Last updated Sep 8, 2009
Rare car built for Renault by Matra under contract with Renault which allowed Renault to take the Espace back in-house.
Designed as a very high-spec Coupe-MPV - 2-door, 4/5 seat, 2.0 Turbo or 3.0 V6. Aimed at "... parents whose kids have left home but still want an MPV-style, prestige vehicle." In fact, that market didn't materialise and production stopped after just 8,270 had been built (447 in RHD for the UK), following which Matra car production was, sadly, closed down.
Gained some extra fame from appearance in film "Children of Men".
Has now become a "future classic", mainly because of it's unusual and futuristic design. Believed to be just 4,000 left running in the world.
Now registered as M444TRA.
Sadly now sold to George in Belgium, who seems like a nice chap and will take care of Ava.
3.0 V6 24v
5-speed Auto with "Tiptronic" type option
"Privilege" spec - Fully loaded
Avon uni-directional tyres (replacing Michelins)
Stainless exhaust (cat-back)
Now added 18" option alloy wheels with Avon ZZ3s
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