Reliant Regal Review from Norway

1969 Reliant Regal 3/30 - 21E 700 cm

Year of manufacture1969
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 700 cm Manual
Performance marks 2 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.8 / 10
Distance when acquired40000 miles
Most recent distance41000 miles
Previous carCaterham 7

Summary:

Big laugh for bargain money

Faults:

Car is overheating. Have cleaned cooling system, and removed thermostat. Still overheats.

Horn stopped working, electrical failure.

General Comments:

Must fun car ever driven.

Scary in roundabouts..

Crampy and without comfort inside.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 21st August, 2004

11th Jan 2008, 07:40

Overheating is going to be head gasket. The motor is all alloy so warping is likely I'm afraid.

Average review marks: 4.8 / 10, based on 1 review