– Not for release before 13:00 hours July 22nd, 1959
“ROOTES GROUP ANNOUNCE A NEW SPORTS CAR – THE BRILLIANT 1.5 LITRE SUNBEAM ALPINE
An entirely new, fast, well equipped sports car in the lower price range is announced by the Rootes Group.
Powered by a highly efficient 1.5 litre o.h.v. engine, the Sunbeam Alpine offers not only rapid acceleration up to 100 miles per hours, but admirable road holding and an exceptional degree of comfort.
It revives a name already engraved on the world’s major rally trophies, and has been developed to meet a growing demand for this type of car throughout the world.”
Press Release: 5 pages; 1mb; PDF
Specification: 3 pages; 0.6mb; PDF