At a glance
- Four-cylinder two-seater Bean 14 horsepower racing car
- Australian adventurer Francis Birtles
- Epic car journeys
- 1926 Darwin to Melbourne overland record
- 1927–28 London to Melbourne overland record
The Bean 14 racing car which took part in a record breaking dash between Darwin and Melbourne in 1926 and the first overland drive between London and Melbourne in 1927.
An original picture of the car here (when it was manufactured in Dudley)