Classic Car Catalogue

Panther 1954


400 B
400 D

The first version at Turin Motor Show in April.

Another small car with an unusual power unit is the, Panther Diesel, from Italy. It has a two-cylinder two-stroke diesel engine of 520 c.c. developing 12 b.h.p. and carries a light alloy two-door Coupé body with a bench-type seat to take three persons. Its price is the equivalent of £350. Fuel consumption is claimed to be about 90 m.p.g.
(Paris report)