My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

Ghia Serenissima Agena: Missing In Action? (Not Anymore)

Three years ago yesterday I published this story from Wallace Wyss about an Italian GT one-off designed by American Tom Tjaarda. Now Wallace is happy to report the car has been found and is coming up for auction at the Artcurial auction on February 8 … [Read more...]

Orange County Panteras Palooza Meet – May 6, 2018

by Wallace Wyss - OK, I get it. Finally. What do I get? I get it what Pantera owners are doing. I talk about it in a book review of the book Extreme Panteras, but want to re-iterate my change of mind. I used to be against … [Read more...]

Book Review: Extreme Panteras

Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: Extreme Panteras Authors: David and Linda Adler Foreward by Tom Tjaarda Binding: Hardbound Format: Horizontal Size: 11” x 8.5” Length: 304 pg. Price: $89.95 Publisher: Adler … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]