THEY ROLL OVER ALL THE TIME
This particular myth was popularised by a 2010 episode of Top Gear, when Jeremy Clarkson repeatedly capsized one on a trip around Sheffield. The Reliant Owners’ Club says the car used for filming was altered to make it artificially unstable, being fitted with a 10in driver’s side wheel, a 12in one for the passenger side and a 13in one up front. The results ruined the Robin’s otherwise stable handling – although it did make for amusing classic car telly.
A Reliant Robin heads steadily north – just like values of the best examples