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 byRichard Owen
engineInline-6
positionFront Longitudinal
valvetrainDOHC 2 Valves / Cyl
displacement1988 cc / 121.3 in³
bore67 mm / 2.64 in
stroke94 mm / 3.7 in
power76.1 kw / 102.1 bhp @ 5000 rpm
specific output51.36 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
body / framePressed Steel
driven wheelsRWD
front tires765×105
rear tires765×105
front brakesMechanical Drums
f brake sizex 356 mm / x 14 in
rear brakesMechanical Drums
r brake sizex 356 mm / x 14 in
steeringWorm & Wheel
f suspensionSemi-Elliptic
r suspensionSemi-Elliptic
wheelbase2489 mm / 98.0 in
front track1245 mm / 49.0 in
rear track1245 mm / 49.0 in
transmission3-Speed Manual
gear ratios:1
top speed~173.8 kph / 108.0 mph