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Ares Design Reveals De Tomaso Pantera Homage

Project Panther is Lamborghini Huracán based

Angus MacKenzie
Dec 12, 2017

Since his , former CEO Dany Bahar has quietly worked his way back into the auto business. Ares Design, founded by Bahar in 2014, specializes in mega-dollar reworks of high-end luxury cars for customers who want to drive something absolutely unique. Now Ares Design is getting into the production business. Sort of.

  |   Ares Design Reveals De Tomaso Pantera Homage

Project Panther is a carefully crafted homage to the iconic , to be built around mechanicals. Styled by Romanian designer Mihai Panatescu, the car will reportedly be constructed in Italy at Ares Design's new 190,000-square-foot factory in Modena. Production numbers will be "very limited."

Project Panther is one of what Bahar says will be a series of limited edition coach-built cars to be designed, engineered, and built at the new factory. Others already announced include the , a rebodied , and a coupe version of the , with more to come.

These cars won't come cheap: Pricing for the X-Raid reportedly starts at more than half a million dollars.

  |   Ares Design Reveals De Tomaso Pantera Homage
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