A very low mileage Pantera, in the same ownership from original registration in February 1975 until September 2014. A very original fully documented car with a warranted mileage of under 24000 miles. Designed by Tom Tjaarda, and built by Ghia, the Pantera was launched in 1970, and subsequently up rated in 1973 to the Pantera L (Luxury).The Pantera, was powered by the Ford 351 – 4V Ford V-8, driven through a five speed ZF gearbox. With power assisted disc brakes on all four wheels, together with rack and pinion steering all of which created a 1970’s super car capable of a top speed of just under 160 MPH, and on launch a 0-60 mph time of 5.5 seconds Description and History A one owner car until 2014, originally purchased by Ernie Whittaker, on behalf of his 21 year old nephew Bob Evans in February 1975 under a monthly finance agreement, which on settlement in 1978 the title was passed to Bob. In the history file are the sale agreement, loan agreement, paying in book , and pictures of Bob with the car in 1975 when he was 21. Due to his age, his uncle had put the finance in his name until paid off by Bob. Options / Extras Air conditioning, Magnesium Sports Wheels, 351-4V engine, 5 speed transmission, Power disc brakes, electric windows, tinted glass and full instrumentation all came standard in the 1975 on the road price of $11753.26 including sales tax. Condition Report Overall An extremely original car with low mileage and confirmed ownership, excellent interior, original paintwork which has had minor repairs, and that need a small amount of attention to bring back to very good condition. Body / Coachwork / Interior Sharp lines with no indication of body damage or old repairs, aside from some cosmetic repairs to the original paintwork through over the last forty years. Engine and Mechanicals Checked through our workshops the condition report confirms: Engine Recently recommissioned. New Exhaust Headers, Carb, starter motor. Gearbox VG Transaxle VG Brakes Recently serviced - VG Steering VG Documents available Original bill of sale, loan agreement, Copy US title docs, handbook, delivery mileage certificate, receipts and other documents from original sale. Photographs of the first owner with the car in 1975.
|Make||British Classic Cars|
|Category||British Classic Cars, Classic Cars, DeTomaso|
|LHD / RHD||LHD|
|Private / Trade||Private|
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|Advert placed on||February 28, 2017 6:20 pm|