It's DeTomaso's other beautiful sports car, the 1965 Vallelunga.

*This may or may not be the first of a series of posts highlighting great cars that I found around Europe (mostly Italy) 2 years ago. Most were found in museums, the following from the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari in Modena and all photos were taken by me. Enjoy.*

Better than a Pantera, but worse than a MangustaS

Now it's not packing big American muscle. Rather it has a mid-mounted 1500cc inline 4 putting out 135 bhp to the rear wheels at 6500 rpm. It's a little red beauty and the last truly Italian car from DeTomaso.

Better than a Pantera, but worse than a MangustaS

Look at that amazing raised gated shifter and beautiful steering wheel!!

Better than a Pantera, but worse than a MangustaS

Better than a Pantera, but worse than a MangustaS