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Reliant Fox Electric

Post by MikeT » Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:54 am

Morning all -

I was going through old photographs recently, and came across this I took a couple of years back while out walking...


I have no further details, but I thought it might be of interest here, as there are some fox / kitten enthusiasts about. It must be a pretty rare thing I'd guess?



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Re: Reliant Fox Electric

Post by Scimher » Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:23 am

...Looks like a lovely example in an idyllic setting, Mike...

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Re: Reliant Fox Electric

Post by Emma K » Wed May 04, 2016 1:56 pm

It is a home conversion to a very high standard.

There is a resume of the project on World of Reliant forum. The car uses 6 x 6volt deep cycle batteries plus a standard battery for lighting demisting etc. I believe the top speed is about 50 m.p.h. and the range about 30 miles (in a hilly part of Britain).

Of course like most Reliants the important thing is the smile factor!
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Re: Reliant Fox Electric

Post by MarkHawkins » Wed May 04, 2016 2:27 pm

I remember Welwyn / Hatfield council used to have a few Fox pick ups in the late 1980's that were used to carry mowers and other grounds maintenance stuff - they were small enough to be driven right along the cycleways and park on verges and footpaths without blocking them.

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