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De Tomaso P72 rebirth livens up the Goodwood Festival of Speed

'Modern-day time machine' reworks an unheralded De Tomaso gem

It's official: Reborn De Tomaso debuts July 4 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

60th Anniversary concept called 'Project P,' we expect that to mean 'Pantera'

60th Anniversary concept called 'Project P,' we expect that to mean 'Pantera.'

De Tomaso Pantera to be reborn? Prototype prowled the streets of Geneva

De Tomaso parent company drives a camo'd car with a familiar shape

De Tomaso parent company drives a camo'd car with a familiar shape.

Ares Design Panther a worthy tribute to the De Tomaso Pantera

Based on the Lamborghini Huracan, only 21 to be made

Based on the Lamborghini Huracan, only 21 to be made.

The De Tomaso Pantera | A wedge salad, revisisted

For all its faults, the Pantera was wicked fast for its time.

De Tomaso sold to Chinese investor for $1.1M

De Tomaso has been sold yet again after the winner of an auction just weeks ago fell through. The Italian brand is now owned by a Chinese company that intends to revive the name.

De Tomaso bought by Swiss investors

De Tomaso could be given a new lease on life after Swiss venture capital firm L3 Holdings won out over rival bids from Italy and China to revive the storied Italian sports car manufacturer.

ATS gives up on De Tomaso, moves to Canary Islands [UPDATE]

UPDATE: ATS appears to be going through a management dispute between its two owners - one party supporting the course of action described below and the other working to stop it and keep ATS in Italy. We'll be watching to see how it develops.

ATS acquires De Tomaso in bid to spark Italian revival

Italy has had more than its fair share of old auto marques revived in recent years. Fiat brought back the Abarth marque not long ago, Bugatti restarted in Modena before returning across the border to Molsheim, Carrozzeria Touring got back into the business after decades lying dormant, Zagato revived

Ringbrothers ADRNLN Pantera is yellow, isn't mellow

In the annals of automobile history, there have been many successful vehicles from small European automakers powered by good old-fashioned American V8 engines. Perhaps the most well-known of these Anglo-American mashups is the Shelby Cobra, but another model that figures prominently into the discussion would be the De Tomaso Pantera.

ADRNLN has Pantera bones with Nike skunkworks know-how [UPDATE]

ADRNLN, the car pictured in the rendering above, is based on a 1971 De Tomaso Pantera that had seen better days. But in its transformation to its soon-to-be-revealed second act, Ringbrothers, a custom car shop and parts maker, and Nike's innovation skunkworks team have given the De Tomaso a new lease on life. It's going to be a vibrant life, too, courtesy of a 600-horsepower Chevy LS3 V

De Tomaso chairman arrested amidst accusations of misappropriated funds

Gian Mario Rossignolo, the chairman of De Tomaso, has been arrested under suspicion of misusing $9.2 million in public funds, according to Reuters. Rossignolo was taken into custody alongside both the company's head of human resources and a financial intermediary as part of the probe. The executive's lawyers weren't immediately available for comment, though Zach Bowman

De Tomaso files for bankruptcy

Another small automaker is heading to bankruptcy court in less than a week with the report that De Tomaso has run out of cash and credit. When Artega filed for bankruptcy last week, we felt a bit of a twinge since the German firm has a cool little sports car that just never really got going. And although we're not happy about De Tomaso name plowing into that financ

De Tomaso down for the count

Exotic automakers from Italy come and go, and some are missed more than others. But while names like Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini have remained constant throughout, others have risen and fallen. Bugatti was one such example – revived temporarily by Italian investors before Volkswagen stepped in

Mangusta Legacy Concept just as badass as the original

The world would be a much happier place with a little more De Tomaso Mangusta. The Pantera predecessor featured sexy Italian styling, Ford V8 power and properly scary handling. Only 401 units were built between 1967 and 1971, making the gull-wing machine a proper unicorn for any collector of Italian absurdities.

De Tomaso sells Deauville production rights to China

We all got a little excited when news emerged that De Tomaso was being reborn. After all, what could it hurt to have another storied Italian exotic automaker in the world, right? But then came the Deauville.

De Tomaso to unveil new Pantera at Frankfurt

Let us tell you how this works, De Tomaso: First you give us the supercar, then you dilute the brand with crossovers and city cars and such. Got it? Just ask Porsche or Aston Martin. Oh never mind – we'll just take the sportscar now.

Report: De Tomaso Pantera will return in 2011

The De Tomaso Deauville concept debuted at the Geneva Motor Show to mostly disappointed reactions. Even if it wasn't a re-dressed Cadillac SRX, it would be tough for anything to live up to the spectacular and long-running Pantera that DeTomas

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