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Matra Rancho

This Memory is looking a little short on nostalgia! Have you got anything you could add?

I remember seeing one of these round my village in a horrible green colour.


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Matra Rancho Last post by memoman
29 December 2009

Do You Remember Matra Rancho?

Do You Remember Matra Rancho?

  • Anonymous user
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    All the boys at my junior chool longed for their dads to have one of these! I suppose they were one of the first SUV's- my own father hankered after one for a while, though in the end we bought a lovely Allegro estate instead which we still have. The UV-green colour really made them stand out- I have heard that the Rancho was the inspiration for the design of the Land Rover Discovery, after all, hey don't look ENTIRELY dissimilar.
  • Anonymous user
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    It looked like a 4x4, but it was only front-wheel drive (based on a Simca saloon. Not much use off-road, then!) Land Rover adopted the kicked-up roofline for the Discovery later.
  • McG
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    I only ever saw one... which our Barry had on Brookside