Tiger Fever

From Rootes Review Vol. 10, #7, July 1985 by George Roberts Sigmund Freud would have had a field day psychoanalyzing a Sunbeam Tiger owner. Are we normal or are we mentally unbalanced? There is a shroud over the… Read More

The Tiger and the Snake

From Rootes Review Vol. 10, #7, July 1985 The following is a fictitious story written for the TE/AE membership. by Ted McClintock This was a mission of mercy for Alan Davidson and his 1967 Sunbeam Tiger. He bounded… Read More

A Wild But True Car Story

From Rootes Review Vol 9, #8, 1984 by Bruce Johnson We have all heard those ridiculous and corny stories about finding Dusenbergs in barns, haven’t we? How about the old lady who advertised her deceased son’s ’53 Corvette… Read More

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #5, May 1980 by Jim Anderson There’s going to be a celebration at our house. Nothing big, just a few friends to note a landmark. The reliable friend in the garage is turning… Read More

Los Angeles Tiger

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 by Alex Gabbard Reprinted by permission from The Shelby American Shelby had built his prototype Tiger so well that little was changed when it went into production. Even with extensive… Read More

New Sunbeam Tigers?

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 by Alex Gabbard Reprinted by permission from The Shelby American Well, we know the Tiger is dead. No more do the factories at Conventry roll out those superb GT cars…. Read More

The Flowering of the Alpine

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #6, September 1978 Outwardly, 1961 was not a year of big changes in the Rootes line. The new 1961 models were introduced in September of 1960 (usual Rootes policy). On the exterior there… Read More

The Return of the Alpine

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #3, May 1978 by Jan Eyerman In July of 1959 the Rootes Group announced their first counter-attack in the rapidly escalating compact car war. Back in the late fifties the increasing competition of… Read More

Overdriven Tiger

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #2, March/April 1978 by Bernard Clarke The Sunbeam Tiger Owners Club England Appeared First in The Cats Whiskers, Issues 2 and 3 The Club Publication of The Sunbeam Tiger Owners Club, England In… Read More

On Guard, the Story of the Rapier

From Rootes Review: Vol 3, No. 1 January/February 1978 Jan Eyerman The Rootes brothers were aware by the early fifties that a replacement for the “90” would be necessary. Both the engine and the chassis were becoming obsolete…. Read More