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1973 De Tomaso Pantera 7x

Chassis no. THPNNG06114
Engine no. 05602
Coachbuilder Ghia
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1973
Manufacturing
From 1973
to 1974
Plate: 7XPANTERA
Country: US
1973
Generic fact: Other photos
From December 1973
to 1974
Owner: FORD MOTOR COMPANY (US)
Famous owner: Car Manufacturer
Note: The 7x Pantera, a new show car from Ford Motor Company's Ghia design studios and workshops in Italy, is one-off of the Pantera L 1974 sold in the United States and Europe
1973
1st and current interior
Material: Leather
Seats: Two tone brown-tan panels. Tan seats.
1973
1st and current engine no. 05602
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY (US)
1973
1st and current body
Coachbuilder: Ghia
Type: Fastback coupe
Colour: Bronze
1973
1st and current chassis no. thpnng06114
From 1974
to 1980
Owner: Don De La Rossa (US)
Famous owner: President of Ghia S.p.a.
Note: Don De La Rossa supervises the "conversion" of the "Pantera II 7x" to "Montella" road car as follows: remove Pantera name from nose and tail, added rubber strip around belting, added hood vent to allow radiator hot air to exit, added side mirrors, repainted car in pearl white over metallic bronze, added De Tomaso and Montella nameplates
1st January 1974
Identification document: Car manufacturers' heritage certificate - Ford - New release 1974
1974
Plate: FGV345L
Country: US
1974
Generic fact: Studio Photos
1974
Press review: Unknown author, "Unknown", Unknown , 1974
From 23rd February 1974
to 3rd March 1974
Event: Chicago, McCormick Place Auto Show
Locality: Chicago (US)
April 1974
Event: Detroit Auto Show
Locality: Detroit (US)
From 17th May 1974
to 27th May 1974
Event: Los Angeles Auto Expo
Locality: Los Angeles (US)
From 1980
to 1981
Owner: SPORT CAR EXCHANGE (US)
From 1981
to July 2006
Owner: Frederick T. Hamm (US)
Purchase price: $ 38,000
From 1981
to currently
Owner: Corrado Lopresto (IT)
1981
Event: Italian Happening
Locality: Detroit (US)
1981
Event: Cars and Concepts Auto Expo
Locality: Detroit (US)
1982
Event: Sloan Museum Summer Fair
Locality: Flint (US)
1983
Event: Cars and Concepts Auto Expo
Locality: Detroit (US)
1984
Event: Italian Happening
Locality: Detroit (US)
1984
Event: Concours d'Elegance of America
Locality: Meadowbrook (US)
1985
Event: Italian Happening
Locality: Detroit (US)
1986
Event: Italian Happening
Locality: Detroit (US)
4th July 1986
Event: Wheels of Freedom International Freedom Festival
Locality: Detroit (US)
4th July 1990
Event: Wheels of Freedom International Freedom Festival
Locality: Detroit (US)
2004
Event: Concorso d'Italia at Detroit
Locality: Detroit (US)
From August 2006
to 2007
Owner: James Hamm (US)
Note: Inherited from the estate of Frederick T. Hamm with 16,756 miles on odometer
17th August 2007
Event: RM Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction
Locality: Monterey (US)
Note: Lot 271
5th March 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Long Forgotten Pantera Prototype Resurfaces At Villa D'este", Italianspeed.com , 03-2008
April 2008
Restoration: Photo Interiors
April 2008
Restoration: Photo electrical system
April 2008
Restoration: Photo chassis engine - mechanics
From 25th April 2008
to 27th April 2008
Event: Concorso Internazionale d'Eleganza di Villa d'Este
Locality: Cernobbio (IT)
Race number: #90
Class: G - Sogni Italiani - Vetture da Salone di Stilisti Italiani
Driver: Tom Tjaarda (US)
From 23rd May 2008
to 25th May 2008
Event: Concorso Internazionale di Eleganza per Autovetture ASI-Città di Torino
Locality: Torino (IT)
Race number: #30
From 11th July 2008
to 13th July 2008
Event: Goodwood Festival of Speed - Cartier "Style et Luxe"
Locality: West Sussex (GB)
17th July 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Significant Historic Italian Concepts Starred In Goodwwood's Cartier Paddock", Italianspeed.com , 07-2008
21st July 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Goodwood: Exotics On The Grass", Speedhunters.com , 07-2008
19th March 2011
Event: Museo dell'Automobile di Torino - Inaugurazione MAUTO
Locality: Torino (IT)
Note: Exposition of the car during the inauguration of the museum at the presence of the Italian president Giorgio Napolitano
From 2nd September 2011
to 5th September 2011
Event: uniques special ones international concours
Locality: Firenze (IT)
Race number: #57
Driver: Corrado Lopresto (IT)
Results / Prizes: 10th CL
Note: Show Cars
May 2012
Press review: Unknown author, "Week End A Motore Tutti Gli Eventi Del 12-13 Maggio", motori.corriere.it , 05-2012
May 2012
Press review: Unknown author, "De Tomaso Pantera Ii : Bloccata Dalla Crisi", Concorsodeleganzacastellodimiramare.it , 05-2012
From 12th May 2012
to 13th May 2012
Event: Concorso d'Eleganza Castello di Miramare
Locality: Trieste (IT)
Race number: #28
Results / Prizes: Peoples's Choice
21st May 2012
Press review: Unknown author, "Classic Concepts: De Tomaso Pantera Ii\ Montella", Classic Driver.com , 05-2012
January 2019
Bibliography: Boetto Cohen Giosuè, L'americano: Tom Tjaarda A Torino 1958 - 2017 , Asi - Automotoclub Storico Italiano, n.p. 2019