Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
11/16/21 12:05 p.m.
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Sponsored Content Presented by Wire Wheel Classic Sports Cars.

If less than 400 examples of a sports car are produced, you’d consider that exclusive and at least somewhat desirable, right? But what about if it’s a Neoclassic recreation car?

Enter the Panther J72. The first car prod…

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SSpro
SSpro New Reader
11/22/21 2:53 p.m.

I own a 1976 J72. These are really good cars - beautifully crafted and good mechanicals. The Jag XK 6 cylinder is bullet proof and can be tuned to Euro spec where legal. It's possible to get 245 hp out of this 2300 pound aluminum rocket. Great investment.

wspohn
wspohn SuperDork
11/24/21 12:00 p.m.

A friend owns one. The stock XJ6 engine is a tad gutless but that can be addressed if one cares.

Here is a pic of the J72, my 1957 MGA Jamaican (3.4 V6 GM engined) and my friends TR3 that he split, widened and stuck a 4 cylinder Nissan 2.4 engine in.  Obviously not a group of originality fanatics....

 

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