De Tomaso Pantera

Tom Tjaarda created the De Tomaso Pantera while at Ford’s Italian design studio, Ghia. It was a full-scale assault on the exotic car segment by De Tomaso, which sold the Italian-American hybrid at North American Lincoln-Mercury dealerships for about $10,000. A mid-mounted Ford 351 cu in V-8 made it competitive with expensive European sports cars, […]