1923 Sunbeam Grand Prix


1923 Sunbeam Grand Prix

1923 Sunbeam Grand Prix

The Sunbeam grand prix car, as seen here won the 1923 French GP. The 1924 version of this car was supercharged and produced 138HP.

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine Inline-6
position Front Longitudinal
valvetrain DOHC 2 Valves / Cyl
displacement 1988 cc / 121.3 in³
bore 67 mm / 2.64 in
stroke 94 mm / 3.7 in
power 76.1 kw / 102.1 bhp @ 5000 rpm
specific output 51.36 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
body / frame Pressed Steel
driven wheels RWD
front tires 765×105
rear tires 765×105
front brakes Mechanical Drums
f brake size x 356 mm / x 14 in
rear brakes Mechanical Drums
r brake size x 356 mm / x 14 in
steering Worm & Wheel
f suspension Semi-Elliptic
r suspension Semi-Elliptic
wheelbase 2489 mm / 98.0 in
front track 1245 mm / 49.0 in
rear track 1245 mm / 49.0 in
transmission 3-Speed Manual
gear ratios :1
top speed ~173.8 kph / 108.0 mph