Darvi Reliant Race Engine First Run
Reliant 850 race engine from the 750mc formula, first startup and initial
fettling. Carb needs jetting properly but its a good starting point.
Will be fitted to a 1994 Reliant Robin Mk2
Reliant 850 Engine test
Running on the test rig. Got 4 branch manifold, electronic ignition, high
compression skimmed head, new gearbox, racing inlet manifold, alloy rocker
cover. Once fully tuned, it will be going back into my Robin Mk2 SLX.
Fun in the snow with the Ford Granada, the Jaguar XJ40 and some visitors.
Sneeuwpret met de Ford Granada, Jaguar XJ40 en nog wat bezoekers.
The Stig Rolls Robin
The Stig Rolls a Robin.
Information on Robin to allow youtube to show this video worldwide:
The Reliant Robin is a small three wheeled car formerly manufactured by the
Reliant Motor Company in Tamworth, England. Despite its size, by being a
three-wheeler with an official weight below 450 kg (992 lb), the Robin can
be driven by holders of a B1 category licence or car licence in the
United Kingdom, and registered and taxed at motorcycle rates, which gives
considerable savings(55 GBP per year) over a conventional car. The single
wheel in the front steers, while the engine (also in the front) drives the
The Robin was first manufactured in November 1973, a direct replacement for
the Reliant Regal. The final original version of the Robin rolled off the
production line in 1981, when the model was replaced by the restyled
Reliant Rialto. The vehicle was also produced under licence in Greece by
MEBEA between 1974 and 1978. It was also manufactured in India by Sunrise
Automotive Industries Limited as Badal.