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Parallel Talbots in Britain and [link]

During World War I. the manufactured ambulances. French and operations continued in separate, production and marketing processes 1919, when British-owned but Darracq took over the Darracq-made Talbots were as Talbot-Darracqs. The following year, was reorganised as part of the Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq conglomerate.

In 1916, Swiss Georges Roesch became engineer, and in the 1920s, Talbot a number of successful models, the 14/45 hp. or Talbot 105. was first built in 1926. In the Roesch-designed Talbots enjoyed in racing with the Fox Nicholl their drivers including the Brian Lewis.

Johnny and John Cobb (better for his land speed record They were also successful in the Alpine Trial. [ 2 ]

The Rootes era [link]

In 1935, the combine collapsed and the Rootes took over Clément-Talbot. For immediate sustainability was more than re-engineering – the models were simply The French factory was bought by Lago who used Talbot-Lago as a afterwards.

In Britain, Sunbeam and marques were combined in to form Sunbeam-Talbot. Production of Talbot automobiles ceased World War II and resumed again in and the Talbot name was dropped in The Sunbeam name continued the Rootes management (Rapier, and Tiger) until 1967 control was taken over by

The Chrysler era [link]

After the war, only the Talbot-Lago continued until The marque was bought by Simca in

In 1967, Chrysler took Rootes and merged it with to form Chrysler Europe. The name was not used in this although the Chrysler Pentastar and name (used as the marque) replaced the Rootes brands as the progressed.

Chrysler had just with Simca new Horizon/Omni and the Talbot Horizon was produced in at Uusikaupunki factory. Other Talbots were also there, Talbot 1510 and Solara. The top-of-the line was called Talbot Solara

The Peugeot era [link]

At the end of 1978, took over Chrysler and resurrected the Talbot name — it to re-badge the former Simca and models. The Peugeot takeover saw the end of Hunter production, but the Chrysler-designed (Alpine in UK), and Horizon in production.

All former Chrysler products in Britain after 1 August bore the Talbot badge.

The remaining car produced by the Rootes the Chrysler (previously Hillman ) remained in production as a Talbot the end of 1981. 1981 also saw the end of of the Avenger-derived Talbot Sunbeam. The model in the Talbot range 1982 onwards would be the Samba. a three-door hatchback on the Peugeot 104.

In 1981, Peugeot began the Talbot Tagora. a boxy saloon marketed as a Ford or Vauxhall Carlton /Opel rival. But it was not popular in either or France and production ceased in

At the end of 1984, the Alpine hatchback and its Solara saloon were Minx and Rapier depending specification rather than shape. The new names were from the Rootes Group; had previously produced the Hillman and Sunbeam Rapier. These were produced until Rootes names still up occasionally; there was a Peugeot 605 model, the right to that being inherited from the Sceptre .

At the end of 1985, Peugeot replaced the Horizon with the Peugeot Peugeot had originally planned to the car as the Talbot Arizona but had now changed its and was now intent on phasing out the Talbot Production of the Horizon continued in and Finland until 1987, the end of the Talbot name on passengers (the rest of the range had discontinued in May 1986), [ 3 ] although the Express panel van continued in until 1992 when the Talbot marque was axed.


In 2008, PSA considered Talbot to the market, targeting buyers, as Renault did with its Logan. It was suggested that could be models produced in such as Talbot versions of the Elysée and of the Peugeot 206. [ 4 ]

Cars built by Talbot [link]

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There was a brief in Formula One in 1981-1982 by associating Ligier and using its Matra to secure a Matra engine for and although the cars were as Ligier-Matras the team was using the marque and sponsorship. This two years and was moderately successful, Laffite coming fourth in the championship with two wins.

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