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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:

1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1965 Sunbeam Alpine 1965 Sunbeam Alpine 24 $28,900.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Mark IA 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Mark IA 25 $5,000.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
1965 Sunbeam Alpine 1965 Sunbeam Alpine 24 $28,900.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1964 Sunbeam Alpine 1964 Sunbeam Alpine 11 $8,000.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 24 $22,000.00
1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo Series III High Fin 1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo Series III High Fin 24 $11,600.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine Rootes 1725 Fresh Rebuild 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Rootes 1725 Fresh Rebuild 24 $21,825.00
1962 Sunbeam ALPINE 1962 Sunbeam ALPINE 10 $18,995.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 12 $84,900.00
1962 Sunbeam Alpine 1962 Sunbeam Alpine 23 $20,000.00
1962 Sunbeam Alpine Gasser 1962 Sunbeam Alpine Gasser 24 $25,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 12 $84,900.00
1960 Sunbeam Alpine alpine 1960 Sunbeam Alpine alpine 4 $500.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 12 $21,700.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 1965 Sunbeam Tiger Mk 1 12 $84,900.00
1960 Sunbeam Alpine alpine 1960 Sunbeam Alpine alpine 4 $5.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine Rootes 1725 Fresh Rebuild 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Rootes 1725 Fresh Rebuild 24 $23,500.00
1967 Sunbeam Tiger 1967 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $104,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
SUNBEAM TIGER MK2 PROTOTYPE – AF-203  1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MK2 PROTOTYPE – AF-203 1965 12 £110,000.00
1968 Sunbeam Alpine Series V ~ Manual with Overdrive 1968 Sunbeam Alpine Series V ~ Manual with Overdrive 12 £8,950.00
Sunbeam Talbot 90 Mk 1 Sunbeam Talbot 90 Mk 1 16 £3,595.00
1967 Sunbeam Tiger 1967 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $104,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1970 Sunbeam Alpine 1970 Sunbeam Alpine 18 $5,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger 1966 Sunbeam Tiger 24 $1,000.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
Sunbeam Alpine Sunbeam Alpine 2 £2,678.00
1963 SUNBEAM RAPIER, 1600TC , OVERDRIVE. BEAUTIFUL CONDITION, STARTS, DRIVES 1963 SUNBEAM RAPIER, 1600TC , OVERDRIVE. BEAUTIFUL CONDITION, STARTS, DRIVES 12 £7,950.00
Sunbeam Talbot 90 Mk 1 Sunbeam Talbot 90 Mk 1 16 £3,000.00
Sunbeam Lotus Series 1 Sunbeam Lotus Series 1 18 £24,500.00
Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Only 2 Owners Restoration Project Barn Find Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Only 2 Owners Restoration Project Barn Find 12 £2,900.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
Sunbeam Alpine, series V, Holbay, o/d, nice useable classic sports car. Sunbeam Alpine, series V, Holbay, o/d, nice useable classic sports car. 12 £14,750.00
Sunbeam Alpine Harrington LeMans barn field garage find Sunbeam Alpine Harrington LeMans barn field garage find 12 £5,500.00
Sunbeam Alpine Classic Car 1967 1725cc Sunbeam Alpine Classic Car 1967 1725cc 12 £4,500.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
SUNBEAM ALPINE SPORT MK IV, 1964, 1592 cc, CONVERTIBLE AND HARD TOP, OVERDRIVE SUNBEAM ALPINE SPORT MK IV, 1964, 1592 cc, CONVERTIBLE AND HARD TOP, OVERDRIVE 12 £10,250.00
SUNBEAM RAPIER CONVERTABLE DOCUMENTED RESTORATION. SUNBEAM RAPIER CONVERTABLE DOCUMENTED RESTORATION. 15 £9,500.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 24 $31,100.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $610.00
