Sunbeam Tiger Mk I 

  • $3k built in England
  • 1964
  • 164 HP 4.3L
  • 118 mph
Not long after Shelby stuck the 260 Ford V8 in the Ac Ace, Ian Garrad of Rootes American Motors had Shelby produce the first Sunbeam Tiger prototype.
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In some cases the car was criticized because the brakes, steering and suspension couldn't cope with the much more powerful V8.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Sunbeam Tiger Mk I

0-60mph

Tiger Mk I
7.8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Tiger Mk I
118 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Tiger Mk I
23.7 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Tiger Mk I
16 s
LaFerrari
9.72 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Data points Key details of the Sunbeam Tiger Mk I

Price

Tiger Mk I
$3k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Tiger Mk I
164 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Sunbeam Tiger Mk I

www.supercars.net
In some cases the car was criticized because the brakes, steering and suspension couldn't cope with the much more powerful V8.
Not long after Shelby stuck the 260 Ford V8 in the Ac Ace, Ian Garrad of Rootes American Motors had Shelby produce the first Sunbeam Tiger prototype.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Sunbeam
Price $3,499
Type of car Production car
Year 1964

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 15.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 164 HP @ 4,400 RPM
Maximum torque 258 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,262 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.8 in / 2.87 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,564 lb
Width 60.5 in
Height 51.5 in
Length 156 in
Front track width 51 in
Wheelbase 86 in

road tests

Top speed 118 mph
1/4 mile 16 s
0-60mph 7.8 s
0-100mph 23.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.32:1
  2. 2: 1.69:1
  3. 3: 1.29:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 2.88:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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