Comments - Unique of the Week: 1983 Matra Murena 2.2 S

Published: Dec 22, 2012
Description: With the exception of the Volkswagen Group, the European auto industry is currently experiencing some troubling financial times. Due to the global economic recession's effects still present throu...
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Carl ed Dec 22, 2012
@erich I agree
Description: Many other smaller European brands have disappeared over the years due to money issues of their own or simply by being bought out by larger companies (like VW). One of those departed automakers was Ma...
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Simon Trépanier Dec 23, 2012
The engine is central and Its a 3 passagers car: is not a Mazda!
Janak Solanki Dec 23, 2012
That was probably a really sexy car back in 80s. Especially considering what the other options were
Lou Guerrero Dec 22, 2012
I kinda like it.
Michael Riley Dec 22, 2012
Ugly as fuck?
Robert Odom Dec 22, 2012
And what kind of Mazda would this be like?
Drew Humphrey Dec 22, 2012
Basically an old Mazda
Janak Solanki Dec 23, 2012
I like it
Description: Along with this successful, although short, foray into motorsports, Matra also produced some interesting road cars, such as the Murena. Launched in 1980, the Murena was a two-door sports car that was ...
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Daniel Eads Dec 22, 2012
The F1 had a middle front seat and two seats back a bit. This is completely different because it's left hand drive not mid drive.
Ben Bourdon Dec 22, 2012
I'd say the 3 seats in the front look more like my grandma's Olds 88 than a McLaren F1
Tyler Ray DeFord Dec 22, 2012
Or Saturns. . .
Colby Church Dec 22, 2012
Like the Corvette. Nah nah nah nah nah nah. :P No rust.... Sounds good to me. :)
Description: Because of its mid-engine layout, it also had respectable sports car handling. Power came from a base 1.6-liter engine but the optional 2.2-liter inline-four was the way to go. It produced 142 horsep...
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Jörgen Nilsson Dec 24, 2012
Come on, CarBuzz! How in the world is this like the McLaren F1?
Janak Solanki Dec 23, 2012
Nice seats!
Zac D'Anna Dec 23, 2012
Looks like an old couch
Lou Guerrero Dec 22, 2012
I question the shifter placement.
David Munasinghe Dec 22, 2012
@stephen. It's French made. Says a lot about road head.lol
Stephen Tyler Learn Dec 22, 2012
Whoever designed the seating arrangement in this car loved road head
Bill Estep Jr Dec 22, 2012
That middle seat is neat
Colby Church Dec 22, 2012
Nice for an early eighties car.
Jon Ashley Dec 22, 2012
world's greatest steering wheel
Description: Production, however, ended in 1983 when the factory that built the Murena switched to making the Renault Espace. As for Matra, following its privatization in 1988, it eventually became a part of a lar...
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Janak Solanki Dec 23, 2012
This car keeps getting better as I scroll down.
Jackson Bond Dec 28, 2012
Porsche 944 taillights look almost identical ha
Lou Guerrero Dec 22, 2012
Those tai lights
Matt Piccolo Dec 22, 2012
Back reminds me of a Porsche for some reason