Absolutely Stunning 1965 Sunbeam Tiger For Sale Absolutely Stunning 1965 Sunbeam Tiger For Sale 13 £59,995.00
Sunbeam Tiger 1967, 4.7 litre V8.  Mk1 A.  Built by Jensen Motors Ltd. Sunbeam Tiger 1967, 4.7 litre V8.  Mk1 A.  Built by Jensen Motors Ltd. 12 £49,995.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
Sunbeam Tiger - Genuine Ford Rally-prepared Tiger - Huge History Sunbeam Tiger - Genuine Ford Rally-prepared Tiger - Huge History 8 £36,000.00
1962 Sunbeam Alpine 1962 Sunbeam Alpine 12 £5,700.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $99,900.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $7,800.00
1923 SUNBEAM 14 (FOURTEEN) OPEN TOURER 12.9HP REAR WHEEL BRAKE CAR 1923 SUNBEAM 14 (FOURTEEN) OPEN TOURER 12.9HP REAR WHEEL BRAKE CAR 15 £25,000.00
1961 Sunbeam alpine barn find, complete! Relisting due to 2 no show time wasters 1961 Sunbeam alpine barn find, complete! Relisting due to 2 no show time wasters 12 £3,500.00
1969 Sunbeam Alpine 1969 Sunbeam Alpine 20 $2,500.00
1957 Sunbeam Supreme MK111 With Overdrive , Excellent Condition 1957 Sunbeam Supreme MK111 With Overdrive , Excellent Condition 10 £10,995.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $99,900.00
SUNBEAM "DAWN"  1934, IN LOVELY CONDITION SUNBEAM "DAWN" 1934, IN LOVELY CONDITION 18 £12,100.00
1968 Sunbeam Alpine Series V ~ Manual with Overdrive 1968 Sunbeam Alpine Series V ~ Manual with Overdrive 12 £8,950.00
sunbeam alpine sports sunbeam alpine sports 10 £5,655.00
SUNBEAM RAPIER FASTBACK AUTOMATIC - 59K MILES FROM NEW !! SUNBEAM RAPIER FASTBACK AUTOMATIC - 59K MILES FROM NEW !! 14 £6,995.00
1965 Sunbeam Tiger 1965 Sunbeam Tiger 8 $67,500.00
1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo 1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo 24 $15,200.00
1967 Sunbeam Tiger 1967 Sunbeam Tiger 12 $104,000.00
Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 1953 Sunbeam Alpine Roadster 1953 11 £12,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo 1964 Sunbeam Alpine Gran Turismo Series III Gran Turismo 24 $12,100.00
1967 Sunbeam Tiger 1967 Sunbeam Tiger 24 $11,100.00
1952 VINTAGE SUNBEAM TALBOT 90 PX SMALL VAN OR CAR 1952 VINTAGE SUNBEAM TALBOT 90 PX SMALL VAN OR CAR 12 £3,599.00
SUNBEAM ALPINE GT - 1725 CC - 1967/E REG - 2 FORMER KEEPERS -69,000 MILES !! SUNBEAM ALPINE GT - 1725 CC - 1967/E REG - 2 FORMER KEEPERS -69,000 MILES !! 12 £14,995.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1 $500.00
Sunbeam alpine Sunbeam alpine 11 £6,700.00
1965 Sunbeam Imp 1965 Sunbeam Imp 12 $1,500.00
SUNBEAM RAPIER CONVERTABLE DOCUMENTED RESTORATION. SUNBEAM RAPIER CONVERTABLE DOCUMENTED RESTORATION. 12 £9,500.00
1952 VINTAGE SUNBEAM TALBOT 90 PX SMALL VAN OR CAR 1952 VINTAGE SUNBEAM TALBOT 90 PX SMALL VAN OR CAR 12 £3,999.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
Sunbeam Tiger - LHD - In Fantastic Condition Sunbeam Tiger - LHD - In Fantastic Condition 8 £27,000.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES 5 ROADSTER 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES 5 ROADSTER 19 $8,750.00
Absolutely Stunning 1965 Sunbeam Tiger For Sale Absolutely Stunning 1965 Sunbeam Tiger For Sale 12 £59,995.00
Sunbeam Rapier H120 Sunbeam Rapier H120 12 £8,750.00
Sunbeam Alpine 1965 Mark V Sunbeam Alpine 1965 Mark V 9 £10,750.00
1958 Sunbeam Rapier Series 2 1958 Sunbeam Rapier Series 2 12 £8,000.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $74,925.00
Sunbeam Alpine Series 5 1967 Sunbeam Alpine Series 5 1967 12 £5,000.00
1987 SUNBEAM Alpine  Petrol Manual 1987 SUNBEAM Alpine Petrol Manual 12 £9,450.00
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 1966 Sunbeam Tiger Sports Roadster 24 $99,900.00
Sunbeam alpine Sunbeam alpine 11 £5,100.00
1967 Sunbeam Alpine 1967 Sunbeam Alpine 24 $2,550.00