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  Matra MS670C
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1974
Numbers built:4 (3 converted MS670B)
Predecessor:Matra MS670B
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 25, 2013
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Engine
Configuration MS73 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,999 cc / 183 cu in
Bore / Stroke 79.7 mm (3.1 in) / 50.0 mm (2 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 490 bhp / 366 KW @ 11,500 rpm
Torque 320 Nm / 236 ft lbs @ 8,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 163 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body glass-fibre reinforced plastic panels
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension twin lower links, single top links, twin trailing arms, coils over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, rear in-board
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 675 kilo / 1,488 lbs

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.73 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1974 Spa 1000 km (Jacky Ickx / Jean-Pierre Jarier in MS670C-04)
1974 Nurburgring 1000 km (Jean-Pierre Jarier / Jean-Pierre Beltoise in MS670C-04)
1974 Imola 1000 km (Henri Pescarolo / Gerard Larousse in MS670B-01)
1974 24 Hours of Le Mans (Henri Pescarolo / Gerard Larousse in MS670B-06)
1974 Zeltweg 1000 km (Henri Pescarolo / Gerard Larousse in MS670B-01)
1974 Watkins Glen 6 Hours (Jean-Pierre Beltoise / Jean-Pierre Jarier in MS670C-04)
1974 Le Castellet 1000 km (Jean-Pierre Beltoise / Jean-Pierre Jarier in MS670C-04)
1974 Brands Hatch 1000 km (Jean-Pierre Beltoise / Jean-Pierre Jarier in MS670C-04)
1974 Kyalami 6 Hours (Henri Pescarolo / Gerard Larousse in MS670B-01)

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