Lot 10: 1952 Sunbeam-Talbot
October 22, 2016
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
VIN/Chassis No. A3006703
Engine No. A3006703
Serial No. 3382
Built between 1948 and 1954, the Sunbeam 90 Models were respected and admired world wide by British sports car lovers. With a claim to fame of being the first saloon car to physically cover 100miles in 60 minutes and esteemed race history such as 3x Alpine rally wins and a win in the 1955 Monte Carlo Rally, these cars were fast.
Delivered new to North Balwyn and with the original warranty card and dealer invoice and maintenance invoices.
This MK11 was the last of the 90 series manufactured with rear spats. The car has had mechanical work carried out to engine, clutch, gearbox and diff.
On road performance is very good with an adequate spread of power from the four cylinder engine driving through the four speed manual gearbox. Two notable additional features are the sliding steel sunroof and original radio with manual.
Cars of this model and quality are rarely offered on the open market.
Technical Specs. inline 4 cylinder engine 2267cc, stromberg carburettor and 4 speed manual transmission.