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"Your de Tomaso Connection"
Popular Mechanics Million Dollar Car Test
By Mike Dailey
Popular Mechanics did an amazing car test for their March 1981 issue that they called the "Million Dollar Car Test". They collected one of every super car of the era and put them through a grueling test with famous drivers like Sterling Moss and Phil Hill. And after all the dust settled the winner was ....... the bad boy of the group the de Tomaso Pantera. Even more interesting, the Pantera used was one of the 1981 models that was not very fast compared to the earlier production models!
I remember buying this magazine in 1981 and vowing that someday I would have a Pantera of my own.