The Talbot Sunbeam Lotus is Hannibal Lecter garbed in the fluffiest of white woolly fleeces. If you’re racing against it, rallying or just taking off informally from a contested red light, this car will rip your throat out before parking neatly to offer you Elastoplast therapy. If, on the other hand, you are the driver, you may wear your smirk with vicarious pride for the many who would love to be in your place. Continue reading “Talbot Sunbeam Lotus – 1979”
For those enamored with well-built British cars, there couldn’t be a better example of a postwar sports tourer. In 1948 the Sunbeam Talbot 90 was launched by the Rootes Group amidst considerable fanfare. Tuned 90s were subsequently entered into various rallies to garner valuable publicity – with considerable success.
For slinky, streamlined looks that can more than hold their own against the Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic and Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahnkurier, it would be hard to beat the Talbot-Lago T150C SS.