Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
12/21/20 11:58 a.m.
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Starting at a little under $10,000 in 1971–roughly $64,000 today–the De Tomaso Pantera was able to significantly undercut European rivals like Ferrari and Lamborghini, though early examples were often noted as having at least a few tee…

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f105mustang
f105mustang
12/22/20 2:14 p.m.

Why would someone put rubber baby buggy bumpers on a 71/72 Pantera?

I owned a '71 Pantera, red.

BJ
BJ New Reader
12/27/20 7:58 a.m.

While the article on the Pantera is interesting, the example shown is not close to being representative of a first year Pantera. There are many who know these cars well and could provide a good, stock example for an article - although original Panteras are rare. Perhaps consult the community for future articles to ensure accuracy. You could do better.

ktisdale
ktisdale
12/28/20 10:02 a.m.

Colin,

That  Pantera is an"L" model, not a first year. First year Panteras had chrome bumperettes in front and rear. Transition L models had the shark nose front and some had chrome rear bumpers, most Ls had the black bumpers front and rear.

Ken ( had a 1972 sn 4244)

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