Sunbeam Alpine (1959-60)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.


Bore & Stroke 79mm x 76.2mm
Displacement 1494cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
30-50 lb./sq. in. at 50 mph

Fuel Supply


Carburetor Twin Zenith 36WIP2
Choke 28 mm
Main Jet 130
H/S bleed 100
Slow Running
Pump jet


Intake tappet clearance 0.012″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.014″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Timing wheels
Intake valve opens 14° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.016″
Plug gap 0.025″
Ignition timing indication Pulley and pointer
Ignition timing 5° – 7° BTDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck 8″ dia.
Clutch linings Borglite


Brake type Girling Hydraulic: disc at front; drum at rear
Brake linings DON 24 (front)
DON 55 (rear)

Wheel Alignment

Toe-OUT 18” (Laden to gap gauges)
Camber +0° 45′ ± ¼° (Laden to gap gauges)
Caster angle +4° 41′ (Laden to gap gauges)
King pin angle 5° 15′ ± ¼° (Laden to gap gauges)