Alpine

Super Clean Roadster! 1963 Sunbeam Alpine

The Sunbeam Alpine was a 2-seat British sports car produced by the Rootes Group from 1953-55 and again in 1959-68. The seller’s car is either a Series II or Series III model depending on when it was built in… more»

Two for One: 1966 and 1964 Sunbeam Alpines

Two cars for one price! These Sunbeam Alpines, one a 1966 and the other a 1964, are located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and advertised here on Craigslist. $5,500 takes the pair home. Many thanks to Chuck Foster for the tip!

Finishing Touches Required: 1963 Sunbeam Alpine

Some people hesitate to take on an unfinished restoration project. This attitude is easy to understand because sometimes such projects will house some nasty hidden secrets. That doesn’t appear to be the case with this 1963 Sunbeam Alpine. The… more»

Garage Find: 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Series V

Finding a classic car that has been parked for an extended period due to ill health can be heartbreaking. When the vehicle is an iconic British sports car that is structurally sound and presents well, that is doubly so…. more»

Barn Finds Exclusive: 1960 Sunbeam Alpine

So you’d like a British sports car, but it’s 1960 and you’re American, so it has to have tail fins. Well, problem solved, my friend: take a look at this Barn Finds Exclusive! This 1960 Sunbeam Alpine is located… more»

Two For One Sale! 1960’s Vintage Sunbeam Alpines

It’s a BOGO (Buy One Get One!). My local supermarket does it all the time, car sellers? Not so much so. But that’s the case here, purchase a 1964 Sunbeam Alpine and a ’66 (or maybe it’s a ’67)… more»

France’s Answer to the 911: 1987 Renault Alpine GTA Turbo

If you’re a weirdo like me, then you go out of your way to seek out the most bizarre and unique cars you can find. Corvettes and Mustangs are boring; they’re everywhere. DeLoreans are cool, but they’re so mainstream…. more»

Rare Alpine: 1966 Dinalpin A110

The Renault R8-based Alpine A110 staked its reputation as one of the hottest rally cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Its rear-engine layout made it something of a French answer to the Porsche 911. In addition to… more»

Rare in the U.S.: 1992 Renault Alpine GTA V6 Turbo

Talk about forbidden fruit: this 1992 Renault Alpine GTA Turbo is a rear-engined sports car that sadly never came stateside while in production. Thankfully, the 25 year rule means it’s now eligible for importation and it’s eons cooler than… more»

Cheap Roadster Project: 1968 Sunbeam Alpine

Well here’s an interesting one, though the listing description is a true exercise in minimalism. When first spied, I thought, “Hey, it’s an Agent 86 car” a nod to Maxwell Smart’s ride in the ’60s spoof TV series Get… more»

Storage Clean Out: 1961 Sunbeam Alpine

British sports cars from the 1950s and 1960s generally followed a simple recipe. The majority of those classics didn’t possess high horsepower engines, but they made up for this shortfall by being light and nimble. The Sunbeam Alpine is… more»

Baby Baracuda: 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

UPDATE 5/8/2020 – This rare Sunbeam Alpine GT has popped back up for sale, this time you can find it here on craigslist. Not much has changed since April of 2019, except for the price which has been massively… more»

1 of 500 Sold: 1965 Renault Alpine 110

This 1965 Renault Alpine A110 is listed for sale in Mexico, where the seller claims it was one of only about 500 cars sold there. I suspect this is one of the Mexican-built Dinalpin editions, as Renault contracted the… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1966 Sunbeam Alpine V6!

When it comes to engine swaps and the Sunbeam Alpine, most of us think of swapping a Ford 260 or 289 V8 into it to make a Tiger clone, but Reader Phil S went a different direction with this… more»

Sitting Since ’88: 1966 Sunbeam Alpine

Rolling off the production line in 1966, this Alpine was a Series V version, which remained in production from 1965 until 1968. With only 19,122 vehicles built for worldwide distribution during Series V production, the Series V represents one… more»

Tiger’s Little Brother: 1963 Sunbeam Alpine

A few weeks ago I wrote a story on a 1967 Sunbeam Tiger, so it seems fitting that today I have the opportunity to write about the car that the Tiger is descended from. Located in Sarasota, Florida and… more»