Model Range

A pdf file of an article outlining the history of the Sabre and Scimitar cars is available here:

A Brief History of the Sabre and Scimitar

 

icon_Sabre ...Sabra - Sabre 4 (SE1) - Sabre 6 (SE2)

icon_GT ...Scimitar GT (SE4) - Scimitar GT (SE4a/b) - Scimitar GT (SE4c)

icon_SE5 ...Scimitar GTE (SE5) - Scimitar GTE (SE5a)

icon_SE6 ...Scimitar GTE (SE6) - Scimitar GTE (SE6a) - Scimitar GTE (SE6b)

icon_GTC ...Scimitar GTC (SE8b)

icon_SS1 ...Scimitar SS1 - Scimitar 1800Ti - Scimitar SST - Scimitar Sabre

icon_Middlebridge ...Middlebridge Scimitar

 


Sabra

This was the joint venture between Reliant Motors and Autocars of Israel that started Reliant on the Sports Car line after many years of producing economy vehicles.
The design was the basis for the Sabre, the first of Reliant's own Sports Cars.

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Sabre 4 (SE1)

1961 - 1963 ..... 208 built ..... 1703cc straight-4 Ford Consul engine

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 Sabre 6 (SE2)

1962 - 1964 ..... 77 built ..... 2553cc straight-6 Ford Zephyr/Zodiac engine

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Scimitar GT (SE4)

1965 - 1966 ..... 297 built ..... 2553cc straight-6 Ford Zephyr/Zodiac engine

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 Scimitar GT (SE4a/b)

1966 - 1970 ..... 591 built ..... 2994cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GT (SE4c)

1967 - 1970 ..... 118 built ..... 2495cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GTE (SE5)

1968 - 1971 ..... 4,311 built ..... 2994cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GTE (SE5a)

1971 - 1975 ..... 5,105 built ..... 2994cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GTE (SE6)

1975 - 1976 ..... 543 built ..... 2994cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GTE (SE6a)

1976 - 1979 ..... 3,877 built ..... 2994cc V-6 Ford Essex engine

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 Scimitar GTE (SE6b)

1979 - 1986 ..... 437 built ..... 2792cc Ford V-6 Cologne engine

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 Scimitar GTC (SE8b)

1980 - 1986 ..... 442 built ..... 2792cc Ford V-6 Cologne engine

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 Scimitar SS1

1984 - 1990 ..... 1200 built ..... 1300cc, 1600cc and later 1400cc Ford straight-4 CVH engine

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 Scimitar SS1 1800Ti

1986 - 1990 ..... 307 built ..... 1800Ti Nissan engine

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 Scimitar SST

1990 - 1992 ..... 44 built ..... 1400cc Ford CVH and 1800Ti Nissan engines

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 Scimitar Sabre

1991 - 1995 ..... 159 built ..... 1400cc Ford CVH, 1800Ti Nissan and 1400 Rover K16 engines

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 Middlebridge GTE

1989 - 1990 ..... 77 built ..... 2.9 V6 Ford Scorpio engine

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