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»

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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»

Big Motor, Little Car: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

The Sunbeam Tiger is one of the most iconic recipes for dropping a big, powerful V8 in a small, lightweight roadster and seeing what sort of fun ensues. While it’s certainly a formula that has been imitated for eons,… 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»

Spotless And Original: 1966 Sunbeam Tiger

One characteristic of British sports cars from the 1950s and 1960s that is often criticized is the lack of engine power. Thanks to some inter-continental cooperation, the Sunbeam Tiger managed to address that issue in no uncertain terms. This… more»

Stored For 37 Years! Sunbeam Alpine

Every so often, we are presented with a barn find that makes us think and wonder what the previous owners were thinking, and this little British coupe is one of those. It’s up for bids here on eBay out… more»

READER AD: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Project

What Makes It Special? This Tiger was stored in a barn with the top on it since 1986. Fairly complete, less engine. The previous owner bought in North Carolina and then drove to Texas. Two weeks later the engine… 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»

READER AD: 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Series V

Introduced in 1965, the Sunbeam Alpine Series V remained in production until 1968. The Series V included a number of minor trim and cosmetic changes over its predecessor, but the big news was under the hood. The Series V… 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»

Real Deal: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Project

While I spend a fair amount of time in junkyards, I haven’t gotten to the point where I’m inspecting pillaged bodies up close or cleaning off distorted body tags to ascertain the VIN and original options. This level of… more»

Unrestored Black Plate: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

The listing for this 1965 Sunbeam Tiger is short and to the point, but if the seller’s words are to be accepted as gospel truth, there’s really not much to say. This is a claimed survivor-grade Tiger, with a… more»

Cool Commer Project: 1967 Sunbeam Funwagon

If there’s a more interesting name for a vehicle I can’t think of it right now, can you? This is a 1967 Sunbeam Funwagon and as you can see it’s without the fun part, as in the camper on… more»

Long Storage Survivor: 1965 Sunbeam Alpine

Whenever you come across a Sunbeam Alpine at a car event they are well liked but everyone leads on to explain about it’s similar twin brother the Tiger. While this Alpine has been stored for many years, the body… more»

Truck Loads of Spares: 1967 Sunbeam Alpine

This Sunbeam Alpine holds a lot of promise as a project car that may only need some detail work to complete. You will find it listed for sale here on eBay. Located in Trumansburg, New York, it doesn’t have… 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»