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Baby Baracuda: 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

When production of the Sunbeam Alpine Convertible ended in 1968, many people thought that it was the end of the line for the famous name. However, it was a mere 12-months later that the Sunbeam Alpine badges again appeared,… 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»

Go Get ‘Em Tiger: 1967 Sunbeam Tiger

Located in Gardena, Ca and for sale here on eBay is a little classic that beautifully combines my love of British marques with my love for the American Ford V8. Possessing a clear title and a BIN of $82,000… more»

20 Years Parked: 1963 Sunbeam Alpine

While it’s no Tiger, the Sunbeam Alpine is an attainable classic that checks many boxes for a vintage roadster. Having had some seat time in one, I can attest they are not all that quick (buy a Tiger is… more»

Baby Cobra: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

First off, yes, this is a real 1965 Sunbeam Tiger with documentation, not a converted Alpine. And while the original engine has been pulled from the car, it does come with it. It’s listed for auction¬†here on eBay¬†and already… more»

Unbelievable Survivor: 1967 Sunbeam Tiger

This 1967 Sunbeam Tiger is listed for $154,995. That’s not a misprint, but this is also one of the most original ones I can recall seeing in the last few years. In general, most of the Tigers we encounter… more»

Rear Engined by Rootes: 1965 Hillman Imp

A few years ago, I visited a Vermont junkyard being cleaned out, with a whole section full of $500 project vehicles. We wrote about it more than once, and here’s my recounting of the day. One of the cars… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1967 Sunbeam Alpine

SOLD – Who here hasn’t dreamed of owning a Shelby Cobra? They are incredible machines that will sadly cost you an arm and a leg. Which just so happens to be the main reason Sunbeam Tigers have also gone… more»

Sunbeam Ambush: A Tiger & Three Alpines

As the resident Barn Finds British car nut, I often find myself looking over submitted Anglo-oriented finds and trying to figure out what I’d do if they were mine. That happened right away once I saw this Sunbeam collection… more»