For Sale: 1961 Sunbeam Alpine in Winter Garden, Florida

Vehicle Description

1961 Sunbeam Alpine Convertible, Series ll made from 1960 through 1963. A two-seater bucket seats sports roadster / drophead coupe that was produced by the Rootes Group from 1953 to 1955, and then 1959 to 1968. The original Alpine was launched in 1953 as the first vehicle from Sunbeam-Talbot to bear the Sunbeam name alone since Rootes Group bought Clement-Talbot. The Rootes Group or Rootes Motors Limited was a British automobile manufacturer. Run from London's West End, the manufacturer was based in the Midlands and the distribution and dealers business in the south of England. In the decade beginning 1928 the Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, made prosperous by their very successful distribution and servicing business, were keen to enter manufacturing for closer control of the products they were selling. One brother handled the powertrain, the other the steering and braking system. Luggage rack. Motored by an enlarged 1,592 cc (97.1 cu in) engine producing 80 BHP w K & N carburetors. A revised rear suspension, A Series II with hardtop w overdrive was tested by The Motor magazine in 1960, which recorded a top speed of 98.6 mph (158.7 km/h), acceleration from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 13.6 seconds and a fuel consumption of 31.0 miles per imperial gallon (9.1 L/100 km; 25.8 mpg-US). Soft -top (stored behind the small rear seat). High fins. Quarter-height window for guide post. Roll-up window rear edge angular. Gas Tanks in fins. All chrome bumper guard. Code 39 Carnival Red (red with a touch of orange) paint. Stringray fish mouth shaped front end, hooded headlights. Big tall elliptical taillight housing & lenses. Black stripes along the bottom underneath the doors. 2 tone Ivory and Black interior. T handle floor shift automatic transmission. Vinyl dash pad.. "Center Line" Mag wheels with mock knock off spinners. Black wall tires. This vehicle is either classic, antique, exotic, super rare, or all of the above. This vehicle is on consignment from a very large collection of vehicles. They are being sold as museum quality cars which means they may not run or drive and may not have run or driven in numerous years. The vehicles are of a condition where they would be on display in a museum. As museum pieces we were required to disconnect or remove batteries and drain fuel tanks. Once again, these vehicles have not been driven, or even started in quite some time. While we do our best to provide the highest quality muscle cars with an honest and reliable description and realize the importance of transparency when selling vehicles. That being said, we have not built, modified, changed or personally owned this vehicle. Whether this vehicle is consigned or owned by Past & Present Motor Cars we do not know the vehicles complete history since new. We want to be clear and try to answer any questions our customers might have prior to purchasing. Additionally, we not only welcome but we encourage 3rd party independent inspections. Please inquire prior to purchase to make sure the advertised vehicle has not already been sold. We list our vehicles on multiple websites and a vehicle can sell at any time. If a customer chooses to purchase sight unseen (many of our customers choose this option) the customer accepts the vehicle AS IS and WHERE IS and understands we cannot address concerns after purchase. For this reason, it's important all concerns are addressed prior to purchase. We make every effort to present accurate and reliable information, but use of this information is voluntary, and should only be deemed reliable after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, and timeliness. It is the sole responsibility of the customer to verify the existence of options, accessories and the vehicle condition before time of sale. Financing is Available with low rates and Vehicle Shipping is available from our Showroom to your Garage. A Classic Car Warranty is Available for Purchase from a 3rd Party. Please speak to our Sales Associate or Company Representative for more information. Our team is working and available anytime by Phone or Text for your convenience at 407-559-7759. Thank you for your interest!

Vehicle Details

  • 1961 Sunbeam Alpine
  • Listing ID: CC-1727623
  • Price: $10,961
  • Location:Winter Garden, Florida
  • Year:1961
  • Make:Sunbeam
  • Model:Alpine
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Ivory
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:73030
  • Stock Number:290LRX
  • VIN:SAM161B9009290LRX
Listed By:
Past and Present Motor Cars
738 Business Park Blvd.
Winter Garden, FL 34787

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