1978 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE6A

Lot: 241

Sold for (£): 9,240
Offered for sale is a 3.0L 1978 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE6A automatic that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 96 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

1970's sporting estate favoured by British Royalty...

 

  • Freshly restored by RBW Sports and Classic with many replacement parts
  • Bodywork stripped and repainted, solid chassis and uprated suspension
  • Reconditioned Essex V6 and new black leather interior
  • Refurbished wheels and new tyres, electronic ignition, stainless steel exhaust

 

Lot Details

Registration: WTO 172S RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 3.0L
Make: Reliant Odometer reading (miles): 52000
Model: Scimitar GTE SE6A MOT expiry: 2019-03-12
Warranted: No Chassis number: 8C51/18304002

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 96 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Excellent paint. Chrome around bumpers not 100%. Not painted interior door frames and sills.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

New black leather interior. Black door cards. Could do with new headlining but ok. Dash top has slight crack.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Reconditioned engine (Ford Essex V6 3ltr.) Good carburetor, new fuel lines and brakelines. Upgraded cooling system to include s/s header unit and Evans Classic waterless coolant with spare. New battery, coil and electronic ignition.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

No issues. Changes well with good kick down.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

Chassis solid, new suspension to include adjustable shocks. New brakes and lines. All bushes replaced with poly-bushes. New brakes. Professionally refurbed wheels (5) and new tyres (less than 500 miles).

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

All good. Clock not connected in case of battery drain.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Some invoices including recent sales invoice from RBW and work carried out. Fresh MOT and V5 showing 5 previous owners. Large collection of 1970's. 80's etc articles/magazines about the Reliant Scimitar, original sales promotional literature from the late 70's. Workshop manuals. The car will alson be supplied with a DVD containing pictures work recently undertaken.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history