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PANTHER DEVILLE

4-door 5-seater saloon/2-door 5-seater convertible.

Another disgraceful pastiche, costing the earth, which sold well to rich playboys with no taste. Inspired, they say, by Bugatti Royale, this had a tubular frame, all-independent suspension, four-wheel discs, and power-assisted rack and pinion steering. Barrel sides, a separate 'luggage trunk', two-tone styling and limited accommodation, all on a vast 142ins wheelbase. Manual or automatic transmission, and up to 135mph, if you must...

Technical Specifications

Engine:
4235cc (S6 DOC), 5343cc (V12 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1974 to 1985  
Number produced:
60