Sunbeam

Big Power, Small Package: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

It’s a simple idea: take a light sports car and swap its original engine for a big American V8. And while it might not be the textbook example, this 1965 Sunbeam Tiger illustrates the point beautifully. This diamond in… more»

Shed Find: 1962 Sunbeam Alpine

An honest  shed find with a price that’s hard to beat, this 1962 Sunbeam Alpine is advertised here on Facebook Marketplace. Located in Coolville, Ohio, and with an asking price of just $500, it’s hard to see how an… more»

Ready To Enjoy! 1966 Sunbeam Alpine Series V

What do you do when you want a Shelby Cobra but can’t afford one? You buy a Sunbeam Tiger! But what do you do when you want a Tiger and can’t afford it? You buy the car it was… more»

289-Equipped: 1966 Sunbeam Tiger

It seems that Britain’s Lord Rootes was no stranger to odd business decisions. He famously turned down the opportunity to take over Volkswagen at no cost following World War II. He could see no benefits in manufacturing the Beetle… more»

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»

Montana Fastback: 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

UPDATE: this one was previously posted by Barn Finds writer extraordinaire, Todd Fitch, as shown here. The seller’s listing teases us with an opening photo showing a beautiful car in perfect condition and it sure looks like that’s very… more»

Rare Fastback! 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

With a mere 4000 or so exported to America (according to the seller), the Sunbeam Alpine GT makes a rare site indeed. This 1969 specimen in West Bloomfield, Michigan is presented as having “no rust,” and would certainly make… 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»

Mini Competitor? 1963 Sunbeam Imp Mark I

Between a Mini and this 1963 Sunbeam Imp Mark I, there’s no question which one I’d want. This one, no really! I like my vehicles on the quirky side whenever possible and a rear-engine rear-drive car with the name… 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»

Rare Barn Find: 1950 Sunbeam Talbot Alpine Mk I

Now we’re talkin’, a for-real barn find in an actual barn – that’s a perfect image! Now the description is a bit confusing as this car is referred to as a Sunbeam Talbot Alpine and that’s close but not… more»

Almost A Driver: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Project!

It seems like the majority of Sunbeam Tiger projects we post are long-dead projects, with a scant few appearing as well-preserved survivors that carry a big-time price tag. Finally, we have one that is pleasingly in the middle, a… more»

347 Stroker: 1967 Sunbeam Tiger Mk II

Classic British sports cars from the 1950s and 1960s generally weren’t blessed with vast amounts of horsepower, but there were a few notable exceptions. When the decision was made to shoehorn a Ford V8 into a modified Sunbeam Alpine,… more»