DeTomaso

Inevitable: Cash-Strapped DeTomaso Sold To The Chinese

Inevitable: Cash-Strapped DeTomaso Sold To The Chinese

In the United States and countries around the world, Chinese cars just haven’t caught on yet. There is a reason for that. Despite being cheap, they are near-universally regarded as poor quality, and more importantly, dangerous to drive. We’ve all seen the videos of Chinese car crash tests. Once they do get their act together […]

DeTomaso Deauville

DeTomaso Licenses Deauville To The Chinese

An interesting story to follow has been the (supposed) revival of DeTomaso in Italy. Italian businessman Gian Mario Rossignolo purchased the bankrupt company in 2009. His plan called for three new models: a crossover, sedan and sports car. He planned to sell 8,000 cars a year, 3,000 crossovers, 3,000 sedans and 2,000 sports cars. The […]

DeTomaso Pantera To Launch At Frankfurt Show in September

DeTomaso Pantera To Launch At Frankfurt Show in September

The name DeTomaso is one that is familiar to enthusiasts, and primarily for just one car – the Pantera. There are others, like the Mangusta, Guarà, Deauville and Longchamp, but they aren’t as well known. It was curious then that the company relaunched with not a new version of that sports car, but instead the […]

DeTomaso Deauville

DeTomaso Deauville Resurrects Historic Marque

Lately, automotive manufacturers like Tesla and Fisker have burst onto the scene aiming to carving a niche selling electric vehicles. Attempts at a being a mainstream independent manufacturer in the automotive industry often don’t fare too well though. Most don’t get past the vaporware stage. However, De Tomaso is set for a full relaunch. Italian […]