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Reliant Scimitar GTE SE 5a

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE 5a

3-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), 6-cylinder V engine, 2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ReliantIssued from1972
ModelScimitar GTE SE 5aIssued until
SerieScimitarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerReliantCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4140 l / 146.20 cu ft / 146.20 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4350 mm / 171.3 in / 171.3 inTotal (curb) weight1107 kg / 2441 lb / 2441 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore93.7 mm / 3.69 in / 3.69 in
FuelStroke72.4 mm / 2.85 in / 2.85 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2993 cm3 / 182.6 cu in / 182.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.24 cm3/cylinder / 30.465 cu in/cylinder / 30.465 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.1 kW / 59.1 hp / 59.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.756 bhp/cu in / 0.756 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque86.9 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.90 s / 8.90 s / 8.90 sPower-to-weight ratio126.4 kW/ton / 95.8 bhp/ton / 95.8 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 alignmentlongitudinal
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 GTE SE 5a

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