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Reliant Scimitar SS1 1300

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Reliant Scimitar SS1 1300

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1392 cm3 / 84.9 cu in / 84.9 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 109.0 N·m / 80.4 lb·ft / 80.4 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 159 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ReliantIssued from1985
ModelScimitar SS1 1300Issued until
SerieScimitarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerReliantCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3886 mm / 153.0 in / 153.0 inTotal (curb) weight839 kg / 1850 lb / 1850 lb
Width1582 mm / 62.3 in / 62.3 inDry weight
Height1240 mm / 48.8 in / 48.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2133 mm / 84.0 in / 84.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.67 m2 / 17.9 sq ft / 17.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1392 cm3 / 84.9 cu in / 84.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity348.00 cm3/cylinder / 21.236 cu in/cylinder / 21.236 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque109.0 N·m / 80.4 lb·ft / 80.4 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.4 kW / 30.0 hp / 30.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.2 kW/l / 0.883 bhp/cu in / 0.883 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.3 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 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) speed159 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.4 kW/ton / 67.7 bhp/ton / 67.7 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 SS1 1300

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