In 1956 Kenneth Howes and Jeff Crompton were tasked with designing a dedicated sports car aimed principally at the US market. In 1959 Rootes launched the Alpine Series 1, 2-seater sports convertible.
The Alpine was produced in four subsequent revisions until 1968. Total production numbered around .....
Sunbeam Rapier Fastback.
Converted to automatic due to health reasons.
Power steering conversion.
Polybushed front end
New ball joints
New steering drag link
New steering idler
5 stud wheel conversion,
Capri vented disc & calipers
Ford RS2000 3.54 .....
A truly lovely car, resplendent in deep maroon with contrasting black wings and roof.
This car is registered on it’s original number, FS 7557, and has the 8/11/1933 as the date of first registration.
Powered by a lusty six cylinder engine of 2366cc and mate to a four speed, right hand gear change .....
Sunbeam Alpine GT 9167. Converted to roadster an using original hood frame. 43000 miles with history. Excellent useable condition. Had sills in past, but no other repairs. Mechanically good, fitted overdrive. Really good car needing only very minor cosmetic improvements. MOT'd June 2019, currently on .....
I want to sell my Fastback, first registration 01.10.1968, mainly because of my age and also that I am too accustomed with my Rover 75 Connoisseur. Honestly said, I have become afraid to use the Rapier without all the modern comfort.
I bought it in November 2013 in the Newton Steward. My wife and .....
The Alpine was produced in five different series from 1956 until 1968. Total production numbered around 70,000. Production stopped shortly after the Chrysler takeover of the Rootes Group.
This is a 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Series V GT owned by the vendor for the last six years. He has known the .....
LHD Rapier IIIA with original 39000mls. All original
works and drives flawlesly.
Any inspection is welcome.
Only two owners.
Also available new spares,spare new body panels and spare doors.
The Sunbeam Tiger was developed by the Rootes Group and Carroll Shelby as a budget alternative for the AC Cobra 289. By changing the engine from the Alpine by the Ford small block V8 260Ci, they created quite a spectacular sportscar. Most of the Tigers went to the USA, but it remained quite rare with .....
1963 Sunbeam Rapier 3A Convertible Rootes Group
Registration number: 8019PK
A once in a life time opportunity to acquire a UNIQUE factory special 1963 Rootes group Sunbeam Rapier 3A convertible. This superb example will grace any collection, in this condition they are very rare and almost impossible .....
Here we have a rare Sunbeam Alpine GT 1725cc with overdrive from factory,89k miles,previous owner fitted original hood frame and hood,I had the battery replaced car starts on the key,carbs rebuilt with geniune parts,there is fuel leak on the T piece so can't have it running for long (will replace this),new .....
very rare auto,in good unrestored condition,never been welded and has a new 12 month mot.only modification is weber carb replacing solex,which comes with car.has 4 recent tyres it runs very well and easy to drive.mileage 92k.in manchester area.viewing anytime
We are proud to offer this stunning 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Roadster.
This special model was built from 12/1966-1997 production number where around 568 all fitted with 4.7 V8 Ford engine.
These were all made with a jal tag matching to the vin and engine number to authenticate them.
The car is a .....
1921 Sunbeam 24hp 4.5 Litre Saloon
Chassis Number 24/7052/21
Registration Number: L9897
A very rare survivor with a delightfully original & period feel to it excepting the brand new carpets & hide to the seats.
L9897 was purchased new from Howells of Cardiff by the Lord-Lieutenant of Glamorganshire, .....
This car will be sold at Brightwells Classic Car & Bike Auction in Bicester on 24th October 2018 along with over 80 other classic vehicles. Estimate No Reserve. For more pictures and a full description, please visit www.brightwells.com and click on ‘Classic Motoring’. Please get in touch if you wish .....
Finished in Carnival Red with Black trim piped red. Original UK car, been overseas most of it life and kept rust free. Overdrive and wire wheels. Exceptional condition and drives very well.
For more pictures of this stunning car please visit our website of www.kimcairnsclassics.co.uk
This charming 1967 Sunbeam Alpine with 2 tops is available in dark blue with black interior. It comes equipped with a manual transmission, dual Zenith carburetors, solid wheels and includes the spare tire. A very clean and presentable vehicle which has had the same owner for many years. The Sunbeam .....
H&H Classics Limited - An Auction at The Imperial War Museum, Duxford
Tuesday 16th October 2018 from 12:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 17th October 2018 from 09:00
Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 13:00
Estimate: £50,000 - £60,000
For more information and images on this .....