3D Puzzle: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

A certain segment of our readers will have wanted a DeTomaso Pantera for a long, long time since seeing their first one in the 1970s. Considering that Panteras combine beautiful Italian design with an American V-8 (a formula that… more»

Long Ownership: 1974 DeTomaso Pantera Lusso

For years, the Pantera was the odd man out versus its brethren in the Italian coachwork/American muscle genre – cars like Bizzarrini, Intermeccanica, Monteverdi (Swiss, but employing Frua and Fissore), Iso, and a host of others. Sold by Lincoln-Mercury… more»

Forgotten Supercar: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

If you had to assemble a top 10 list of exotic and/or sports cars that are regularly found abandoned and in need of restoration, the DeTomaso Pantera would almost certainly be on the list. I’m not sure why it… more»

Luxe Version: 1972 DeTomaso Pantera Lusso

Pantera prices have crept up steadily over the last ten years, evincing the desirability that owners have long thought the cars deserved. The blend of Italian styling and American muscle generated a measure of flaws at the outset of… more»

Mr. Pantera’s Car? 1974 DeTomaso Pantera

So, this 1974 DeTomaso Pantera belonged to Mr. Pantera, did it? Pantera, of course, being Italian for Panther. Well, if you did deep enough into the listing, the owner was actually some cat named Wallace Baldyga who was the… more»

1 of 401 Produced: 1971 DeTomaso Mangusta

When we think of DeTomaso, many of us would immediately associate the brand with the Pantera (and for good reason.) The Pantera was the car that seemingly everyone wanted, from die-hard muscle car fans to shoppers who might otherwise… more»

Lime Green Rarity: 1969 DeTomaso Mangusta

The DeTomaso Mangusta is one of those lesser-known sports cars that really does deserve our attention and respect. It has the pedigree that any automotive enthusiast would rightfully seek out when buying a vehicle as an investment, but it… more»

GT5 Clone: 1973 De Tomaso Pantera

I recall the first time that I spied a De Tomaso Pantera – I was immediately smitten! It was a sort of terra cotta colored ’71 version and the sound of it idling was entrancing. Also, being a ’71,… more»

40 Years Owned: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera is special for a few reasons, not the least of which is being in the long-term care of the current owner for 40 years. It sports original paint and is a desirable European-market example that… more»

Rare 1981 Dodge Omni 024 DeTomaso

Chrysler has a history of producing some of the most successful economy cars of the twentieth century, with the cost-effective K-platform underpinning everything from pickup trucks to wagons to sporty coupes. Sometimes the world of sensible economic choices and… more»

35k Miles: 1972 Detomaso Pantera

The Detomaso Pantera is a collaboration between the US and Italy. More specifically, the styling of an Italian supercar powered by a Ford V8. It’s considered by many to be the first “affordable” mid-engined exotic supercar, for what that’s… more»

Rare Color: 1972 DeTomaso Pantera

There are many characteristics that aficionados can use to define rarity in a classic car. The 1972 DeTomaso Pantera was not a common sight on our roads when it was new, but this one wears what the owner claims… more»

Barn Finds Exclusive: 1972 DeTomaso Pantera

With a name that translates as “Panther,” the Pantera was a groundbreaking car for DeTomaso. Introduced by the company as a replacement for the Mangusta, it was their first offering that dispensed with a backbone chassis in favor of… more»

Custom Widebody: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

It’s not at all uncommon to see the classic DeTomaso Pantera show up in project car form despite being classified as a vintage slice of exotica. Despite their Italian heritage, the Ford powerplant seemingly made it seem like less… more»

8,500 Mile GT5 Replica: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera is a claimed warehouse find with just over 8,000 original miles. Despite being low mileage and presumably unmolested, the Pantera has since been heavily modified with a GT5 widebody kit adorned with the requisite flares… more»

Trio Of Early DeTomasa Pantera Projects

Ever wonder where all the DeTomaso Panteras have gone? Well, here are three of them. Two are located in Thousand Oaks, California near Los Angeles and one is in North Carolina. We appreciate Ikey Heyman finding these gems and… more»