in a pantera, the engine and transmission sat in exactly the same north-south arrangement as in most cars, only they pushed it all the way back to the trunk. of course, experts know that this is a 351 ford cleveland engine, like most pantera's used. it was similar to the boss 351 used in the '71 boss mustang, one of the strongest 'small' displacement engine of the era. it was rated at 310 horsepower. ford blue tips off most others, and the really dense among us just read the plaque.