Matra MS670 group 5 (1972)

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Chassis numbers


3 units built
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MS72, V12 (60º) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
2999cc, 79.7 x 50 mm
450 bhp / 306 KW @ 10500 rpm
320 Nm / 236 ft lbs @ 8400 rpm
aluminium block and head
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl, 48 valves total
aspiration, natural with Lucas Mark II mechanical fuel injection
water cooled
Dry sump
ZF 5DS 25, 5 speed manual gearbox
fiberglass bodyshell on aluminium monocoque chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension wishbones, trailing arms, coils over dampers, anti-roll bar
rack and pinion steering
Girling discs, all-round
Wheelbase 2558 mm (100.7 in)
Track (fr/r) 1525 mm (60 in) / 1500 mm (59.1 in)

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Ayres Dayt Sebring Brands Hatch Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen
Team 1000km 6h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h
Equipe Matra-Simca Shell, MS670-01 #15, 1st
Equipe Matra-Simca Shell, MS670-02 #14, 2nd
Equipe Matra-Simca Shell, MS670-03 #12, eng ine
Total points
Works Starts/finishes 3/2 3/2
Driver Team entries and car number
Equipe Matra-Simca Shell
Jean-Pierre Beltoise 12
Chris Amon 12
François Cevert 14
Howden Ganley 14
Henri Pescarolo 15
Graham Hill 15

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