The Crazy, Cantankerous And Sometimes Crash-y World Of Three-Wheel Cars

There's a maxim we have used here at Jalopnik for many years: four wheels good, two wheels bad. Why do we say this? To put it simply: safety. Cars are inherently more stable than bikes, and they offer greater protection to their driver and passengers. That's why the motorcycle crashes that get posted here tend to be… » 10/06/12 12:00pm 10/06/12 12:00pm

Spend The Malaise Winter In An '82 Plymouth!

You could be stuck in a snowdrift, spinning the rear wheels on what appears to be a mid-70s Buick... or you could head on down to your Plymouth dealer and buy one of the fruits of the US Government's bailout of Chrysler Corporation: The 1982 Horizon, Reliant, and TC3! Remember the TC3? Yes, the Plymouth clone of the… » 4/17/08 11:00am 4/17/08 11:00am

1972 Reliant Regal - Make The Furry Cars Stop

There's no explanation for our recent fascination with fur-bearing automobiles, it's almost like gawking at a traffic accident. This latest in the litany of fuzzy rides gets a double scoop of weirdness in that it's not only sporting a fur-covered dash, but it's also a Reliant Regal, a three wheeled delivery truck… » 3/28/08 11:15am 3/28/08 11:15am

Project Car Hell, UK Edition: Reliant Scimitar or Humber Sceptre?

After we went relentlessly downscale with our last PCH choice (in which the POS Mustang and basket-case Camaro came out neck-and-neck in the poll, some of you have demanded that we include a "No" vote option in the poll. That ain't happening, folks; Hell doesn't work that way. Anyway, it's time to leave North America… » 8/27/07 5:30pm 8/27/07 5:30pm

Israeli Wagon Goodness Can Be Yours: 1963 Autocar Sussita

Been looking for a project car that nobody else has? How about this '63 Autocar Sabra? Yes, the Sabra nameplate was used on a Reliant-based sports car sold in Israel, but it was also used on the Autocar Sussita wagon when it was sold (very briefly) in the US. According to an Israeli friend, the Sussita was "the worst… » 5/08/07 5:00pm 5/08/07 5:00pm

KittensAreHot: Mad Reliant Econobox Action

Freakin' Reliant, man. The name speaks of solidity, and er, reliability, yet the cars have foofy names like "Robin" and "Kitten." The Robin is fairly well-known on these shores (at least among Anglophiles) as the personal conveyance of Carlos Ghosn Mr. Bean, but the Kitten is less-so. Yet somehow, our pal and star… » 5/02/06 7:03pm 5/02/06 7:03pm