Reliant Scimitar GT Coupé SE4a 3 Litre V6 (1966)

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  1. Palex

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    Reliant Scimitar GT Coupe SE4a V6 1966 specifications


    Engine (Ford V6 Essex)
    Water cooled, iron block
    Cylinders: 6, 60º V
    Valves: 12 0verhead
    Bore: 93.7mm
    Stroke: 72.4mm
    Displacement: 2,994cc
    Compression ratio: 8.9 to 1
    Carburettors: triple SU HS4
    Max power 136bhp at 4,750rpm
    Max torque 192 lb/ft at 3,00rpm

    Performance
    Maximum speed: 121mph
    Acceleration: 0-60 mph 10.1secs
    Approx. fuel consumption: 23mpg

    Brakes
    Servo ass. Hydraulic, Front: 10.6in disc
    Rear: 9 x 1.75in drums

    Transmission
    4 speed all syncromesh
    Clutch: single dry 8.5in diameter
    Top gear ratio: 1/0.78(OD)
    Optional: Laycock overdrive
    Rear wheel drive
    Final drive ratio: 3.875/1
    diff Hypoid bevel

    Steering
    Rack & pinion, 3.3 tuns lock to lock
    turning circle: 35ft 6in

    Construction
    Steel box frame chassis with side members supporting glass fibre body

    Suspension
    Front: independant coil & wishbone
    Rear: live axle with parallel trailing arms & Watt linkages
    Shock absorbers F & R: telescopic

    Wheels & Tyres
    4 stud 5.5J x 15in pressed steel
    with 165 x 15in radial tyres

    Dimensions & Weight
    Wheelbase: 7ft 8.5in
    Track - front: 4ft 2in
    Track - rear: 4ft 2in
    Overall length: 13ft 11in
    Overall width: 5ft 4in
    Overall height: 4ft 3.5in
    Ground clearance: 5.5in
    Kerb weight: 22.1cwt
    Tank capacity: 20imp gals

    Scimitar Coupé SE4a/b Production
    SE4a/b 1966: approx 591 produced
    Price new in 1966 (without seatbelts & extras): £1,516 inc P.tax
     

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    Here is a 1967 in addition
     

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