Panther Gold Portfolio 1972-90 (Paperback)

By R.M. Clarke

Brooklands Books Ltd, 9781855201125, 181pp.

Publication Date: February 13, 1992

List Price: 32.95*
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The company was set up in 1972 with its first product the J72 in the style of a Jaguar SS100. It was built on a tubular frame and with modern Jaguar drive-train and running gear. Next came the De Ville in 1975 styled this time after a Type 46 Bugatti, also with Jaguar running gear. The mainstream product was the Lima based on a Vauxhall floorpan. There were other, limited production, models. In 1979 financial problems caused a buy out by South Korean businessman Young C Kim. The company continued production with the Kallista and the Solo. This is a book of contemporary road tests, development, technical and specification data, long term tests, racing. Models covered include J72, æFerrari', De Ville, Rio, Lima, Kallista, 1.6, 2.8, 2.9, Solo.