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1931 SUNBEAM 18/2 HP 2.3 LITRE DROP HEAD COUPE - £48,000

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Chassis number: 5919M

Registration Number: GP8268

Under the current ownership for the last 15 years, this Sunbeam has had major works undertaken to it during that time. The engine is a long legged 6 cylinder unit that was rebuilt in 2003 by Marque Specialist Bill Barrot. As a result it runs beautifully pulling strongly in all gears & well able to run in modern traffic conditions.

The body takes the form of a 2 door drop head coupe with dickey allowing for carriage of 4 people. In 2012/13 the car had a full repaint in British Racing Green over black. At the same time to address structural issues, the body panels were removed & new ash framing let in where needed; a major job performed by by David Brown Vintage & Classic Restorations Ltd.

In 2014 the interior was redone with new hides throughout in dark olive green allied to sage green carpets making for a lovely & period looking interior. The original wood dash is extant & fitted with its full quota of instrumentation. The car sits on wire wheels that are shod with 4 excellent tyres. A black mohair hood easily erects for inclement conditions.

To sum up, this is an enthusiast owned car that wants for nothing & has had major expendiutre performed upon it during the last ownership. These early Sunbeams are absolute quality cars, ranking close to Rolls & Bentley in build quality. They are rare, beautiful & superb to drive.

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  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 Manual
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
  • RefCode: TA1046040