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SUNBEAM DAWN

4-light saloon, 6-light saloon.

Not the wisest move for the firm. Going down-market maybe, but there was no skimping on the workmanship and the Dawn was also advanced, with wet liners, aluminium cylinder block and ifs by upper wishbones and a transverse spring. Gearing was doleful, thanks to a weight of 26cwt, and initially the car had a Wilson preselector 'box, changed to a conventional four-speeder on late models. Expensive at £485, there were suspension problems at first.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1627c (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1934 to 1935  
Number produced:
n/a