July 1, 2006

The Details
67 Sunbeam Tiger Mk1A
Owners: Lynn and Shaunna Wall
Park City, UT

Engine
260ci 4V V-8
3.830-inch bore, 2.870-inch stroke
Nodular iron crank
Forged I-beam connecting rods
Forged pistons
Edelbrock Torker II intake manifold
465-cfm Holley 4160 carburetor
Los Angeles Tiger (LAT) dress-up kit
Crane flat-tappet hydraulic cam
Autolite dual-point distributor with PerTronix Ignitor
K&N air filter

Transmission
Top Loader four-speed

Rearend
Dana 44
2.88 Gears

Exhaust
CAT Club 1-1/2-inch headers with 3-inch collectors
Custom dual-exhaust system

Suspension
Front: Coil spring, drop spindles
Rear: Leaf spring
Rack-and-pinion steering

Brakes
Front: Stock disc
Rear: Stock drum

Wheels
Front: Panasports, 16-inch
Rear: Panasports, 16-inch

Tires
Front: Yokohama, P205/45R16
Rear: Yokohama, P205/45R16

Interior
Restored to stock
Simpson seatbelts
LeCarra steering wheel
Custom Autosound Secret Audio system

Exterior
Body chemically dipped and stripped
92 Jeep Cherokee Colorado Red basecoat/clearcoat

Titillating Tiger Facts

Production Numbers
Mk1 3,763 units
Mk1A2,706 units
Mk2536 units
Total7,085 units

  • All were produced in England at Rootes
  • Most were shipped to the West Coast (USA)
  • Very few were sold in England and Europe due to pricing concerns
  • LAT (Los Angeles Tiger) package pumped up the power to 245 hp with 289 Hi-Po-style modifications and dress-up kit
  • The Tiger was developed in the United States with the help of Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles