This site documents the build of a Sylva RIOT SE. For those of you who don’t know Sylva Autokits Ltd make kit cars and although the R1ot is no longer made the new car in the stable is the Sylva Vectis. www.sylva.co.uk.
Sylva used to make the R1ot designed to take either the Yamaha R1 engine or the Ford Sigma series of engines, I made the R1ot using the Ford Sigma 1700cc engine from the Ford Puma. The build started at the end of December 2005 and after a break between June and October 2006 due to work the car was completed at the at the end of March 2007. The car passed it’s SVA on 30 March 2007.