BSA Sunbeam (1959-61)

Make Model: BSA Sunbeam (Triumph Tigress)


Year: 1959 – 61
Engine: Twin, 4-stroke (175cc: single, 2-stroke)
Capacity: 250 cc / 15.3 cub in. (also in 175 cc /10.7 cub in.)
Carburetor: Zenith 18 MXZ
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Oil Capacity: 1.4 L / 3 US pints
Exhaust: Single, stainless steel
Ignition: Twin coil
Spark Plug: Champion L7, gap 0.020 in.
Battery: 12V
Starting: Kick start (some fitted with electric starter)
Clutch: Dry single plate
Transmission: 4 Speed, foot operated
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Pressed sheetmetal
Front Suspension: 2 telescopic legs mounted side by side on the LHS
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Wheels: Steel, interchangeable

Front Wheel: 10 in.
Rear Wheel: 10 in.
Fuel Capacity: 6.8 L / 1.8 US gal
Average Fuel Consumption: 2.4 L/100 km / 41. 7 km/l / 98 US mpg
Top Speed: 97 km/h / 60 mph
Colours: Polychromatic green, Red/beige
Review: Wikipedia


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