Reliant Scimitar Sabre
(1992 to 1995)
|Engine||Ford 1.4, Nissan 1.8 and Rover K-series engine 1.4 I4|
|Transmission||5 speed manual|
|Wheelbase||2,133 mm (84.0 in)|
|Length||3,886 mm (153.0 in)|
|Width||1,582 mm (62.3 in)|
|Height||1,240 mm (48.8 in)|
|Kerb weight||1,850 lb (839 kg)|
The Scimitar Sabre was the last Scimitar model to be produced, re-using the name from the 1960s Reliant Sabre.
Based on the chassis of the SS1 and SST, it was announced in 1991 and launched in 1992 with the same 1.4 Ford engine and 1.8 Nissan engines as before. A restyle followed in 1993 with the introduction of the new Rover K-series 1.4 L engine, with a top speed of 113 mph (181.9 km/h) .The Sabre was visually different with larger 15" wheels and flared wheel arches.
Nissan Engine Acceleration 0-60 seconds :9.4
Ford Engine Acceleration 0-60 seconds :12.7
Differential ratio 3:92:1