Here's a photo out
of some sort of ID 'all the worlds sport scars' type book. No
wonder they didn't sell many!
Now THIS is better...see
what I mean about the whitewalls? And no roadster looks good with
the top up!
Now this really
IS a sportscar! Look at those snappy helmets you had to wear!
A big download here
so you can read the copy...a color advertisment. Note the optional
Here are some toy
Last modified May 21,2000
Here are some pictures
and toys of how the Sunbeam-Talbot Alpine appeared to the consuming
public at the time it was being produced, and a few remembering
it. (It may be that I have lifted some of these images off of
other sites...if so my apologies. I don't seem to be able to
find them again with the standard search engines...Please contact
me if this has happened, and I'll link to your page or remove
The cover of Road
and Track Magazine (December 1953).
the cover of Thouroughbred and Classic Cars (Nov 1984)
No one seems to know
exactly where this came from...it's a very handsome brochure
of some sort, perhaps published as an extra in a magazine surveying
all the sportscars? Any help here? It was auctioned off on Ebay...
"To Catch a
Thief" 1955 (with comments)
Someone even made a stamp of the Sports.