Talbot

1 Of 2: 1981 Talbot Matra Murena Special

Finding a rare version of an already rare car can be difficult but is not impossible. Take the Talbot Matra Murena: Three different versions were produced (the 1.6, the 2.2, and the S) between 1980 and 1983 for a… more»

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French 3-Seater: 1983 Talbot Matra Murena

Here’s a rare bird: a 1983 Talbot-Matra Murena with the larger 2.2L four-cylinder engine. This particular car (and brand) was not seen in North America, but the Murena was imported early in its life into Canada, arriving in Montreal… more»

Pininfarina Project: 1985 Talbot Samba Cabrio

Here’s one for our friends in the UK, a 1985 Talbot Samba Cabrio. It’s in Coventry, United Kingdom and is listed on eBay as a classified ad for £1,950 ($2,668). Thanks to Barn Finds friend and fan, Mr. Richard M.,… more»

2012 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance

Seeing the show cars on the lawn at Pebble Beach is quite a thrill, but seeing/hearing/smelling them in action is something altogether different. Each year approximately 160 of the Pebble Beach Concours show cars go on a 50 mile… more»

Slumbering Saoutchik: 1949 Talbot Lago T26

Barn finds have always been prized by the average car collector, as they are typically affordable to buy and hopefully easy to restore. Recently even the Concours crowd has taken notice. There was even a preservation class at the… more»

1954 Sunbeam-Talbot 90 Sport Saloon Project

Sunbeam-Talbots may not be as desirable as the Talbot-Lagos, but this 1954 Sunbeam-Talbot 90 Sport Saloon is a very rare sedan with rally heritage in its blood. This car belonged to the seller’s parents at the time he drove… more»

French Lotus: 1983 Talbot Matra Murena

Finding a car which offers Lotus like handling can be challenging, but this Talbot Matra Murena comes pretty close. And what it lacks in performance, it makes up in looks and character. This rare low mileage French sports car… more»