Alpine SI

The Series I Alpine was introduced in October of 1959. 11,904 vehicles were built by October of 1960. To visually identify a Series I check the Chassis (VIN) plate number, which is eight digit serial number beginning with B90. The Series I should have a silver-grey painted dash with the standard Alpine gauge configuration and no map light above the cubby box. Optional extras for the Series I included wire wheels, hard top, tonneau cover, and sun visors.


  • B9000000 - B9011592
  • Total Built 11,904
  • 1494cc Rootes engine with Aluminium cylinder head
  • 4 speed gear box with optional electric overdrive
  • Standard 3.89:1 rear end (4.22:1 with OD)
  • Factory Colours - Moonstone, Embassy Black, Carnival Red, Glen Green, Thistle Grey