The demand for De Tomaso’s revered model is due to its iconic beauty, at rest or in motion; and because nothing like it can ever be built again. Especially noteworthy is that while this particular Mangusta is estimated to fetch as much as $275,000, it’s being offered without reserve.Feb 15, 2021
Ford Motor felt that would be too costly–especially since the Pantera was a limited-volume auto to begin with. American imports of the Pantera thus were discontinued after 1974. Lincoln-Mercury said it sold 6,091 Panteras, but most sources said the figure was 5,629 cars.
The De Tomaso P72 is a sports car manufactured by Italian automobile manufacturer De Tomaso. Based on the underpinnings of the Apollo Intensa Emozione, the car is meant to be a homage to the De Tomaso P70 prototype racing car. De Tomaso P72 Engine 5.0 L supercharged Ford Coyote V8 Transmission 6-speed manual
401 Seems Taylor Swift wasn’t the originator of subtle public shaming. The Mangusta’s rarity stems from the fact that only 401 were made. Their less-than-perfect Italian construction and propensity for rust means that of those, only around 250 still exist.Jan 31, 2018
The De Tomaso Pantera is a mid-engine sports car produced by Italian automobile manufacturer De Tomaso from 1971 to 1992. Italian for “Panther”, the Pantera was the automaker’s most popular model, with over 7,000 manufactured over its twenty-year production run.
Ideal Team Ventures De Tomaso’s current owner is Ideal Team Ventures, which also controls Apollo Automobil. As part of this, the P72 and Apollo Intensa Emozione share a carbon fiber monocoque. De Tomaso plans to build 72 units of the P72 and start the vehicle’s pricing at €750,000 (about $890,000).Oct 21, 2020
“Declaring that it can wait no longer for the American automobile industry to recapture its ‘glory days,’ and seeking to inspire all generations, De Tomaso is moving its core operations – including production, design and corporate facilities – from Europe to the U.S.,” the announcement continues.Oct 21, 2020