My Car Quest

July 27, 2017

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...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [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...]

Is The Collector Car Of Your Dreams Out Of Reach Now?

by Mike - Collector car prices have increased significantly over the past few years and maybe the object of your desire is out of reach now - unless you were lucky enough to acquire it before the price increases. Unfortunately many of us did … [Read more...]

Wally’s Favorite Concepts: The Ford Mach 2 – Did It Survive?

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 1964, Ford announced the mid-engined low slung race car, the GT40, and though its primary purpose was to win LeMans (which it did in 1966) the attempt to make a road car version was a flop. Oh, a few were sold but they … [Read more...]

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