Tiger Prototype

The Prototype Tiger Thanks to Curt Bowland for finding this story.   Check it out for some details on the development of the Tiger.

Some Rootes Group History

from the April 2008 RootesReview: The Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, began a car sales business after the First World War. They built a successful dealership in Kent before setting up shop in Long Acre, London. They took… Read More

Rootes Special Alpine Accessories

by Tom Wiencek in the May 1996 RootesReview Special accessories to personalize your Rootes vehicle were available from the introduction of the Alpine. Most people are familiar with the options installed at the factory. These included wire wheels,… Read More

FIELD GUIDE TO SUNBEAM ALPINES

by Rex Funk in the May 1995 RootesReview: Short diagonal lines on the drawings point to important identification features for each car. SERIES I High fins, angled like ’57 Chevy Low (4″) roll-up window guide post Horizontal spare… Read More

The Los Angeles Tiger (LAT)

When fitted with the proper equipment, the Tiger became a true racer and could dominate an event while putting some of Europe’s finest to shame. This proper equipment was available from the beginning for the Tiger and was designated as LAT meaning Los Angeles Tiger.

Sunbeam Venezia 50th Birthday

Marks the start of the Venezia Registry September 12, 2013 Exactly 50 years ago, an interesting event took place in Venice, Italy. On a barge, a Sunbeam Venezia was transported to the Piazza San Marco to be presented… Read More

Hillman Parts

Tips for Minx Series parts,  most taken from postings to the Hillman Listserve.* The information has no guarantee of any kind, implied or otherwise. Hillman Series Minx Replacement Parts and Interchangeability Information http://www.whatsahillman.com/parts.html Check out the  rest of… Read More

Humber Photos

Photos courtesy of Robert Jaarsma

How do I know my Tiger is real?

A visitor asked: How do you verify that a Tiger is for real and not a fake? The easiest way to identify a “real” Tiger is to determine if it has been authenticated by the TAC process.* If… Read More

The Harrington LeMans

by Tony Inzana The Sunbeam Harrington LeMans, which some of you remember appeared in our newsletter as a Road & Track road test reprint several issues ago, arrived officially on the English motoring scene in December, 1961, at… Read More