My Car Quest

November 19, 2017

Were Panteras Led Down The Wrong Road?

by Wallace Wyss - De Tomaso Panteras are finally getting good money at auctions, but far less than, say, a Maserati Ghibli made in the same time frame. This is partly because they are all too common, the most generally accepted figure being … [Read more...]

The Last DeTomaso Goes Up for Auction

The Prototype that came in from the Cold. by Wallace Wyss - Nobody tells me. And, hey, I wrote three books on DeTomaso. So it’s a little embarrassing to say that I am reporting to you today on a “new” DeTomaso car only 18 years after … [Read more...]

De Tomaso Panteras Came To Monterey

by Mike - The Pantera Club of Northern California Pantera Owners Club of America** held their annual Fun Ralley in Monterey this year for the first time. There were De Tomaso Panteras and a couple of Mangustas all over the Monterey/Carmel/Big … [Read more...]

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...]

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