Exquisite 1973 DeTomaso Pantera GTS to Highlight Mecum Glendale 2024

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Crafted for the enthusiast who demands both style and performance, the 1973 DeTomaso Pantera GTS is set to take center stage at Mecum Glendale 2024. This automotive masterpiece, with an estimated value between $200,000 and $250,000, showcases a remarkable blend of Italian design and American muscle.

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Under the hood, the Pantera GTS boasts a formidable 351 CI Stroker V-8 engine, enhanced with a Holley Dominator ECU, aluminum heads, and a custom IR manifold, promising a drive that’s as thrilling as it is smooth. The powertrain is perfected with a McLeod twin-disc clutch featuring a hydraulic bearing conversion, ensuring responsive and precise gear shifts.

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The exterior of the Pantera GTS dazzles in a refined black finish, complemented by a hand-fabricated hood and grille trim, and custom handmade rear quarter ducts. The vehicle’s aggressive stance is accentuated by a factory rear delta wing, adding to its aerodynamic efficiency.

Not only does this DeTomaso marvel in performance, but it also offers comfort with its integrated air conditioning system. The driving experience is further enhanced by the Billet Hall Pantera suspension paired with Ridetech adjustable coilovers, delivering unparalleled handling and stability.

Safety and control are paramount, with the car equipped with Hydroboost and a Wilwood tandem master cylinder, alongside 4-wheel 14-inch disc brakes featuring Wilwood 6-piston front and 4-piston rear brakes. This ensures that the Pantera GTS’s power is always under the driver’s command.

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Completing its exquisite presentation are Forgeline wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport tires, a polished transaxle, and a rear exit exhaust system with Borla resonators, producing a symphony that excites the senses.

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera GTS is not just a car; it’s a testament to the fusion of art and engineering, ready to captivate audiences and enthusiasts at Mecum Glendale 2024.

This vehicle and 2000 more are available for sale at Mecum’s Glendale Auction taking place March 5-9.

Shawn Henry

Shawn Henry is an accomplished automotive journalist with a genuine passion for cars and a talent for storytelling. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of the automotive world, including classic cars, cutting-edge technology, and industry trends. Shawn's writing is characterized by a deep understanding of automotive engineering and design.

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