1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The 1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider is a rare Italian sports car designed by Alejandro de Tomaso and developed by the Italian firm, Ghia. It was first unveiled in 1992, and production started in 1993. The Guara Spider was based on the De Tomaso Longchamp, a grand tourer which was developed in the late 1970s. It was designed to compete with the likes of the Ferrari 348, Lamborghini Diablo and other popular Italian sports cars. The Guara Spider featured a 2.0 liter, V6 engine which produced up to 220 horsepower and could reach a top speed of 155 mph (249 km/h).

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Design and Styling

The Guara Spider had a sleek, aerodynamic design with a long hood and low-slung stance. The car had a removable targa-style roof, making it a convertible sports car. The body was made from a combination of aluminum and carbon fiber, giving it a lightweight yet rigid structure. The interior featured leather and Alcantara seats, as well as wood trim on the dashboard and door panels.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Performance

The Guara Spider was powered by a 2.0 liter, V6 engine which produced up to 220 horsepower and could reach a top speed of 155 mph (249 km/h). It had a five-speed manual transmission and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in just 6.2 seconds. The car had a dry weight of just 2,600 lbs (1,179 kg), making it one of the lightest sports cars of its time.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Safety

The Guara Spider was equipped with anti-lock brakes, airbags, and seat belts. It also had a roll-bar to protect the occupants in the event of a roll-over.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Features

The Guara Spider featured power steering, air conditioning, and a power antenna. The car also had a CD player and cruise control.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Price and Availability

The Guara Spider was produced from 1993 to 1999, with only 400 units being built in total. The car was priced at around US$85,000 when new, making it one of the most expensive sports cars of its time.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Competition

The Guara Spider competed against the Ferrari 348, Lamborghini Diablo, and other popular Italian sports cars. It was praised for its performance but criticized for its high price tag.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

Legacy

The Guara Spider is a rare and unique sports car which is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Despite its high price tag, the Guara Spider still remains one of the most iconic Italian sports cars of the 1990s.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

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1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The 1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider is a rare Italian sports car designed by Alejandro de Tomaso.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider had a sleek, aerodynamic design with a long hood and low-slung stance.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The car had a removable targa-style roof, making it a convertible sports car.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider was powered by a 2.0 liter, V6 engine which produced up to 220 horsepower.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The car had a dry weight of just 2,600 lbs (1,179 kg), making it one of the lightest sports cars of its time.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider was equipped with anti-lock brakes, airbags, and seat belts.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The car also had power steering, air conditioning, and a power antenna.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider was produced from 1993 to 1999, with only 400 units being built in total.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The car was priced at around US$85,000 when new, making it one of the most expensive sports cars of its time.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider competed against the Ferrari 348, Lamborghini Diablo, and other popular Italian sports cars.

1998 De Tomaso Guara Spider

The Guara Spider is a rare and unique sports car which is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.