Built from 1966 to 1971, the De Tomaso Mangusta was the second road-going model made by the recently established Italian car manufacturer, and the first car to be sold in significant numbers. Using the chassis of the previous modelthe Vallelungaas a base, the Mangusta featured a popular mid-engine layout and modern equipment. Powered by a 289 Ford engine tuned similarly to the Shelby-Mustang GT 350, the De Tomaso Mangusta’s top speed was recorded at 155 mph. Larger tires were fitted on later models to improve handling. The body was designed by Giugiaro at Ghia and the result was stunning. The car featured curvy and smooth lines, a simple grille, a low profile, and a very long hood. The interior was quite small with little space for passengers and luggage.
In the market for a 1971 De Tomaso Mangusta? The Beverly Hills Car Club is a great resource from their large inventory of classics of all makes, models, and conditions, to their friendly and knowledgeable staff that will help you find the perfect example at the right price. When it came out, the De Tomaso Mangusta was an affordable sports car offering a thrilling driving experience. As only 400 examples were made throughout the production run, a 1971 De Tomaso Mangusta can be difficult to find. In addition to their large collection, The Beverly Hills Car Club team will share useful tips and advice on how to make a good transaction. For one, they’ll recommend to hire an expert to carry out a complete pre-purchase inspection. This step will give you all the information you need to evaluate the classic, plan maintenance expenses and learn more about the functioning of the car.
Call The Beverly Hills Car Club team today to have an expert help you with the research and purchase of your future 1971 De Tomaso Mangusta. The team is known for their top quality service and their great offers. Don’t wait and call them today to get started!
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