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Lot No. 521 - 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Mk1

Sold for: £35,520

The 'British Cobra', a UK/RHD example first registered to Rootes Ltd...   This lovely Mk1 Tiger 260 is powered by Ford's 4,261cc (260ci) Windsor unit  Originally registered to Rootes Ltd. on 29/03/1966, we believe as a demonstrator It was subsequently sold to a Mr Willey of Streetly, Sutton Coldfield The subject of a bare-metal repaint in 2014 and beautifully finished in navy blue The original black leather interior would benefit from further detailing  Holley 600 carburettors, Edelbrock inlet manifold, electric fan and stainless steel exhaust system  
Details Specification Condition Report
Year of manufacture:
1966
Make:
Sunbeam
Chassis number:
B9473747
# of cylinders:
8
Engine capacity:
4.3
Body colour:
Navy Blue
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
FOP 104D
Model:
Tiger Mk1
Engine number:
5456F21KA

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

76 / 135

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The interior is wonderfully original retaining its period wood-rim steering wheel.

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UK-supplied, right-hand drive 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Mk1, making it a relatively rare car. Interestingly, it was first registered to Rootes Ltd. themselves on 29/03/1966, we believe as a demonstrator. It was subsequently sold later that year to a Mr L. Willey of Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, as documented by the original registration document.

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