Blue Chip Hybrid: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

March 14, 2013 – 09:36 pm
Sunbeam Alpine Series I rearo

This 1965 Sunbeam Tiger is a restored example with all the features we would want, including a sharp color combo. The restoration includes nice details like an all-leather interior, wool carpeting, and a canvas top.  We don’t see many Tigers with cosmetics this impressive. Find it  here on eBay in Orlando, Florida with bidding above $25k and the reserve unmet.

Just over 7, 000 Tiger roadsters were built, and this one looks great in its deep blue paint and matching blue canvas top. The metal side molding helps elongate the short-wheelbase car visually, and just looks right . Alpines lack this trim piece, as do the Mk II Tigers. The Shelby wheels look very clean though not overly polished, and the ride height appears to be spot-on. The chrome headlight rings freak us out a bit on these early cars, but the overall level of this one’s cosmetics easily carries it.

The light grey wool carpeting and matching leather interior looks very well done and the restored factory steering wheel us awesome to see in place instead of the aftermarket items that were added to so many of these cars. The 66k miles on the clock registers on a speedometer that’s part of a set of  Jaeger gauges, all laid out nicely in the real wood instrument panel.

Source: The best vintage and classic cars for sale online | Bring a Trailer

harmonia mundi American Angels - Songs of Hope, Redemption, & Glory
Music (harmonia mundi)

My favorite car was a 67 Sunbeam Alpine

2006-08-23 10:50:30 by autotek

Got it in 68 with 12kmi.I put an Abarth exhaust onit.It had a hardtop for the winter and was warm and dry.In the spring I would take it off and drive with a tonneau cover so only the drivers area was open with the top down.The heater on full blast and I was comfortable.I put in a Blaupunkt AM/FM which was a bog deal back then.I has a bookshelf speaker for the rear seat.I would tune the radio in FM between stations and it would pick up the ignition system.I would accelerate with just the front speaker then at 4krpm turn on the rear speaker.It sounded like a jet taking off,especialy when I was stoned.

You might also like:

Part of your world reprise [ENGLISH FANDUB]
Part of your world reprise [ENGLISH FANDUB]
The Barbs - Massive Crush
The Barbs - Massive Crush
Sunbeam alpine starting from cold
Sunbeam alpine starting from cold

Bruce Reynolds, Audacious Mastermind of Great Train Robbery, Is Dead at 81  — New York Times
“I got my first car, it was a Triumph TR2, and then an Aston Martin, and I was having my suits made in Savile Row,” he recalled in a 1996 interview. He added ... Information about Mr. Reynolds's survivors, aside from his son, Nick, was not available ...

Something Special – 1954 Devin-Triumph  — Sports Car Digest
According to the seller, the 1953 Devin body was fitted onto a Triumph TR2 chassis in 1954 and raced intermittently during the late 1950s. It then passed through several hands before being fitted with a TR4 motor (which it still has, complete with ...

MZB Accessories Tub Time Tunes
Toy (MZB Accessories)
  • This set includes Xylophone, Drum, Sticks, and Flutes plus music sheets for each instrument on back
  • Xylophone and drums float on the water in the tub
  • Sounds great in & out of the tub
  • Durable & easy to clean
Larks - LITTLE SIDE CAR - 1951 HQ Upbeat!
Larks - LITTLE SIDE CAR - 1951 HQ Upbeat!
[Russian fandub] MLP:FiM The Crystal fair Song - CrySHL
[Russian fandub] MLP:FiM The Crystal fair Song - CrySHL
MLP: FiM[instrumental/karaoke] - FF (Reprise)+lyrics[DOWNLOAD LINK]
MLP: FiM[instrumental/karaoke] - BBBFF (Reprise)+lyrics[DOWNLOAD LINK]
Magnolia Home Entertainment Magic of Belle Isle
DVD (Magnolia Home Entertainment)
Crosley Crosley CR8006A-OR Songbird Radio - Orange
CE (Crosley)
  • AM/FM Alarm clock radio
  • Digital tuner
  • Dynamic full range speaker
  • Portable audio ready (simply plug in you portable device of MP3 player)
  • Wood style cabinet
in the 64 Sunbeam Tiger cruising at sunset
in the 64 Sunbeam Tiger cruising at sunset

Related posts:

  1. Buy in USA Sunbeam Alpine
  2. Tuning of Sunbeam Alpine
  3. Buying Sunbeam Alpine
  4. Race Sunbeam Alpine