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 S7 1954 500cc
This motorcycle was restored 30 years ago and the restoration has been made by high skilled technicians with a very long experience in this type of motorcycles, as I use for my other private collection restored motorcycles. The total engine, gearbox, .....
This 1966 Sunbeam Tiger is a very desirable find just out of a large British car collection. Red with black interior and a 289 engine installed, this Tiger is a good presentable driver and a great buy for only $36,500
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 itís 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 .....
This is an interesting informative colour sales folder for a 1954 Sunbeam Mark 3 Sports Saloon and Sports Convertible.
It lists the full specification, including that of the Laycock-de Normanville Overdrive which was sold as an extra.
The condition is pretty good apart from a couple of 1cm. tears .....
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 .....
Immaculate 1928 Sunbeam 350cc,
only two previous owners, ex museum display, everything works as it should,
even the original electric lighting & electric horn,
runs well, 3 speed hand gear change,
real conversation starter, everybody I meet seems to have owned one, or knows someone
who has .....
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
Mass Racing Engine 170bhp Last Built In 2016.
Modified Rear Axle
4 Wheel Disc Brakes.
Former AMOC Champion
Road Registered With V5c
Engine Invoice & Dyno Sheet
History & Invoices