A Wild But True Car Story

From Rootes Review Vol 9, #8, 1984 by Bruce Johnson We have all heard those ridiculous and corny stories about finding Dusenbergs in barns, haven’t we? How about the old (more…)

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #5, May 1980 by Jim Anderson There’s going to be a celebration at our house. Nothing big, just a few friends to note a landmark. (more…)

Los Angeles Tiger

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 by Alex Gabbard Reprinted by permission from The Shelby American Shelby had built his prototype Tiger so well that little was changed (more…)

New Sunbeam Tigers?

From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 by Alex Gabbard Reprinted by permission from The Shelby American Well, we know the Tiger is dead. No more do the factories (more…)

The Flowering of the Alpine

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #6, September 1978 Outwardly, 1961 was not a year of big changes in the Rootes line. The new 1961 models were introduced in September of (more…)

The Return of the Alpine

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #3, May 1978 by Jan Eyerman In July of 1959 the Rootes Group announced their first counter-attack in the rapidly escalating compact car war. Back (more…)

Overdriven Tiger

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #2, March/April 1978 by Bernard Clarke The Sunbeam Tiger Owners Club England Appeared First in The Cats Whiskers, Issues 2 and 3 The Club Publication (more…)

On Guard, the Story of the Rapier

From Rootes Review: Vol 3, No. 1 January/February 1978 Jan Eyerman The Rootes brothers were aware by the early fifties that a replacement for the “90” would be necessary. Both (more…)

Tiger Successes

From Rootes Review Vol. 3, #2, March/April 1978 Can you tell me what these represent? It came from an old Rootes Review file called “Memorables” Please use the form at (more…)