Sunbeam Tiger In Denver For Sale

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Powered by a 302 V8 engine with a Manual transmission. Red exterior. Black interior.

The Rootes Group (Hillman, Singer, Sunbeam, and Humber) was a successful player in the early foreign car movement in the U. S. They played it safe with small sedans like the Hillman Minx and the rather soft but pleasant Sunbeam Alpine sports car. The Alpine consistently sold well in the U. S. , but Rootes management was looking for something more exciting to appeal to the American youth and performance market. The Shelby Cobra of 1962 was the inspiration for the Sunbeam Tiger, and Rootes West Coast Director Ian Garrad was quick to understand the significance. At his leadership, two prototypes were constructed using Alpine shells, one by Carroll Shelby and the other by Ken Miles. After a test drive by Rootes himself, the project was given official blessing with Jensen Motors in West Bromwich, England, assembling the cars. Unlike the Cobra, the Tiger used a low-horsepower, 164-hp version of the Ford 260-c. i. small-block engine, and performance was relatively mild. It was enough to... See More

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