Sunbeam Alpine Series V

Petrol, Manual, White with Red Leather, 53,000 Miles


Vehicle Information - Sunbeam Alpine Series V

  • Body Saloon
  • Transmission Manual
  • Mileage 53,000 Miles
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Registered 1967
  • Doors 2
  • Engine Size 1.7L
  • Colour

About this Sunbeam Alpine Series V

In 1956 Kenneth Howes and Jeff Crompton were tasked with designing a dedicated sports car aimed principally at the US market. In 1959 Rootes launched the Alpine Series 1, 2-seater sports convertible. The Alpine was produced in four subsequent revisions until 1968. Total production numbered around 70,000 and this stopped shortly after the Chrysler takeover of the Rootes Group. The car made extensive use of components from other Rootes Group vehicles and was built on a modified floor-pan from the Hillman Husky estate car. The running gear came mainly from the Sunbeam Rapier, but with front disc brakes replacing the saloon car's drums. The final version had a new five-bearing 1,725 cc engine with twin Zenith-Stromberg Semi-downdraught Carburettors producing a claimed 93 bhp. Our example 1967 example is a lovely un-restored UK home market car, with five owners from new and 53,000 miles recorded; which although impossible to warrant is believed correct. Acquired by the most recent keeper in 1992 the car has been sparingly used but kept in constant on the road condition. We have a letter from the previous keeper stating: "We purchased the car in 1992. The car is one of the few original cars of this type remaining. I am a fitter by trade and have carried out all of the maintenance of the car. Being original to the best of my knowledge no rebuild has occurred, this being supported by the enclosed letter. The only changes are the original Stromberg twin carburettor has been changed for a Weber twin choke. The windscreen washer is no longer a 'pull-push' but is electric. The only other addition has been the Motorola Radio and Speaker. Due to circumstances the car has been little used over the last 15 years but has constantly been MOT tested." We can confirm that we have looked at the car, it drives superbly and has obviously been loved and cherished throughout its life..... WHEN OFFERING AND DESCRIBING A CAR THAT IS OVER TWENTY YEARS OLD WE HAVE TO RELY ON THE CAR’S HISTORY FILE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE PREVIOUS OWNER(S). WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO PASS THIS INFORMATION ON IN GOOD FAITH AND IS THEREFORE NOT PURPORTED TO BE A STATEMENT OF FACT. THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER MUST SATISFY THEMSELVES AS TO THE CONDITION AND FITNESS FOR USE OF THE VEHICLE. THIS DOES NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS.

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Tax (6/12mo) £145.75 / £265
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Engine Size 1.7L
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  • Seats 2
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Note: These figures show the typical specification for this vehicle, actual figures may vary.

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Arun Ltd makes every effort to ensure that the information on this advertisement is accurate. Specification of each car may vary from what is listed here. All statements as to provenance and condition are given as opinions only and are given in good faith. Please check with a member of staff before purchase.

Arun Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Indemnities may be required in certain circumstances. Finance is only available to persons aged 18 or over, subject to status. We work with a number of carefully selected lenders who may be able to offer you finance for your vehicle. We are only able to offer finance from these providers. Postal Address: Codmore Hill Garage, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1BQ

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