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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:

1963 Ford Bread truck 1963 Ford Bread truck 12 $US $10,000.00
1980 Triumph Other TR 1980 Triumph Other TR 12 $US $5,900.00
1964 Sunbeam Tiger Series I 1964 Sunbeam Tiger Series I 12 $42,500.00
1967 Sunbeam 1967 Sunbeam 11 $3,000.00
1967 Sunbeam Tiger MK1A 1967 Sunbeam Tiger MK1A 21 $35,000.00
1967 Other Makes Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Other Makes Sunbeam Alpine 19 $US $2,995.00
1979 Mazda RX-7 1979 Mazda RX-7 13 $US $4,550.00
1966 Triumph Dove 1966 Triumph Dove 21 $US $15,100.00
1962 Other Makes Alpine 1962 Other Makes Alpine 21 $US $7,600.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 13 $US $31,100.00
1961 SUNBEAM RAPIER 1961 SUNBEAM RAPIER 12 £4,950.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger MK1-A 1966 Sunbeam Tiger MK1-A 21 $16,500.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 21 $US $41,999.00
1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE GOLD 1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE GOLD 8 £7,999.00
1962 Sunbeam Custom 1962 Sunbeam Custom 13 $29,995.00
1964 Sunbeam 1964 Sunbeam 12 $42,500.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $US $6,500.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine  Roadster 1963 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 21 $US $2,519.63
1967 Sunbeam 1967 Sunbeam 11 $5,000.00
1965 Other Makes Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Other Makes Sunbeam Tiger 12 $56,900.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 20 $US $8,101.00
1961 SUNBEAM RAPIER 1961 SUNBEAM RAPIER 12 £4,950.00
1963 Ford Bread truck 1963 Ford Bread truck 12 $US $3,150.00
1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 4 $82,995.00
1962 Other Makes Alpine 1962 Other Makes Alpine 21 $US $5,044.44
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $US $9,000.00
1952 Sunbeam 1952 Sunbeam 10 $US $6,789.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 21 $55,000.00
1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 4 $82,995.00
1962 Sunbeam 1962 Sunbeam 20 $US $5,000.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $12,000.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $US $8,100.00
Sunbeam rapier v8 beast Sunbeam rapier v8 beast 9 £2,500.00
1952 Sunbeam 1952 Sunbeam 10 $US $5,600.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $63,900.00
1953 Sunbeam Talbot Alpine 1953 Sunbeam Talbot Alpine 12 $27,900.00
1967 Other Makes Tiger convertible roadster 1967 Other Makes Tiger convertible roadster 21 $32,500.00
1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MK2 DEVELOPMENT PROTOTYPE. AMAZING AND RARE CAR. 1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MK2 DEVELOPMENT PROTOTYPE. AMAZING AND RARE CAR. 12 £100,000.00
1967 Sunbeam 1967 Sunbeam 20 $US $5,445.00
1962 Sunbeam 1962 Sunbeam 20 $US $5,044.44
1963 Other Makes 1963 Other Makes 18 $US $4,675.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $11,500.00
Sunbeam Alpine 1962 Sunbeam Alpine 1962 9 £5,500.00
1924 Sunbeam 4.5 litre 24/70 tourer 1924 Sunbeam 4.5 litre 24/70 tourer 12 £120,000.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 21 $12,500.00
1967 Sunbeam ALPINE V 1967 Sunbeam ALPINE V 21 $US $7,000.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine  Roadster 1963 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 21 $US $990.00
1965 Sunbeam TIGER 1965 Sunbeam TIGER 21 $US $23,500.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine GT Roadster 1963 Sunbeam Alpine GT Roadster 21 $US $8,605.00
Sunbeam Alpine GT Series V 1967 Sunbeam Alpine GT Series V 1967 10 £8,200.00
SUNBEAM ALPINE RED SUNBEAM ALPINE RED 6 £11,000.00
1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 4 $82,995.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 12 £3,000.00
SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES V 1966 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES V 1966 2 £9,500.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 12 $13,000.00
1962 Other Makes Alpine 1962 Other Makes Alpine 12 $25,000.00
1965 Other Makes Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Other Makes Sunbeam Tiger 12 $US $22,300.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine 1963 Sunbeam Alpine 12 $US $7,100.00
1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES III GT 1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES III GT 12 $35,000.00
1966 Sunbeam alpine 1966 Sunbeam alpine 10 $US $8,900.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $44,000.00
Sunbeam OTHER Sunbeam OTHER 12 £54,000.00
1931 SUNBEAM 18.2 SALOON 1931 SUNBEAM 18.2 SALOON 12 £29,995.00
1965 Sunbeam Alpine 1965 Sunbeam Alpine 12 $US $6,500.00
1963 Sunbeam Alpine  Roadster 1963 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 21 $US $1,525.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk.I softtop 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk.I softtop 13 $US $25,000.00
1967 SUNBEAM ALPINE MK5 SPORTS 1967 SUNBEAM ALPINE MK5 SPORTS 9 £5,660.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $16,750.00
1965 Sunbeam Alpine V8 Conversion 1965 Sunbeam Alpine V8 Conversion 12 $17,500.00
1967 Sunbeam Minx 1967 Sunbeam Minx 4 $10,995.00
1967 Sunbeam 1967 Sunbeam 12 $6,990.00
1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 1964 Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 4 $84,995.00
1954 Sunbeam 1954 Sunbeam 21 $US $4,009.00
1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES III GT 1963 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES III GT 12 $US $34,980.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 6 $US $4,000.00
1967 Other Makes Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Other Makes Sunbeam Alpine 21 $12,900.00
1931 Sunbeam 18.2hp 2.3 litre Drop Head Coupe. 1931 Sunbeam 18.2hp 2.3 litre Drop Head Coupe. 12 £56,000.00
1924 Sunbeam 24/70 4.5 litre Tourer. 1924 Sunbeam 24/70 4.5 litre Tourer. 12 £155,000.00
SUNBEAM ALPINE RED SUNBEAM ALPINE RED 6 £11,000.00
Sunbeam Talbot Sunbeam Talbot 8 £11,750.00
Sunbeam Rapier Convertible Sunbeam Rapier Convertible 7 £7,000.00
1931 SUNBEAM 18.2 SALOON 1931 SUNBEAM 18.2 SALOON 12 £29,995.00
Sunbeam ALPINE Sunbeam ALPINE 15 £19,995.00
Sunbeam ALPINE Sports Sunbeam ALPINE Sports 9 £2,500.00
1961 Sunbeam Alpine 1961 Sunbeam Alpine 9 £9,500.00
1961 Sunbeam Alpine 1961 Sunbeam Alpine 9 £7,000.00
1924 Sunbeam 24/70 4.5 litre Tourer. 1924 Sunbeam 24/70 4.5 litre Tourer. 20 £155,000.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 5 £12,995.00
1919 Sunbeam 24hp 4 1/2 Litre Tourer by Brewster. 1919 Sunbeam 24hp 4 1/2 Litre Tourer by Brewster. 20 £90,000.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 9 £27,000.00
1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 12 £49,995.00
1960s Sunbeam Rapier Barn Find 1960s Sunbeam Rapier Barn Find 10 £2,750.00
1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 12 £49,995.00
SUNBEAM RAPIER FASTBACK COUPE AUTOMATIC - EXCELLENT ORIGINAL LOW MILEAGE ! SUNBEAM RAPIER FASTBACK COUPE AUTOMATIC - EXCELLENT ORIGINAL LOW MILEAGE ! 11 £4,995.00
1966 Sunbeam Alpine Mk. V Restoration Project 1966 Sunbeam Alpine Mk. V Restoration Project 7 £4,000.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 9 £20,000.00
1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 1933 Sunbeam 16.9 Tourer 12 £49,995.00
SUNBEAM RAPIER 3A - BEAUTIFUL CAR WITH OVERDRIVE SUNBEAM RAPIER 3A - BEAUTIFUL CAR WITH OVERDRIVE 6 £6,995.00
1925 Sunbeam 20/60 Short Chassis Super Sport DHC 1925 Sunbeam 20/60 Short Chassis Super Sport DHC 20 £62,500.00
Sunbeam Alpine Sunbeam Alpine 4 £14,999.00