Another SiTarga 1996 DeTomaso Pantera post...
This is the second De Tomaso car in my garage, a 1996 Guara Coupe.
The Guara Barchetta (without roof and windshield) was first presented to the public in 1993, the Coupe in 1994 and the Spider in 1999.
It is a very rare car, because they have made only 10 Barchettas and 40 Coupes. 3 of these Coupes were converted to Spider versions and only 2 Coupes were RHD cars.
The first cars were delivered to the customers in 1996 and production ended last month.
This car is complete different to all Panteras.
It has a backbone chassis layout like the classic Mangusta from the sixties, but it is well developed with modern materials. The central tunnel is formed of aluminium/honeycomb sheet with ribbed cast aluminium bulkheads. The engine is bolted in longitudinaly as a non stressed member between them and another casting which forms the bell housing.
The gas tank with a capacity of 90 Liters is placed inside the central tube of the chassis.
It has a very lightweight b...
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