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Matra Murena 1980 – 1983 T-Shirt - Long Sleeves - Side View

Product Code: MATRA_MURENA_LS_BLK_S
$26.90

Matra Murena 1980 – 1983 Long Sleeve T-Shirt

The Murena, whose name is Italian for "Moray", was the successor to the Matra Bagheera, a similar vehicle that resulted from an earlier collaboration between Matra and Simca. The Murena inherited the Bagheera's mid-engined layout and hatchback body shape, but substantial changes were made to address some of the problems with the previous model, among which were a lack of power, absence of a 5-speed transmission option, and a chassis extremely prone to rust. Engineering of the car was done entirely by Matra. Greek industrial designer Antonis Volanis, who had contributed to the interior of the earlier Bagheera and been principal designer for the Matra Rancho, headed up the design. The styling of the 3-door hatchback Murena was sleek and aerodynamic. The seating was unique, with all three seats placed in one row, with the middle seating able to fold down becoming an armrest. The Murena drew heavily from the corporate parts bin, using engines from the Talbot Solara and Talbot Tagora, a transaxle from the Citroën CX, tail light clusters (but with custom lenses), steering rack and front suspension from the Talbot Horizon, front indicator and running lights from the Renault 12, and door handles from the Peugeot 505. A total of 10,680 Matra Murena's were produced during its production period.

A game of subtle lights and shadows reveal the magnificent curves of the body of the Matra Murena 1980 – 1983, a Legendary French Automobile. Detailed and harmonious, the artistic illustration has grabbed the essence of one of the most influential vehicle of the 20th century and is printed in front of the tee. Refine and stylish, it is a perfect wear for any occasion and to show your passion for a true Legend that lives forever: the Matra Murena 1980 – 1983 Long Sleeve T-Shirt.

The featured original artwork has been printed on a high quality 6.0 oz 100% pre-shrunk cotton t-shirt.
Seamless double needle collar - sleeve & bottom hems.
It is available in Black, Charcoal, Indigo, Forest Green, Navy & Military Green in size S - M - L - XL - 2XL - 3XL


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