Articles tagged Sunbeam Company

Page 13 of January 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, January 1928


CANCELLATION OF THE FRENCH GRAND PRIX. RACING CAR GRAND PRIX AT N1JRBURG RING. By our CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT. The cancellation of the French Grand Prix for 1928 is an occurrence which will be regarded with much disappointment by all motor racing enthusiasts. The classic event was first run in 1906, twenty-two years ago, and up till the war it was merely called the Grand Prix, being the only...

Page 34 of January 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, January 1951


Frazer-Nash, Harry Gray in a blown Healey " Silverstone," and a whole slew of Jaguar XK 120s coming way behind and getting nowhere fast. At Suffolk County Airport the abovementioned Ferrari of Briggs Cunningham was the winner over Tommy Cole in the .I2 Cadillac-Allard, myself in an XK 120 Jaguar and fourth was Larry Kulok in a "La Mans" Frazer-Nash. By the time the Linden Airport races came round...

Page 20 of June 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1931


ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES The Phoenix Park Races. THE entries received up to date for the Grand Prix races . at Phoenix Park are sufficient to ensure that in most of the classes, at any rate, there will be keen struggles for supremacy. In the 750 c.c. class whole fleets of small cars have been.entered, the makes represented being, of course, M.G. and Austin. Particular interest, too...

Page 32 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, September 1956

The Editor attends a Wolverhampton re-union-

-At the wheel of a Renault Fregate Amiral saloon Once a year it is my pleasure—unless I can think of a convincing excuse—to accompany my wife to Wolverhampton on the occasion of her Sunbeam STD Register week-end in this not unpleasant Midlands town. This time the occasion was rendered interesting because at the last minute my good friend Mr Ronald, who quietly but effectively looks after Renault...

Page 46 of January 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1978

In Sunbeams, to Scotland

And in other cars as well... But read on Why Sunbeams? Why Scotland? I hasten to explain. In the 1920s it seems that whoever was then responsible for publicising the products of the Sunbeam Motor Car Company of Wolverhampton had the bright idea of asking the Leading motoring writers of the day to accompany him on the long journey to the Scottish Motor Show, which the weekly motoring journals were...

Page 60 of June 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, June 1958


B.M.C. Introduce the 948-c.c. Austin-Healey Sprite—To Sell for £678 17s. 0d. LAST month we drove to Birmingham for a preview of Britain latest sports car, the Austin-Healey Sprite. This new small sports model was evolved from designs laid down about two years ago by Donald Healey to meet the British Motor Corporation's craving to add a low-capacity sports car to its existing range of products....

Page 12 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, December 1940


THE FIRST TO WEAR THE GREEN SOME HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2-LITRE AND 4-LITRE SUNBEAM RACING-CARS tThe Sunbeam Motor Car Co. Ltd., of Wolverhampton, was the only British concern to take a really active part in racing long before the advent of the E.R.A., and every enthusiast is interested in the racing productions of this great firm. We are privileged to be allowed to publish...

Page 57 of July 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, July 2000

The Remarkable

Reid Railton was one of the most brilliant of all pre-War engineers, using the talents of men like John Cobb and Parry THomas to unlock the potential of his designs. Bill Boddy recalls a true genius BSC, educated at Rugby and Manchester University, Reid A Railton was unquestionably one of the greatest and most forward thinking automobile engineers and racing car designers of the pre-World War II...

Page 45 of April 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, April 1991

Veteran to classic

Another Forgotten Journey Bruce Dowell, the Sunbeam man, has kindly sent me details of an interesting journey undertaken circa 1926 by a 25hp Sunbeam tourer, which was considered sufficient of an accomplishment for the Sunbeam Motor Car Company of Wolverhampton to issue a publicity booklet about it, illustrated with tinted pictures. It is this rare publication which tells the story. The Sunbeam...

Page 31 of February 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, February 1932


MOTORING SP RTSMEN ( X E 147 SERIES). 11.-SIR NALCOLM CAMPBELL. IN one season of motor racing a man can experience a great deal. He can be the recipient of all sorts of strange deals from Fortune, enough indeed to provide him with food for thought, and matter for recollection and reminiscence to last for a long time to come. What, then, of Sir Malcolm Campbell, who, save for the four-years...



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