1967 Rootes Group Sunbeam Tiger Series II Convertible
- Condition: Used
- Make: Other Makes
- Model: Sunbeam
- SubModel: Series II
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Tiger
- Year: 1967
- Mileage: 43,314
- VIN: B382100516LRXFE
- Color: Embassy Black
- Engine size: 289ci V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gas
- Transmission: 4 Speed
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Options: Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1967 Other Makes Sunbeam Series II1967 Rootes Group Sunbeam Tiger Series II Convertible
Very rare Mark II 289 V8! Represents one of only 536 produced! Beautiful kept and tastefully upgraded with Offenhauser aluminum intake and Holley 4 barrel carburetion! Finished in Embassy Black over black interior, hitewall tires, actory style hubcaps, urled walnut dash, nd more! Superb appearance, uper fun, nd very quick! Excellent investment!
With the sale of the Rootes Group Sunbeam Alpine positioned as a fine touring automobile, outhern California Sunbeam-Talbot sales manager, an Garrad, eeded to offer a product more suited for sports car enthusiasts often visiting their showrooms. Efforts to build a car that could attract these young, erformance minded individuals went to successful design and performance team, helby American! It was already well known that they could shoe-horn V8 horsepower into just about anything you asked them to, o the Ford 260ci V8 was selected for its size and ample power output. It was tucked into the small English chassis with only a “few” refinements to the engine bay and firewall, nd the “baby Cobra” was born with the official name Tiger! Although, he contract to actually construct them was left to English manufacturer, ensen.
A revised vision of the original coded the Mk1A was produced from August 1965 through February 1966 with production totaling just 2,706 units. Final year Mark II examples were unique because Rootes was now fully owned by Chrysler, o changes were made to hide the fact a one-year only 289ci V8 Ford power plant was hidden beneath the bonnet. A new egg crate grill, inyl body side “speed” stripes instead of trim, unbeam emblems for the hood & trunk, nd special stainless steel fender trim was added to highlight the wheel arches define these Mark II from all others. A Chrysler emblem graces the passenger side lower fender, nd production ceased at 536 units when the last of the Ford engines were used from the supply. Today, ecause of their rarity, hey are the most cherished and desired for collectors worldwide!
Finished in Embassy Black over black interior, his stunning 1967 Sunbeam Tiger is in remarkable condition! Under the hood lies a stout 289ci V8-4V engine mated to the original Top-loader 4-speed manual transmission (HEH-CF 010453) gripping the ground through the factory 2.88 rear end (code B67 387) according the to original, actory Jensen ledger entry. Options include correct 13” steel wheels with polished wheel covers with new BF Goodrich whitewall tires measuring 6.00-13 4-ply, urled walnut dash, miths electric clock, ahogany steering wheel & shift handle, aegar instrumentation, ocking center console, irling front disc brakes, albot-style rearview mirror, indshield washer, oft boot cover!
This sharp 1967 Sunbeam Tiger Mark II was recently allocated with just 43,314 original miles! Our ownership history dates back to 1987 when purchased by Tom Myer of Mentor, H. He luckily found this beautifully preserved, ow mileage convertible tucked into a barn while working for an auction company seeking rare horse-drawn carriages. As a mechanic by trade, e successfully completed a frame off restoration to ensure all cosmetics and mechanicals were back to original condition. Once completed, t was enjoyed sparingly with only several hundred miles added to the odometer. It was sold again in early 1992 due to a divorce settlement. It went on to another Ohio collector, nthony Lopardo, ith 41,975 miles on the odometer who maintained possession for the next 22 years. While in his care, e had the car professionally repainted once again in 2011. It sold to a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealer, erry Goetzman, n Mount Vernon, H in 2014 with 43,305 actual miles in October 2014 as a wonderful showroom conversation piece.
Now ours to showcase, e are very proud to have such a prize in our showroom and invite serious investors to stop in for a closer look! It possesses correct and special characteristics a Tiger Mark II should showcase including the steel-sealed rear package tray unique only to Mark II’s because of the electric fuel pump being moved to the trunk for the first time, nd no longer requiring a hinged access panel. All original Triplex front and side window glass remains. It has been documented in the Rootes Group Sunbeam Tiger Registry since 1989. Recent servicing includes rebuilt found end with new upper & lower ball joints, way bar bushings, control arm bushings. The front brakes have new braided stainless steel lines, ebuilt calipers, otors & brake pads. It does possess a couple of modifications that include a classic Offenhauser aluminum intake & Holley 600cfm carburetor, anually actuated electric cooling fan, emoval of the Girling brake booster (included), pen-element air cleaner, nd Clarion AM/FM/Cassette player mounted under the dash. Cars of this caliber are rare, nd continuing to rise in value even in a slow market. Act quickly, nd please feel welcome to call with additional questions! Thanks for looking!IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS:
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- Price: $129,900
- VIN: B382100516LRXFE
- Cylinders: 8
- Title: Clear/ MO
- Exterior Color: Embassy Black
- Engine: 289ci V8
- Transmission: 4-Speed
- Mileage: 43,314
- Interior Color: Black
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