1972 Reliant Regal

''Trotter Van''

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1972
  • Car type 
    Station Wagon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX

Saturday 5th July 2008 at 14.30

''Only fools and Horses'' is without doubt one of the most successful productions in the BBC''s history. John Sullivan''s tales of London market traders ''Del Boy'' and Rodney Trotter have touched the hearts of TV fans across the world since 1981, and the Christmas specials regularly recorded record viewing figures. As well as David Jason''s ''Del Boy'' and Nicholas Lyndhurst''s Rodney, the show introduced us all to their myriad friends, relatives and acquaintances. It also made a star of a humble three wheeler, which ever since the show began has understandably come to be known not by its given name of ''Regal'', but as a Trotter van. Perhaps the very first sign viewers had of the character of Del Boys ''empire'' came during the opening credits of the first show, when the scruffy little yellow three wheeled van is seen outside