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Sunbeam History

History

This is the history of the brand Sunbeam since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

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Sunbeam

This car in the 50-ies has won prizes in the race. This was the cheapest model of the car with stunning high technical data. This Is The Sunbeam. Its engineers-designers were Mebberli Smith, Charles Pallinger, Louis Kotalen and others. But when they began the production of cars В«SanbimВ»?


Historical milestones of the sunbeam


In 1899 the company the sunbeam under the leadership of John Marston has released the first full-fledged car. Before that the company was engaged in manufacturing of various metal ornaments, as well as production of bicycles.


In 1901, under the leadership of designer Mebberli Smith was released model with a 2-cylinder engine. She had a name of the sunbeam-Mabley.


In 1909, the engineer-designer became Louis Kotalen. He developed a car В«SanbimВ» with a 4-cylinder engine and the designer of the racing model of the Nautilus. Its peculiarity was that applied the upper valve and the engine. The body was made according to all the requirements of aerodynamics.


In 1923-x, 1924-ies of the car the sunbeam had gained victory in the Grand Prix.


In 1954 was founded the new sports model the sunbeam Alpine. This car had a good tough front suspension, a solid arc security of the frontal glass, as well as the power of the engine 77 horsepower. At that time it was a technical innovations and high achievement.


In the 60-ies of concern Chrysler began to produce sports, as well as family car under the brand name of the sunbeam. One of them was, for example, the sunbeam Stiletto.


In 1970, the company has passed under the management of В«PeugeotВ». At this time, was released on the model of the sunbeam Talbot-Lotus, which in 1981, took the first place in the championship rally.


So, the sunbeam, this is the car, the history of which is connected with strong sports performance.

Sunbeam cars, presented in our catalogue:

Latest classic Sunbeam cars offered in listings in Australia:

1958 Sunbeam Rapier Series II Sports Saloon in Dorrigo, NSW 1958 Sunbeam Rapier Series II Sports Saloon in Dorrigo, NSW 12 $20,000.00
Sunbeam Talbot in Canowindra, NSW Sunbeam Talbot in Canowindra, NSW 10 $200.00
Sunbeam Talbot in Canowindra, NSW Sunbeam Talbot in Canowindra, NSW 10 $500.00
Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR 3 $15,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR 3 $15,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR 3 $15,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Race CAR Sunbeam Alpine Race CAR 3 $15,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Alpine Series 5 in Bunbury, WA 1966 Sunbeam Alpine Series 5 in Bunbury, WA 12 $22,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR Sunbeam Alpine Vintage Race CAR 8 $15,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Great Little Convertable Have FUN IN THE SUN in Horsham, VIC Sunbeam Alpine Great Little Convertable Have FUN IN THE SUN in Horsham, VIC 6 $4,151.00
Ford Falcon XC 4D Sedan 3 SP Automatic Runs Well Great Project Some NEW Parts in The Patch, VIC Ford Falcon XC 4D Sedan 3 SP Automatic Runs Well Great Project Some NEW Parts in The Patch, VIC 5 $1,276.01
Holden Commodore 1998 UTE 4 SP Automatic 3 8L Multi Point F INJ in Riverstone, NSW Holden Commodore 1998 UTE 4 SP Automatic 3 8L Multi Point F INJ in Riverstone, NSW 9 $1,225.00
1967 HR Holden Sedan in Mayfield, NSW 1967 HR Holden Sedan in Mayfield, NSW 8 $8,000.00
T Model Ford 1924 in Umina Beach, NSW T Model Ford 1924 in Umina Beach, NSW 9 $7,000.00
Land Rover Discovery V8I 4x4 1996 4D Wagon 5 SP Manual 4x4 3 9L Multi Land Rover Discovery V8I 4x4 1996 4D Wagon 5 SP Manual 4x4 3 9L Multi 12 $3,100.00
Holden Commodore Acclaim 1999 4D Wagon 4 SP Automatic 3 8L Multi Point Holden Commodore Acclaim 1999 4D Wagon 4 SP Automatic 3 8L Multi Point 4 $1,600.00
Sunbeam Alpine MK4 Steering Ball Joints in West Hoxton, NSW Sunbeam Alpine MK4 Steering Ball Joints in West Hoxton, NSW 1 $75.00
1947 Sunbeam Talbot in Pambula, NSW 1947 Sunbeam Talbot in Pambula, NSW 12 $13,950.00
1947 Sunbeam Talbot in South Eastern, NSW 1947 Sunbeam Talbot in South Eastern, NSW 21 $13,950.00
 Sunbeam Talbot 1951 2 Door Drop Head Coupe in Daisy Hill, QLD Sunbeam Talbot 1951 2 Door Drop Head Coupe in Daisy Hill, QLD 8 $14646
 1914 Sunbeam 12 16 Sporting Model 1914 Sunbeam 12 16 Sporting Model 7 $91033