Pantera

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»

Early Import: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

The mid-engined De Tomaso Pantera was the perfect combination of Italian style and road-holding with a dose of raw American muscle from its Ford small-block V8. The Pantera, Italian for “Panther,” debuted in Modena, Italy in March 1970 and… more»

World’s Greatest Hybrid? 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Long before the word “hybrid” meant gasoline-electric, it referred to a beautiful European body gently wrapped around a ravening beast of an American V8. Presented for your consideration today is an example of what might be the best-known Italian… more»

Exotic Shed Find: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

De Tomaso Automobili was founded by Argentinian Alejandro De Tomaso in Italy. From 1971-92, they built the exotic Pantera, a mid-engine sports car that was also sold at Lincoln-Mercury dealers in the U.S. in the early-to-mid 1970s. The Cleveland… more»

1 of 73: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

The Pantera was a mid-engine sports car produced by De Tomaso in Italy from 1971-92. They were available in the U.S. for about five years through a partnership with Ford. Most of the cars were powered by Ford’s 351… 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»

Curious Yellow: 1974 DeTomaso Pantera

When I was in high-school, one of the rich kid underclassmen showed up at school one morning being driven by his father in a new DeTomaso Pantera. I didn’t know what it was but I liked it. It had… more»

Award Winner: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

We have seen some nice Panteras here at Barn Finds in recent times, but this car definitely rates as one of the nicest. It has won numerous awards at different shows, including a Best Award at a show featuring… more»

13k Original Miles: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Following on from the much-maligned Mangusta, the Pantera represented a leap forward for De Tomaso in the design and engineering of a classic Italian sports car. It still possessed plenty of flaws, but these were nowhere near as bad… more»

All Original 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

The weather is heating up and so is the exotic car market! This 1974 De Tomaso Pantera is an all original example, with a current bid price of $50,200. It is currently located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, a VIN is… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

There are plenty of enthusiasts in the world who prefer the styling purity of the early De Tomaso Pantera over the later models. This 1972 Pantera is looking for just such a person, but they will need to be… more»

Major Project: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

The person who chooses to take on the restoration of this 1972 De Tomaso Pantera will need to be a person of infinite patience because there is not one aspect of the car that won’t need their attention. However,… more»

Wrecked Exotic: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

When a car comes along with accident damage as severe as we can see on this 1972 De Tomaso Pantera, it is hard to know what to think or say. This is a car that is going to require… more»

1-of-40: 1987 De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S

When the first production De Tomaso Pantera rolled out onto the roads in 1971, the car held an enormous amount of promise. Unfortunately, the “hit and miss” nature of the company’s quality control at that time meant that those… more»