The Reliant Scimitar
The Scimitar GTE created a new market for executive sports estate cars in the late 1960s, its origins lying in the unglamorous three-wheelers produced by Reliant in the 1950s and the Scimitar GT coupé of the mid 1960s. With a foreword by famous owner Princess Anne, this highly illustrated history draws on interviews with former Reliant employees and directors.
The Reliant Motor Company
Specializing in innovative and unusual vehicles, Reliant are best known for the economical Robin three-wheeler but also produced the much more fashionable Bond Bug and Scimitar GTE. This illustrated review of the marque traces its origins to the 7cwt van of 1935 and explores its many production models, one-offs and designs for niche and export markets up to its demise in 2002.