Sunbeam Alpine Series I 1959-60
See specifications and an old advert below illustration
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Sunbeam Alpine Series I 1959-60 specifications

4 cylinder in-line, OHV
3 bearing crankshaft
Displacement: 1,494cc
Bore: 79mm (3.11in)
Stroke: 76.2mm (3in)
Compression ratio: 9.2 to 1
Valves: 2 per cylinder
Carbs: 2 x Zenith 36 WIP2 downdraught
Power output: 78bhp at 5,300rpm
Maximum torque:89.5lb/ft at 3,400rpm

Maximum speed: 101mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 14secs
Fuel consumption: approx 25.5mpg

4-speed manual,
Syncromesh on 2nd, 3rd and top
Rear wheel drive

Pressed steel monocoque based on minx related Hillman Husky floorpan with cruciform underbracing for stiffness

Hydraulic Girling, Front: disc
Rear: drum

Burman F-type recirculating ball Recirculating ball, F-type

Front: Coil with telescopic damper
Rear: Semi-elleptic leaf
with lever-arm damper

4 stud, 560 x 13in pressed steel
Wire wheels option

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 86in
Track front: 51in
Track rear: 48.5in
Overall length: 155.3in
Overall width: 60.5in
Overall height: 51.5in
Ground Clearance: 4.3in
Unladen weight: 18.75cwt
Fuel tank: 9 Imp. gals

Alpine Production 1959-68
Series I: 11,904
SeriesII: 19,956
Total of all Alpine Series (I-VI): 69,251

Series I prices new in 1960
£971 10s 10d inc. tax (£286 10s 10d)
Extras: overdrive £60 4s 2d inc. tax
Wire wheels £38 5s inc. tax
Hard Top £60 inc. tax
Tonneau cover £10 inc. tax