This decision further solidifies the philosophy of a relentless pursuit of excellence, expanding De Tomaso’s internal team whilst embracing world-class partnerships. This approach and ethos have always been rooted in having the humility to seek the best partners in the world
ABOUT DE TOMASO AUTOMOBILI
Founded in 1959 by racer and visionary Alejandro de Tomaso, De Tomaso Automobili is an iconic European American brand with a rich history, bold reputation and treasured European sophistication and luxury. Often known for its most successful model, the Pantera (1970-1993) and its decades-long partnership with Ford, the company’s deep roots in the American automotive landscape also include collaborations with automotive legends and visionaries such as Lee Iacocca, Carroll Shelby, Peter Brock and Tom Tjaarda. De Tomaso, known also as an M&A specialist whereby, in the 1960-1970s, it acquired names such as Ghia, Vignale, Innocenti, Moto Guzzi, Benelli and owned Maserati from 1975-1993. In 2014, Ideal Team Ventures (ITV), widely known for its rebirth of Apollo Automobil, acquired the rights to De Tomaso, leading to the company’s revival introduction in 2019 of the coveted P72, which pays homage to De Tomaso’s P70 racing car in a tribute to the brands 60th anniversary. The P72’s are currently in the final phases of their homologation programme and production of the P72 is slated to begin in 2023. The production will be undertaken in a strategic partnership with Capricorn at a brand-new facility at the Nürburgring in Germany.