The Reliant Robin was the original 3-wheel menace built by the Reliant Motor Company from 1973 through 1981, but the story of these tricycle style machines didn’t end with the Robin. No, the Rialto was the replacement to the Robin and was produced starting in 1982 and (remarkably) continued through 1998. Unfortunately, the Rialto used […]
You’ve got to give a lot of credit to the Greeks. They contributed a lot to philosophy, art, literature, mathematics, and science — the basic underpinnings of Western Civilization. However, the influence of the Greeks on the automobile industry has been limited. Sure, there have been people such as John Paraskevopoulos was the aerospace engineer […]
The Reliant Robin was introduced in 1973 to a surprised and skeptical public, but the 70 miles per gallon fuel economy and affordable asking price were enough to sway a few folks who were not put off by a lack of sway bar. Find this 1980 Reliant Robin offered for $2,500 in Downingtown, PA via […]
For this week’s Thursday Twister, it is time to name your favorite 3-wheeled car. Thats right, we are going off the reservation and into the woods. My choice is the Reliant Robin like this 1975 example offered for a staggering $9950 in SoCal area via craigslist. What is your favorite car missing a wheel? Comments below.
Combining things into a bi-cultural fusion is all the rage these days. You can hardly take a drunk walk through any major downtown without stumbling into an Asian-Euro fusion restaurant featuring some ill-conceived melange of Swedish meatballs and Vietnamese soup, all served on a open pit BBQ. Why not bring this fusion concept into the […]
Having a Reliant Rialto Robin emergency car service vehicle is like calling Dr Kevorkian when you have a toothache…like asking the cast of Duck Dynasty for advice on personal hygiene…like asking Michael Vick to watch your dog for a weekend…like asking Miley Cyrus to watch your kids for a weekend…like asking Bill Cosby to check […]