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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
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 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 53.4 45.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.7 14.0
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 18.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3279 3043
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 15
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Panoz Esperante Lotus Esprit
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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