My Car Quest

May 28, 2017

The Sad Last Days of De Tomaso

These pictures may provoke more questions than answers... by Wallace Wyss - In an ideal world, I’d like to think that, when an automaker phases out production, and hangs it up, that all is done neatly, with the final car rolling out of … [Read more...]

Tom Goes For A Ride In A Mangusta

by Mike - Dick Ruzzin's new book, Bella Mangusta, The Italian Art and Design of the De Tomaso Mangusta is available now at this link - click here.   The book is designed to appeal to automobile enthusiasts of all kinds as … [Read more...]

The De Tomaso Pantera 7X: Were We Uh, Bamboozled?…

by Wallace Wyss - I think, after working for Motor Trend at two different points in time, that I gained a certain amount of sophistication. Maybe not. I remember around 1972 or so when the Pantera was already being talked about being … [Read more...]

A DeTomaso Mangusta Sold For Big Bucks

by Michael Gulett - Yesterday at the Auctions America auction in Burbank, California a De Tomaso Mangusta sold for $195,000 hammer price. Add the 10% buyers commission and the total is $214,500. This is the highest price in the US that I have … [Read more...]

The Chevrolet Powered De Tomaso Mangusta

by Mike - Dick Ruzzin writes on Dean's Garage 401 Mangustas were built in Modena, Italy by DeTomaso Automobili. Bodies were supplied by Ghia and both the exterior and interior were designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. All were built with Ford … [Read more...]

The Mangusta Arrives In Vienna, Austria

by Mike - Herbert P. of Vienna, Austria, a regular reader of My Car Quest, bought this De Tomaso Mangusta earlier this year after reading about it on My Car Quest. He sent in these photos taken the day the Mangusta arrived in Vienna and had … [Read more...]

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