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"SunbeamAlpine1990"
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John P
New member from Rosedale, MD, USA   USA
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Latest post by 1980e12mpl
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1967 Sunbeam Alpine "Britany"
Registry updated by Judy Butler
"My Sunbeam Son"
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Judy Butler
New member from Birmingham, AL, USA   USA
"racerstock"
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Sean Lambert
New member from Centennial, CO, USA   USA
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"telahood"
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Tom LaHood
New member from Omaha, NE, USA   USA
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Latest post by DustDevil
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1962 Sunbeam Alpine
Registry updated by Anthony A
Sun April 2, 2006
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Mounting Tires the DIY Way
Article new comment or rating by Skye Nott   Webmaster CAN
New topic by Pacerick
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Titled 64 but has twin Strombergs
New topic in the Alpine Club Forum, May 29 11:08 ago
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1966 Sunbeam Alpine For Sale   USA
Registry updated by Steve Myers   Silver Member
Thu May 13, 2010
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Bleeding The Hydraulic Clutch System
Article new comment or rating by Mike Maddux   USA
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1966 Sunbeam Alpine
Registry created by Charles Ryff
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Latest post by TigerDan
Tiger wheel stud bolt pattern ?
Reply in the Tiger Club Forum, May 22 08:43 ago
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1962 Sunbeam Alpine
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Latest post by lovebird281947
sunbeam newbe in st. louis
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Vehicle VIN location- Alpine
New topic in the Alpine Club Forum, Apr 30 10:25 ago
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New Purchase?
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64-67 Alpine parts [MA, USA]
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Thu February 6, 2014
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SU Fuel Pump Troubleshooting Guide
Article new comment or rating by Dave DuBois   Gold Member USA
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Latest post by hump2
Fuel Leak at back of Carb
Reply in the Alpine Club Forum, Apr 13 14:34 ago
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Latest post by TulsaAlpine
Please Save This one!
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Latest post by Timberrick
block ID ?
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Latest post by Alpine65
'65 series overdrive
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Tiger Transmission Mount Bracket
New topic in the Tiger Club Forum, Feb 16 08:55 ago
Sun April 2, 2006
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Leather Care for Classic Cars
Article new comment or rating by Rick Lindsay   USA
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70 ALPINE COUPE/GT
New topic in the Alpine Club Forum, Jan 30 14:02 ago
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Latest post by TigerDan
Engine swap
Reply in the Alpine Club Forum, Jan 14 21:43 ago
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Latest post by CountVitriol
Sat February 10, 2007
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Wrench and Socket Reference
Article new comment or rating by Dave DuBois   Gold Member USA
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Jun 23 All British Spring-into-Summer Car Show and Rally 444 East Dual Blvd, Isanti, MN, USA
Jun 24 Brits By The Bay Harford Vineyards & Winery, 1311 W. Jarrettsville Rd., Forest Hill, MD, USA
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Jul 08 Brits on the Beach Transfer Beach, Ladysmith, BC, Canada
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Jul 11 BritishV8 Meet Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn, Dayton, OH, USA
Jul 14 British Motoring Festival King's-Edgehill School, Windsor, NS, Canada
Jul 21 Cold Lake Air Show & Classic Cars Four Wing Cold Lake, Air Force Base, Cold Lake, AB, Canada
Jul 28 BCNH Show of Dreams Hills House, 211 Derry Rd, Hudson, NH, USA
Jul 28 Brits In Hudson Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, OH, USA
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Sunbeam Sportscars Introduction

Sunbeam was a marque registered by John Marston Co. Ltd of Wolverhampton, England, in 1888. The company first made bicycles, then motorcycles and cars from the late 19th century until about 1936, and applied the marque to all three forms of transportation. A Sunbeam was the first British car to win a Grand Prix race, and set a number of land speed records. In 1935 the company was purchased by the Rootes Group, which continued to use the Sunbeam marque and produced some of their most popular models such as the Tiger and Alpine.

In 1938 Rootes created a new marque called Sunbeam-Talbot which combined the quality Talbot coachwork and the current Hillman and Humber chassis and was assembled at the Talbot factory in London.

The Sunbeam Alpine is a sporty two-seat open car from Rootes Group's Sunbeam car marque. The original was launched in 1953 as the first vehicle from Sunbeam-Talbot to bear the Sunbeam name alone since the 1935 takeover of Sunbeam and Talbot by the Rootes Group. Muscle car version of the later versions were also built, as the Sunbeam Tiger featuring Ford's new 164 hp (122 kW) 260 cu in (4.3 L) Windsor V8 engine. The Tiger was widely known from the opening credits of the television series Get Smart, as Agent Maxwell Smart's car.

Chrysler purchased a controlling stake of the Rootes Group in 1964. The Tiger was dropped in 1967 after an abortive attempt to fit it with a Chrysler engine, and the Hillman Imp–derived Stiletto disappeared in 1972. The last Sunbeam produced was the "Rootes Arrow" series Alpine/Rapier fastback (1967–76), after which Chrysler, who had purchased Rootes, disbanded the marque.

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