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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A N/A $92,962
2-Door Coupe GT N/A N/A N/A $100,294
2-Door Coupe GTLM N/A N/A N/A $125,443
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $88,950
2-Door Convertible GT N/A N/A N/A $96,271
2-Door Convertible GTLM N/A N/A N/A $121,325
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,950
$93,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1483 / month
$1554 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 49.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 49.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.4 45.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 106 95.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 176.3 172.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.7 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.00 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45ZR17 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45ZR17 P285/35ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3279 3043
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 4200 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/280 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 5800 350 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 22
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 2.059
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.037
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.364
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.381
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Panoz Esperante Lotus Esprit
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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