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Matra-Simca 1965-1983

Matra Simca 530 and Bagheera 1968-1980

Matra Sports was established in 1965 when Matra (aerospace company) took over the René Bonnet company (Matra built the fibre-glass bodies for Bonnet). In 1969 Matra was taken over by Simca. 

1973 Matra 530 LX

1973 Matra 530 LX

 

The Matra 530 LX was fitted with an 85 hp 1700cc V4 Ford Taunus engine

Simca Sports models 1951-1960

Simca Sports models 1951-1960

Simca produced a number of coupés and convertibles, starting with the Simca Huit Sport in 1949. Bodywork was by Facel Metallon (who later built cars of their own under the Facel Vega name).

1953 Coupé Simca 9 Sport

1953 Coupé Simca 9 Sport

1956 Simca Aronde 1300

1956 Simca Aronde 1300

 

Opel GT/J 1900 1970-1973

Opel GT/J 1900 1970-1973

The GT/J was built from 1970 to 1973 and was a slightly cheaper version of the GT. It had a 90 hp 1900 cc four cylinder engine that gave the car a top speed of 185 km/h.

Opel GT/J

Opel GT/J

Floride & Caravelle 1959-1968

Floride & Caravelle 1959-1968

Renault Floride

Renault Floride

 

Floride Dinky Toy

Floride Dinky Toy

 

Renault Caravelle

Renault Caravelle

 

VW Karmann-Ghia 1957-

VW Karmann-Ghia 1957-

VW Karmann-Ghia 1200

VW Karmann-Ghia 1200

VW Karmann-Ghia 1200

VW Karmann-Ghia 1200

VW Karmann-Ghia 1500

VW Karmann-Ghia 1500

NSU Sport Prinz

NSU Sport Prinz

Sportprinz

NSU Sport Prinz

The Sport Prinz was designed at Bertone studios by Franco Scaglione

NSU Sport Prinz

1959 NSU Sport Prinz

 

Prinz Coupe

190 SL (W121)

Overshadowed by the 300SL, the four-cylinder 190SL is a fine car in its own right. It was built from 1955 to 1963.

Lamborghini Urraco

The Lamborghini Urraco P250 was styled and designed by BERTONE.

Urraco

1971 Lamborghini Urraco P250

September 1971 Press Release:

"THE LAMBORGHINI URRACO P250

Jaguar XK 120 (1948-1954)

The sensational 120 was introduced in 1948. It shared its chassis with the Mark V, although the 120's was shortened somewhat. The XK120 was equipped with the new twin-cam six cylinder engine.

Jaguar XK120

Jaguar XK120

© Phil Seed 2002

Jaguar XK 120

XK 120 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

 

Specification Jaguar XK 120

Jaguar XK 140/150 (1954-1961)

1955 Jaguar XK 140

1955 Jaguar XK 140

Jaguar 140

1955 Jaguar XK 140

Drop head coupé and fixed head coupé

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