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Gagarin’s favorite French car

The French sport car “Matra Djet” was a present to the first cosmonaut who was about to rocket out into the outer space – Yuri Gagarin. It was the manufacturer's publicity stunt to gain more popularity. However, it didn’t help and Matra models were out of production in 1967. Mécanique...

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