Matra Simca 1974

wb: 2370 mm R4 cyl.
1294 cm³
84 ch (DIN)
 
Version I coupé  
Version II coupé  
Courrèges coupé – Paris (October)

France

Backed with fantastic achievements in sport competition, brilliantly engineered Bagheera enjoying great commercial success with 11,264 units placed on the market in 1974. Two versions are available. The cheaper Version I has steel wheels but the Version II offers light-alloy wheels, tinted windows, a heated rear window, inertia seat belts, reclining seats, an on-board watch and an optional electric windows.
The signature Bagheera Courrèges by fashion designer André Courrèges was exhibited at the Paris Show in October. The satin white bodywork is followed by white-and-gold interior. Tinted windows and electric windows are standard.


Wsparta sukcesami sportowymi Bagheera sprzedaje się doskonale. W tym roku nabywców znalazły 11264 egzemplarze. Dostępne są dwie wersje. Tańszy model "Version I" ma stalowe koła i skromniejsze wyposażenie. "Version II" oferuje koła z lekkich stopów, przyciemniane szyby, ogrzewanie tylnej szyby, bezwładnościowe pasy bezpieczeństwa, rozkładane siedzenia, zegarek na desce rozdzielczej i opcjonalne opuszczane elektrycznie szyby boczne.
Bagheera Courrèges sygnowana przez znanego projektanta mody André Courrèges została wystawiona w październiku na salonie w Paryżu. Auto oferowane jest wyłącznie w białym kolorze z biało-złotym wnętrzem.


Bagheera II


Bagheera Version I at the Paris Motor Show in October. Both versions gained passenger side wing mirror.


Bagheera by fashion designer André Courrèges.


Bagheera Courrèges

 

670B V12 cyl. 2992 cm³ 450 ch wb: 2560 mm  
680B       – new model

 

World Sportscar Championship '73 Victories:

1st 1000km Spa 670 #4 Jarier / Ickx
1st 1000km Nürburgring 670 #1 Jarier / Beltoise
1st 1000 km Imola 670 #2 Pescarolo/Larrousse
1st 24 Hours of Le Mans 670 #7 Pescarolo/Larrousse
3rd 24 Hours of Le Mans 670 #9 Jabouille / Migault
1st 1000km Zeltweg 670 #5 Pescarolo/Larrousse
3rd 1000km Zeltweg 670 #6 Jarier / Beltoise
1st Watkins Glen 6 Hours 670 #1 Jarier / Beltoise
1st 1000 km Le Castellet 670 #1 Jarier / Beltoise
2nd 1000 km Le Castellet 670 #2 Pescarolo/Larrousse
1st Brands Hatch 1000km 670 #1 Jarier / Beltoise
2nd Brands Hatch 1000km 670 #2 Pescarolo/Larrousse
1st Kyalami 6 Hours 670 #2 Pescarolo/Larrousse
2nd Kyalami 6 Hours 670 #1 Jarier / Beltoise
1st International Championship for Makes

Entries:

  24h Le Mans 16.06.1974 Entrant: Results:  
# chassis # gen. class  
6 680B 01 Beltoise / Jarier Gitanes ret. -    
7 670B B-06 Pescarolo/Larrousse Gitanes 1st 1st sport 2.0-3.0  
8 670B B-02 Jaussaud / Wollek Gitanes ret. -    
9 670B B-05 Jabouille / Migault Gitanes 3rd 3rd sport 2.0-3.0  

For third consecutive year Matra won the 24h Le Mans and for the second time become the World Champion for Makes. Jean-Luc Lagardère feels like he achieved most of his objectives set ten years earlier and in the face of oil crisis, in December he decided to withdrawn from competition.


Matra Equipe Gitanes team at Le Mans.


The winners of the 24h Le Mans: Matra MS 670 B, chassis #B-06, engine: Simca 2993 cm³ (Henri Pescarolo / Gérard Larrousse) by Equipe Gitanes.


Jabouille and Migault took third place at 24h Le Mans, behind Ferrari in the Matra MS 670 B, chassis #B-05, engine: Simca 2993 cm³ by Equipe Gitanes..


Matra MS 670 B, chassis #B-02, engine: Simca 2993 cm³ (Jean-Pierre Jaussaud / Bob Wollek / José Dolhem) by Equipe Gitanes at 24h Le Mans.


Matra MS 680, chassis #01, engine: Simca 2993 cm³ (Jean-Pierre Beltoise / Jean-Pierre Jarier) by Equipe Gitanes at 24h Le Mans.