I get it. You’ve got to find room for the big Ford V6 that you’ve found to power your small British roadster…and that means a bigger hood. Never mind that Carroll Shelby was able to shove a 260-V8 (and later a 289) under the hood of a Sunbeam without resorting to proboscis monkey styled hood, but you’ve got the fiberglass skills and the time to kill. Find this 1967 Sunbeam Alpine offered for $13,500 in Stockton, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
The Sunbeam Alpine was a 4-cylinder powered British roadster sold by the Rootes Group back in the 60s. They even built a Carroll Shelby designed V8 version, the Tiger, but those are very expensive today and even total basket cases are astronomical. Why not try the middle ground: an Alpine converted to run a Ford […]