De Tomaso Pantera 1972 – USA

De Tomaso Pantera z centralnie umieszczonym silnikiem nawiązywała do najbardziej ekstremalnych konstrukcji swojej epoki, jak Lamborghini Miura czy Maserati Bora. Projekt włoskiego studia stylistycznego Ghia do dziś wygląda świeżo i atrakcyjnie, a po umiejętnie przeprowadzonych modyfikacjach, wprost trudno uwierzyć w jego półwieczną metryczkę. Tu zrezygnowano z chromowanych ozdób, amerykańskich zderzaków i obrysówek, poszerzono błotniki, dodano kilka wlotów powietrza i całkowicie przeprojektowano wnętrze. Mocniejszy jest silnik, hamulce, nie zapomniano o nawigacji, klimatyzacji i kamerze cofania. Kosztem oryginalności uzyskano projekt, który sprawia wrażenie całkowicie współczesnego kastoma. Samochód wkrótce pojawi się na aukcji domu aukcyjnego Mecum, a oczekiwaną cenę określono na 225 – 250 tys. USD.


Link: https://www.mecum.com/lots/CA0816-259989/1972-detomaso-pantera/

LOT F43 MONTEREY 2016 AUG 18-20
1972 DETOMASO PANTERA L
427 CI, Custom Body Modifications

Engine 427 CI
Trans 5-Speed
Color Black
Interior Black
VIN/Serial THPNMY04593

ESTIMATE
$225,000 – $250,000

HIGHLIGHTS
4,880 miles
427 CI fuel injected Windsor block and Cleveland heads
Polished and rebuilt 5-speed transmission
Rear wheel drive
Black with Black leather interior
Best of Show Italian Concorso DeTomaso cars in 2009 and 2010
Borla mufflers with 180 degree headers
Oversized aluminum radiator custom support, fan shroud and twin electric fans
Custom full body length water pipes
4-wheel disc brakes
Custom 18 inch Kinesis wheels
Body stripped to metal
Side markers filled, front truck hood vents were added
Rear engine mesh screen added
Engine compartment smoothed and painted
Aluminum control arms
1 inch front and rear sway bars
Carbon fiber dash and door inserts
White face gauges
Kenwood touch screen stereo
Navigation and back-up camera
Smoothed front lower valence
Black anodized mesh grille
Halogen headlights, custom signals

This 1972 DeTomaso Pantera has undergone a restoration including almost everything from performance upgrades to body modifications. Built by Don Byers of Full Throttle Pantera and winner of the Best of Show at the Italian Concorso in the DeTomaso category in 2009 and 2010, this car is the product of a comprehensive restoration. The car was stripped down to the metal, had the side marker lights filled in, was fitted with early European style bumpers and had custom truck-style hood vents added before being professionally finished in show quality Black paint. Other custom body work includes widened front and rear fenders, a rear deck lid fitted with Black anodized mesh inserts and air scoops were added to the side windows. The DeTomaso Pantera boasts custom 9-inch front and 12-inch rear Kinesis wheels that are wrapped in Michelin tires. The wheels hide custom 4-wheel disc brakes that measure 14 inches in the front and 13 inches in the rear and have custom Red calipers. The interior of the car is wrapped in a completely custom Black leather interior and is accented with carbon fiber dash and door inserts and custom wool carpeting with DeTomaso branded inserts. Additionally, the seat pans have been lowered and the pedal box has been moved forward to create more foot and head room in the cockpit. Other interior modifications include custom Sparco seats, air conditioning control panel, anodized control knobs and pedals, Veglia custom White face gauges and extensive sound insulation. The 427 CI fuel injected engine boasts a Windsor Block, Cleveland heads and 180 degree headers. It is mated to a fully polished and rebuilt manual transmission that has been fitted with a longer fifth gear. Modifications within the smoothed and painted engine compartment include an oversized radiator, hidden air conditioning compressor and polished alternator. Handling has been improved using a full range of custom suspension pieces and braking hardware, including front and rear anti-roll bars and adjustable coilovers, custom cross drilled rotors and custom calipers. The car also comes with a custom Kenwood stereo system, navigation system and rearview camera.