What is the first car to do 200 mph?


On March 29, 1927, Henry Segrave and his Sunbeam 1000HP vehicle went 203.79 MPH. Thanks for using AnswerParty friend!

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Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave (22 September 1896 – 13 June 1930) was famous for setting three land speed records and the water speed record. He was the first person to hold both the land and water speed records simultaneously. He was the first person to travel at over 200 mph (320 km/h) in a land vehicle. The Segrave Trophy was established in 1930 to commemorate his life.

Sunbeam Motorsport

Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing or automobile racing) is a sport involving the racing of automobiles for competition. There are numerous different categories of auto racing.


The Sunbeam Matabele was a British 12-cylinder aero engine that was first flown in 1918. The Matabele was the last development of one of Sunbeam's most successful aero engines, the Cossack.

Coordinates: 50.82°N 1.45°W / 50.82; -1.45 / 50°49′N 1°27′W

Beaulieu Listeni/ˈbjuːli/ is a small village located on the south eastern edge of the New Forest national park in Hampshire, England, and home to both Palace House and the British National Motor Museum.


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