De Tomaso Mangusta 

  • $11k built in Italy
  • 1967-1971
  • 230 HP 4.9L
  • 118 mph
One of the the more forgotten supercars is the DeTomaso Mangusta which was largely overshadowed by its successor the Pantera.
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This unique touch was part of design originally intended by Giorgetto Giugiaro Fortunately, the Mangusta was spared from US legislation and it's sleek 43-inch high body remained intact worldwide.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the De Tomaso Mangusta

0-60mph

Mangusta
7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Mangusta
118 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Mangusta
19.1 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Mangusta
15.1 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the De Tomaso Mangusta

Price

Mangusta
$11k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Mangusta
401 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

In The News From around the web

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Detomaso Mangusta

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At the time, the Mangusta shard more with concept cars of the period than it's contemporaries.
At the heart of every Mangusta is a Ford 302 that produces around 320 bhp.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand De Tomaso
Price $11,150
Type of car Production car
Year 1967-1971
Number built 401 cars

design

Chief designer Giorgetto Giugiaro
Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.42:1
  2. 2: 1.47:1
  3. 3: 1.09:1
  4. 4: 0.96:1
  5. 5: 0.85:1
Axle ratio 4.22:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 190

road tests

Top speed 118 mph
1/4 mile 15.1 s
0-60mph 7 s
0-100mph 19.1 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 230 HP @ 4,800 RPM
Maximum torque 310 ft-lb @ 2,800 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,949 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,049 lb
Width 72.6 in
Height 42.1 in
Length 167.9 in
Front track width 55.2 in
Wheelbase 98.4 in
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