De Tomaso started building sports cars in the 1960s and the Pantera was the first model to be produced and sold in high numbers. The reason for the model’s success was a very affordable price compared to other Italian sports cars such as Ferraris and Maseratis. Introduced in 1970, the De Tomaso Pantera was distributed by Ford on the American market until 1974. After 1974, the demand for De Tomaso Pantera models was still strong in the US and third parties imported examples regularly although the increasingly strict emission and safety regulations made it difficult. Two models were available in 1979: the Pantera Lfor Lussoand the GTS Euro. Some upgrades were made to the body, including new and smaller side blinker lightsthe same ones as used on the Ferrari 308and air vents on the hood to improve cooling.
The Beverly Hills Car Club is ready to assist you with the purchase of your future 1979 De Tomaso Pantera. Come visit their Los Angeles-based classic car dealership anytime to view the current examples available. Their collection is constantly growing and the friendly team will make your experience easy and hassle-free. If you’re not in the area, don’t hesitate to browse the online inventory and call for more information. The team will be happy to assist you from anywhere in the country. The Beverly Hills Car Club is also known for sharing useful tips and advice with their family and friends. Call today to ask about the best practice for buying a 1979 De Tomaso Pantera at the right value. One thing they’ll tell you is to make sure you inspect the body thoroughly for rust. Even if a restoration was previously made, a refreshing might be needed and can be quite onerous.
Call the team today to speak with the experts and move forward with your project of buying a 1979 De Tomaso Pantera. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is only one phone call away and would be glad to assist you with your research and purchase experiences.
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