1994 Reliant Scimitar Sabre
Lot 353
1994 Reliant Scimitar Sabre 'FastFood' Chassis no. SCDZ20596NF002118 Engine no. 11A37110
Sold for £7,475 (US$ 12,712) inc. premium
Lot Details
1994 Reliant Scimitar Sabre 'FastFood'
Registration no. L789 HOC
Chassis no. SCDZ20596NF002118
Engine no. 11A37110

Footnotes

  • Built in 2010, 'FastFood' currently holds the Guinness World Record for the 'Fastest Furniture' and features in the 2012 Guinness Book of Records. At Santa Pod Raceway on Sunday 5th September 2010, 'FastFood' completed two officially timed runs: the first at 112.8mph and the second at 114.8mph giving a new world record time of 113.8mph, comfortably beating the previous record of 92mph set in 2007 by a sofa! These speeds are averages over a measured 500 metres - not a top speed - the terminal velocity at the end of the run was in excess of 130mph! Underneath the table, which is supported by a tubular spaceframe, lies a heavily modified 1994 Reliant Scimitar Sabre. The car is powered by a 3.9 litre Rover V8 engine with additional 'Wizard of NOS' nitrous oxide injection system. At full power settings the engine produces 331bhp; the estimated 0-60mph time in this trim is 4 seconds...

    'FastFood' has many other trick features including exhausts that exit via flapping coffee pot lids, 5ft flames that leap from the front teapots and pop up headlamps beneath the fruit, while the whole body raises to vertical on hydraulic rams that can be controlled remotely from outside the vehicle. The driver nestles hidden beneath the roast turkey while the dining set appears to be driven by 'The Stig'! 'FastFood' has featured on TV stations around the world including the USA and once appeared on an Italian show with 9 million viewers.

    This vehicle is offered for sale as an exhibition/museum/collector's vehicle, or for off-road promotional use. DVLA inspection and approval is required prior to use on the public highway. All show cards and world record certificates are included in the sale, as is the 'FastFood' web site and domain name. The vehicle also comes with a Swansea V5 document and an expired MoT (2011).

Saleroom notices

  • This vehicle comes with a current Swansea V5, however a UK DVLA inspection and approval is required before any further Registration Documents (V5Cs) will be issued
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