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 65496M GAN4 53376M End of first batch of cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 65641M GAN4 53473M Start of second batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 65727M GAN4 53600M End of second batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 65944M GAN4 53643M Start of third batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66092M GAN4 53697M End of third batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66195M GAN4 53754M Start of fourth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66264M GAN4 53780M End of fourth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66365M GAN4 53931M Start of fifth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66434M GAN4 54001M End of fifth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66585M GAN4 54151M Start of sixth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66654M GAN4 54217M End of sixth batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66804M GAN4 54353M Start of seventh batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
HAN9 66820M GAN4 54454M End of seventh batch of Cars assembled at Cowley
Mar-67 HAN9 67193M GAN4 54611M Last Cars assembled at Cowley
Nov-67 YHGN9 Discontinued
Jan-68 HAN9 72163G GAN4 60871G First cars built in 1968
Jan-69 HAN9 79236G GAN4 67989G First cars built in 1969
Oct-69 HAN9 85286G GAN4 74885G Final HAN9 and GAN4 versions
Sep-69 HAN10 85287G GAN5 74886G First HAN10 and GAN5 versions
Jan-70 HAN10 85410G GAN5 81049G First cars built in 1970
Aug-70 HAN10 86190G GAN5 88596G Last 1970 model followed by break in numbers
Jun-70 HAN10 86301G GAN5 89501G Numbers resart, first 1971 model
Dec-70 HAN10 86802G Healey name dropped
Jan-71 GAN5 96853G First car built in 1971
Jan-71 AAN10 86803G First Austin Sprite produced on 27 Jan Austin Sprite
Jul-71 GAN5 105146G Last 1971 model followed by break in numbers
May-71 GAN5 105501G Numbers restart, first 1972 Round Wheel Arch model on 10 May
Jul-71 AAN10 87824G Last Austin Sprite produced on 6 Jul
Jan-72 GAN5 113617G First car built in 1972
Jun-72 GAN5 123644G Last 1972 model followed by break in numbers
Jul-72 GAN5 123731G Numbers restart, first 1973 model on 13 Jul
Jan-73 GAN5 129951G First car built in 1973
Aug-73 GAN5 138753G Last 1973 model followed by break in numbers
Aug-73 GAN5 138801G Numbers restart, first 1974 model on 23 Aug
Jan-74 GAN5 144039G first car built in 1974
Oct-74 GAN5 153920G Last Round Wheel Arch Midget produced on 17 Oct
Nov-74 GAN6 154101G First car built on 19 Nov Midget 1500
Jan-75 GAN6 156670G First car built in 1975
Mar-75 GAN6 160160G First Californian Midget 1500
Apr-75 GAN6 162100G Jubilee Edition built on 30 Apr
Aug-75 GAN6 166193G Last 1975 model followed by break in numbers
Aug-75 GAN6 166301G First 1976 model
Jan-76 GAN6 171356G First car built in 1976
Jan-76 GAN6 181663G Last 1976 model followed by break in  numbers
Aug-76 GAN6 182001G First 1976 ‘1/2’ model
Dec-76 GAN6 187529G Last 1976 ‘1/2’ model followed by break in numbers
Dec-76 GAN6 188001G First 1977 model built on 14 Dec
Jan-77 GAN6 188820G First car built in 1977
Oct-77 GAN6 198804G Last 1977 model followed by break in numbers
Aug-77 GAN6 200001G First 1978 model built on 24 Aug
Jan-78 GAN6 204350G First car built in 1978
Jun-78 GAN6 210870G Last 1978 model followed by break in numbers
May-78 GAN6 212001G First 1979 model built on 9 May
Jan-79 GAN6 219817G First car built in 1979
Oct-79 GAN6 229001G First of the final black batch built on 3 Oct
Dec-79 GAN6 229500G Last of the black batch built on 6 Dec
Dec-79 GAN6 229526G Last Midget produced on 7 Dec, finished in black and retained by manufacturer