Wild times of Paekakariki Hill climb

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beam Com­pany to com­pete at the Tourist Tro­phy race on the Isle of Man in 1922, an event the Sun­beam team won.

The car was brought to New Zealand in the 1920s. It was sub­se­quently re­stored and re­turned to Europe and in 2006 put up for auc­tion by Christies in Paris.

It failed to reach its es­ti­mated price of £600,000 to £700,000.

Wild ride: Roy Cowan races up Paekakariki Hill, amid pre­car­i­ously placed spec­ta­tors

on Fe­bru­ary 24, 1951.

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