Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1975
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Metallic Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: £35,000 - £40,000
Registration Number: 874/THPNNK/06599
Chassis Number: OEG 399P
De Tomaso owes its name to its founder, Alejandro De Tomaso, born in Argentina in 1928. Proud of his South American roots, the De Tomaso symbol is an iron tool used to brand horses while its colours are those of the Argentinean flag.
At the age of 27, De Tomaso was already embroiled with his passion for cars and whilst living in Italy raced Maseratis and others for a period of around four years. At the age of 29 he took the bold move of founding his own car company in Modena, the home of Italian sports cars.
Ford's acquisition of De Tomaso in the 1960s was inspired by the desire to create a competitor to General Motor's successful Corvette. The Pantera was that car. Designed by American stylist Tom Tjaarda and engineered by Gian Paulo Dallara, the Pantera came with a variety of mid-engined options including the 5.7 litre GT4 and a 350bhp GTS.
Unlike the Mangusta (which employed a steel backbone c