De Tomaso – Sport 5000

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The De Tomaso Sport 5000 (also known as the Ghia DeTomaso, the De Tomaso 70P or the De Tomaso P70) was a short-lived sports racing car built by De Tomaso in 1965. Fitted with a 289 cu in (4,736 cc) Ford V8 engine, the Sport 5000 was initially designed to be used as a Grand…

De Tomaso – Vallelunga

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De Tomaso – City Car

06 Oct 2020
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The city car was a theme that has always interested coachbuilders: this proposal by Vignale has 2 + 2 seats with an opening tailgate and a folding rear seat to form a loading surface. Compact and harmonious, it had to respond to the needs of the city: with good transport possibilities, agility in traffic and…

De Tomaso – 1600 Spider

26 Jun 2020
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In 1971 at the Turin motor show, DeTomaso unveiled this prototype built by Ghia named 1600 Spider, powered by a Ford engine and completely similar to theFiat  X1/9 designed by Bertone. Surely among those few who remember that episode, many think of a case of plagiarism. In reality, De Tomaso did not have any productive…

De Tomaso – Deauville

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By the time the DeTomaso Pantera was introduced in 1971, DeTomaso Automobili was already taking steps to flesh out its model line. The design house “Ghia” was selected to design and provide body construction for two new cars, the Deauville 4-door sedan and the Longchamp 2-door coupe. Tom Tjaarda was chosen as the lead stylist…

De Tomaso – Mustela

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Tom Tjaarda is very well known in the Ford scene for his design of the De Tomaso Pantera. In 1960 he designed the Ford dragster project IXG, in 1962 worked on a Pininfarina Corvair project. In 1969 he designed the De Tomaso Mustela while being at Ghia followed by the De Tomaso Deauville and De…

De Tomaso – Rowan

26 Jun 2020
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The De Tomaso Rowan was an electric powered concept car built in 1967. The car was a supermini with five seats. It only had two doors and was left hand drive.

De Tomaso – Competizione 2000

26 Jun 2020
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De Tomaso – Pampero

14 Apr 2020
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The Pampero, named after a special wind that blows across the Argentine Pampas, was in principle a new open version of the Vallelunga, but with slightly different dimensions and a completely new body. Giugiaro had lengthened the Vallelunga wheelbase by 1.5 cm to 2,350 mm. The chassis was basically unchanged so the heavy spine frame ran…

De Tomaso – Pantera 2000

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Presented just as a mock-up on 5 September 1999 in front of 500 people during De Tomaso’s 40th anniversary celebrations, the Pantera 2000 was the last car presented by Alejandro De Tomaso. Designed by Marcello Gandini, this futuristic concept was conceived to be a luxurious supercar to bring De Tomaso into the new millennium. The…

De Tomaso – Mangusta Spyder

07 Mar 2020
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1966 was the turning point for De Tomaso thanks to the presentation of the legendary Mangusta, designed to contrast the Shelby cars. However, a first preview of the vehicle had taken place the previous year at the Geneva motor show when a Targa variant made by the Ghia bodywork had been shown. The basic mechanics…

De Tomaso – Zonda

26 Jan 2020
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De Tomaso presented this Coupé designed by Tom Tjaarda back in 1971 (altough the first sketch was done by Giulia Moselli, ex Italdesign) at the Geneva Motor Show. Based on a shortened Deauville chassis, it feature a 5.7 V8 Ford engine. The Zonda was intendes for the american market but Ford declined to import it…

De Tomaso – Deauville

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De Tomaso Deauville is a luxury car prototype presented by the Italian car manufacturer De Tomaso in March 2011. Build on the Cadillac SRX base, the Deauville was characterized by a line that differed from the most popular sedans on the market of that time, taking up volumetric solutions similar to those of the BMW…

De Tomaso – Mangusta

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he Mangusta replaced the Vallelunga model, on which its chassis was based. The word “mangusta” is Italian for “mongoose”, an animal that can kill cobras. It was rumored that the car was so named in retaliation to a failed deal between De Tomaso and Carroll Shelby. Alejandro de Tomaso offered to help Carroll Shelby to…

De Tomaso – Pantera

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Historical value progression [wpdatachart id=1]   About the model The Pantera was designed by the Italian design firm Ghia’s American-born designer Tom Tjaarda and replaced the Mangusta. Unlike the Mangusta, which employed a steel backbone chassis, the Pantera’s chassis was of a steel monocoque design, the first instance of De Tomaso using this construction technique….

De Tomaso – Longchamp GTS

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De Tomaso – Montella

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De Tomaso – Vallelunga

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The DeTomaso Vallelunga was based on a roadster designed by Carrozzeria Fissore named after the Autodromo di Vallelunga racing circuit and first shown as a concept car at the Turin Motor Show in 1963. De Tomaso had hoped to sell the design of the concept to another company, but when there were no takers had the car produced by Ghia. It was the first road…