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1956 Sunbeam S8 500 Specs

General İnformation

Model Sunbeam S8 500
Year 1956
Category Sport touring

Engine and transmission

Displacement 487.00 ccm (29.72 cubic inches)
Power 24.00 HP (17.5 kW)) @ 6000 RPM
Compression 6.5:1
Bore x stroke 70.0 x 63.5 mm (2.8 x 2.5 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor
Fuel control Single Overhead Cams (SOHC)
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Oil & air
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Twin cradle
Front suspension Telescopic
Rear suspension Plungers
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Seat Two single seats

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase 1,400 mm (55.1 inches)

Other specifications

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