Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Pink Panther car to be auctioned

pp2.png
pp4.png
pp1.png

The colour Pink isn't exactly synonymous with masculinity. But what do you do if you desperately want a car in that shade, yet don’t want to damage your oh-so-important street cred?

Thankfully, ShortList has found the answer – well, as long as you’ve got £100,000 knocking about. The original Pink Panther motor is set to go to auction for only the second time in its long life. Known as the Panthermobile, it was featured on the title credits of the show in 1969 and exudes the classic Sixties cool of this era-defining television show.

It was designed Jay Ohrberg – the man responsible for creating K.I.T.T. from Knight Rider, The Back To The Future DeLorean as well as the 1966 Batmobile. The vehicle is described as being in its original condition but would, "benefit from some sympathetic restoration". Which is there way of saying that the engine isn’t working and it needs a little Sunday afternoon man-love.

If you’re interested then head on over to bidspotter.co.uk for the online auction on Friday 14 October.

Images: Rex

Related

p2922_press2.jpg

Sixties Batmobile for sale

1957_Ferrari_250_TR_02_0.jpg

World's Most Expensive Car

Exige 270E TRI 1.jpg

The car that runs on wine, cheese and chocolate

Comments

More

Jason Isaacs on death and tennis

While he makes porridge, we climb inside Jason Isaacs' mind

by Ralph Jones
16 Jan 2017

Watch Alec Baldwin destroy Trump’s press conference on Saturday Night

America is going to be 'literally showered with jobs'

16 Jan 2017

Sherlock season finale had a surprising hidden guest star

Hope they didn't pay him for this

by Jamie Carson
16 Jan 2017

Watch this newsreader have a meltdown over a dress

It'll be all white on the night

13 Jan 2017

Peaky Blinders creator releases update on season 4

He confirmed the return of a series favourite

by Jamie Carson
12 Jan 2017

This major 'Breaking Bad' character will appear in 'Better Call Saul'

What does family taste like?

by Emily Badiozzaman
12 Jan 2017

Limmy on mental health, millennials and the sitcom that never happened

We had the pleasure of interviewing the polymath Scottish comedian. Surprisingly down to earth, and actually VERY funny.

by Tristan Cross
12 Jan 2017

The BBC is launching Mrs Brown's Boys chatshow - could it be good?

Brendan O’Carroll’s comic creation gets a new show

by Dave Fawbert
11 Jan 2017

The Coen brothers are creating a Western TV series

Darn tootin' we're excited

by Emily Badiozzaman
11 Jan 2017

Here’s everything you need to know about Tom Hardy’s ‘Taboo’

This ain't no 'Poldark'

by Emily Badiozzaman
06 Jan 2017