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Georges Roesch

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Roesch, Georges (lived 1891 - 1969) was a Swiss-born automotive engineer. At 25, he was hired by the British Clément-Talbot in 1916 as Chief Engineer. By 1920 Talbot merged with both Darracq and Sunbeam to form STD Motors. The first successful post war model was a Georges Roesch designed six cylinder high speed tourer released in 1927. From that point forward all Roesch cars sold well including the 1936 Talbot 110 Speed Tourer. after the Rootes Group took over Talbot in 1935. The first Rootes Sunbeam, named the Thirty, designed by Georges Roesch, was propelled with a new 4503cc straight eight engine. This golden era of Georges Roesch, however, ended soon.

External links

http://sunbeam.org.uk/Talbot.htm

http://vea.qc.ca/vea/marques1/talboteng.htm

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