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Sunbeam Alpine 1500 — 1961

James bonds first company car.

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"A wonderful classic small English sports car in original design"

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"A wonderful classic small English sports car in original design"

Description

Sold new to a customer from Gothenburg in 1961. The car has only been driven 71,000 km thanks to it being garaged during the years 1978 - 2015.

Technical data

  • Year
    1961/1961 
  • Registration date
    1961-01-01 
  • Mileage
    71 000 km 
  • Registration Number
    BFS178 
  • Chassis Number
    B9003290LRO 
  • Kw / hp
    59 / 83 
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol 
  • Transmission
    Manual 
  • Interior finish
    Leather 
  • Colour
    Red 

Condition

  • Mechanical condition:

    Good technical condition. The engine starts easily and runs fine.

  • Interior condition:

    The interior is also in good condition. However, seams the split on driver and passenger seats. The temperature and petrol meter slow low readings

  • Exterior condition:

    The car gives a good overall impression with small paint scratches and marks are present. Cabriolet roof is in good condition.

  • General condition:

    The car has been renovated between 2013-2015is, and come with complete ownership history. Service book and manuals etc. come with the car

MOT (tech. insp.)

Fordonsstatus: Itrafik 2015-06-15
Ursprungsbesiktning: 1961-01-01 (regbes)
Datum i trafik första gången: 1961-01-01
Senast godkända besiktning: 2017-06-20
Besiktigad tom: Besiktningsbefriad
Årsskatt: Skattebefriad
Antal ägare: 6

Facts about the model

Produktionsstart för Alpine "Series I" var 1959.
Series I använde en 1 494 cc 4-cylindrig motor som designades av Loewy Studios för Rootes Group. Bilen använde många komponenter från andra bilar inom Rootes Group och då främst Sunbeam Rapier. Bottenplattan är modifierad från en Hillman Husky, med skivbromsar fram. Bilen beställdes med overväxel.
En öppen bil med overväxel testades av den brittiska tidningen
The Motor 1959. Den hade en topphastighet på 160,1 km/h och kunde accelerera från 0–60 mph (97 km/tim) på 13,6 sekunder.
En bränsleförbrukning på 0,9l/mil registrerades.
Testbilen kostade 1031 £ inklusive skatter.
11 904 exempel av ”series I” producerades.
Mest känd är Sunbeam Alpine för att den det var en första James Bond bilen. Den var med i filmen Dr. No (Agent 007 med rätt att döda) från 1962.

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