The SE5s flat dashboard gave way to a curved and moulded plastic one. 4,311 SE5s were produced. It was an instant success, and GT production was cut down and the proportion of GTEs to GTs being built was four-to-one. Reliant increased their volume by 20 per cent in the first year. 4.6 Rover V8 1970 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE54.6 Rover V8 1970 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5. Engine:4.6 Rover-based V8, cross-bolted block, top-hat liners etc, TVR heads, fast-road cam. Electronic fuel injection using TVR and Jaguar parts. Recently fitted custom-made Tony Law tubular extractor manifolds and exhaust system, baffled sump, to allow use on the track, large capacity radiator
Sep 03, 2017 · SE5a 1971-1975 Smoother and quieter, the 5a could top 120mph and do 0-60mph in 8.7sec. You could have beige interior trim, and electric windows were often fitted. In 1972 power went up by 7bhp; 6635 were built. SE6 1975-1976 Reliant sharpened styling and made the GTE longer and wider for 1976, adding 4in to the wheelbase and 3in to the track. Dramatically improved rear seat space with bigger doors, moulded bumpers Reliant BumperworldReliant Scimitar GTE SE5 and SE5a bumpers 1.149,00. More about. We deliver our bumpers as complete sets:front bumper and rear bumper. Bumperworld offers you new stainless steel classic car bumpers. The only and perfect alternative for rechroming your old bumpers. Reliant Scimitar GTE - Classic Car Review - Timeline Mar 25, 2013 · Reliant Scimitar GTE - or GT/E as it was originally known as. Again, within an almost impossibly tight timescale, the new car, christened Scimitar GTE (and known also as the SE5) was developed for production by Reliant with its public debut taking place at the 1968 London Motor Show.
- HistoryDriving and What The Press ThoughtDiy CaringImprovementsValues and Specialist ViewVee Sting?1968 Launched that August as a sporting estate based on the earlier more conventional SE4 coupé. Zodiac V6 powered (3.0 although 2.5 was listed) with choice of transmissions but only one set trim level. 1972 By now a rear wash/wipe was made standard, there was a mild facelift while a Ford automatic became an option (1970) and overdrive was standardised from mid 71. September 1972 saw the uprated bhp Ford Capri V6 engine (SE5a). 1976 Dropped in favour of a new longer, wider, roomier more palReliant Scimitar GTE GTC Carpet Set - choice of colours Reliant Scimitar Carpet Set. This listing is for one carpet set in your choice of colour for a Reliant Scimitar GTE/ GTC (please state your exact model, whether RHD/ LHD, manual/ auto and colour choice when ordering). Please state whether you have a:Scimitar GTC (includes boot carpets) Scimitar GTE SE5 (includes rear load area carpets)
Reliant Scimitar GTE HistoryIn October 1971 Reliant gave the Scimitar GTE SE5 a facelift and it was now termed the "SE5a". The facelift included a slightly higher nose cone which raised the height of the front lights, a new one piece chrome dummy grille, "Scimitar Shield Logo" badges on the side of the front wings instead of the "3 Litre" badges, bolder Scimitar GTE
Reliant Scimitar GTE buyers guide:what to pay and what Oct 04, 2019 · Reliant Scimitar GTE history. 1965 Triplex Ogle GTS shown at London & Turin. 1968 Aug:SE5 GTE launched (4311 built). 1969 Rear wash/wipe added, auto optional. 1971 Oct:SE5a; detail trim changes, electric windows, new rear light clusters (5105). 1975 SE6:wider, longer, larger doors, better cabin/soundproofing, 20-gallon tank, stronger auto, optional power steering (543)
Oct 15, 2017 · Reliant Scimitar SE5a for sale. Current customer rating:(2.05) based on 626 votes. Here we have my lovely Scimitar GTE. I bought this car in 2006 and it has been my main car ever since. Over the past 7 years the car has been completely restored and fitted with uprated parts as required. Reliant designs, prototypes and development cars from the Reliant Scimitar GTC. In 1978, Ritchie Spencer asked Tom Karen from Ogle Design to redesign the Scimitar GTE and adapt it into a convertible. Tom Karen quickly came up with plans which involved cutting up a new Scimitar GTE bodyshell and replacing the rear body work to include a boot and a lid.Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5 & SE5a Bumpers - Helen Ad ClubBrand new stainless steel bumpers for Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5 (1968 1972) and SE5a (1972 1975). Kits consists of 2 front corner bumpers, 2 front over riders with rubbers, 1 rear bumper. The good news is:our bumper sets are replicas of the originals so the shape, fit, and dimensions are absolutely