Protein cure: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger

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The intent of many car builders during the 60s and 70s was to build beautiful, powerful but not overly expensive cars, and there was only one way to achieve this.

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In fact, the solution consisted of coupling a European body, generally more suited to a sports car, to an American engine that, although not technically sophisticated, combined strength, power and reliability at a low cost. From this starting point cars like this Sunbeam Tiger were born.

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In the specific case, this Tiger is equipped with its original engine which, however, has benefited from a protein cure: it is in fact passed from the original displacement of 260 ci to 289 ci, the heads come from a 302 ci engine, there are hotter cams in addition to a long list improvements performed a little everywhere. The rims are not original as well as painting, however “the meat” is there, together with an fair price. Find it for sale at $39,500 here in Holliston, MA.

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