Saturday, August 25, 2012

Matra

Base Model LHS: Matra 650-630; Solido Ref. 178; representing the car s/n: 630-03 that raced in 1970 at the Buenos-Aires 1000 km #10 with J.P. Beltoise & H. Pescarolo 1st OA.

Final Model RHS: Matra 650 Courte; Solido Ref. 178 modified; representing the car s/n: 630-02 that raced in 1970 at Sebring 12hrs #35 Team Matra-Simca with F. Cevert & Dan Gurney 12th OA 8th IC; the modifications included, split exit of the front cooler and totally modifying the rear cowling


Base Model LHS: Matra 650-630; Solido Ref. 178; representing the car s/n: 630-03 that raced in 1971 at the Buenos-Aires 1000 km #10 with J.P. Beltoise & H. Pescarolo 1st OA.

Final Model RHS: Matra 650 Longue; Solido Ref. 178 modified; representing the car s/n: 630-02 that raced in 1970 at Le Mans Gr.:P3.0 #32 Team Matra Elf with Jack Brabham & François Cevert DNF Excessive oil did 76 of 343 laps grid=14th; the modifications included, split exit of the front cooler and modifying the rear cowling elongating the side pontoons and having the engine air trumpets at the center instead of at an angle. For more information please see: "Matra 650 Longue (central intake) from a 650"


Base Model LHS: Matra 650-630; Altaya/ Ixo Ref. 43; representing the car s/n: 630-03 that raced in 1970 at the Tour de France Gr.:GT/S3.0 #134 Team: Mas du Clos with Gerard Larrouse & Johnny Rives 1stOA.

Final Model RHS: Matra 650 Courte; Altaya/ Ixo Ref. 43 modified; representing the car s/n: 630-01 that raced in 1970 at Brands Hatch 1000km Gr.:P3.0 Team: Matra #51 with Jean-Pierre Beltoise & Jack Brabham 12th OA; the modifications included, add front wing, modify cockpit cover from 2 seats to only driver seat, change protection arch from dual seat to sigle seat, remove the ram air intake, add rear wing and modify the tube structure.


Base Model LHS: Matra 670 Longue; Solido Ref. 14; representing the car s/n: 670-02 that raced in 1972 at the Le Mans Gr.:S #14 with F. Cevert & Ganley 2nd OA 4554 km 189 km//h 2nd IC (2501/3000).

Final Model RHS: Matra 660 Longue; Solido Ref. 14 modified; representing the car s/n: 660-01 that raced in 1971 at the Le Mans Gr.:P3.0 Team: Matra #32 with Jean-Pierre Beltoise & Chris Amon dnf 18th hr (fuel injection); the modifications included, reshaping the front inlet, put 2 deflectors at the exit of the front coolers, modify the cockpit cover, remove the ram air inlet, remove the 2 rear fins, change the rear wing and add air inlets in the rear for the rear brakes.


Base Model LHS:Matra 670 Longue; Solido Ref. 14; representing the car s/n: 670-02 that raced in 1972 at the Le Mans Gr.:S #14 with F. Cevert & Ganley 2nd OA 4554 km 189 km//h 2nd IC (2501/3000).)

Final Model RHS: Matra 660 Courte; Solido Ref. 13 modified; representing the car s/n: 660-01 that raced in 1971 at the 300km de Auvergne Gr.:P3.0 Team: Matra #1 Larrouse 3rd OA; the modifications included, reshaping the front inlet, put 2 deflectors at the exit of the front coolers, modify the cockpit cover, remove the ram air inlet, remove the rear wing and replace it for a deflector, open the rear end and add rear tube structure. For more information please see: "Matra 660 Courte made from a Matra 670B Longue"


Base Model LHS: Matra 670 Courte; Solido Ref. 13; representing the car s/n: 670-01 that raced in 1972 at the Le Mans Gr.:S #15 with G. Hill & H. Pescarolo 1st OA 4691 km 195 km/h 1st IC (2501/3000)

Final Model RHS: Matra 670B Courte; Solido Ref. 13 modified; representing the car s/n: 670-01 that raced in 1973 at the Austria 1000km (Zeltweg) Gr.:S #11 with Pescarolo & Larrousse 1st OA; the modifications included, modify the shape of the front top of the cowling and make the rear wing as wide as the car itself.


Base Model LHS: Matra 670C Longue; Ixo Ref. LMC013; representing car s/n: 670-B06 that raced in 1974 at the Le Mans Gr.:S 3.0 #7 team Gitanes with Henri Pescarolo & Gérard Larrousse 1st OA 338 laps 4606 km 191 km/h 1st IC (2500/3000)

Final Model RHS: Matra 670C Coute; Ixo Ref. LMC013 modified; representing car s/n: 670C-B01 that raced in 1974 at the Brands Hatch 1000 Km Gr.:S 3.0 #2 team Gitanes with Henri Pescarolo & Gérard Larrousse 2nd OA; the modifications included, cutting the rear end add an air cooling inlet on top of the the rear cowling and making the rear wing as wide as the car itself. For more information please see: "Matra 670C Courte from a Matra 670C Longue"

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