Vintage: 1966 Matra Djet 6 BJ

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Vintage: 1966 Matra Djet 6 BJ
Half a century ago, a sportscar designed by Frenchman Ren Bonnet caused a sensation at the Paris Motor Show with its eccentric design and innovative technology. The Djet had a fiberglass body, but the true revolution was the location of the engine right behind the driver.Until then, the mid-engine concept had only been used in racecars. The specs for this first volume-production, mid-engine model also reflect its motorsports aspirations: zero to 100 km/h in just eight seconds with a top speed of 210 km/h, powered by a relatively small 1.3 liter engine.
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