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Reliant Scimitar

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Reliant Scimitar

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in, 89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, rear wheel drive, 188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ReliantIssued from1964
ModelScimitarIssued until
SerieScimitarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerReliantCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4242 mm / 167.0 in / 167.0 inTotal (curb) weight1003 kg / 2211 lb / 2211 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
Height1283 mm / 50.5 in / 50.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2337 mm / 92.0 in / 92.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.74 m2 / 18.8 sq ft / 18.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply3 SU carbsEngine displacement2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity425.50 cm3/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.5 kW / 40.9 hp / 40.9 hp (est.)
CoolantotherSpecific output35.1 kW/l / 0.770 bhp/cu in / 0.770 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.4 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.58

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sTop (maximal) speed188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sPower-to-weight ratio119.6 kW/ton / 90.6 bhp/ton / 90.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Reliant Scimitar

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