Reliant Scimitar SS1

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Aug 03, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
Offered for sale is my very tidy Reliant Scimitar SS1.
Comes with retractable rag top and removable hard top options. The rag top is in good serviceable condition, with no unsightly rips or tears. The rear screen is in excellent order, with no cracking or discolouration.
Power is provided by the standard, normally aspirated 1600 CVH engine, the same unit as was fitted to the XR3 of the same era. Within the extensive history pack provided with the vehicle are heaps of receipts for service work, to include one for a complete engine rebuild in 1996. The engine starts on the turn of the key and is one of the sweetest sounding CVH's I have heard.
A previous owner was an owners club member who clearly cherished the vehicle. Past MOT certs are included, going back to 1996. Lots of bills for service work are included, which provide an interesting insight into the car's service history. There's even a rolling road print out and a recent bill for a complete carburettor overhaul.
Surprisingly, the car is equipped with electric windows, electric mirrors and has a decent CD radio. The pop-up headlamps work as they should, as do all the vehicle electrics.
Bodywork gel coat is remarkably good for the age of the vehicle. There are the odd bits here and there, but nothing that spoils the overall smart appearance of the
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