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PANOZ Esperante Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 1
First production year: 1999
Engines: Gasoline
 

1999 - 2007

The American carmaker Panoz used the same underpinnings from the Ford Mustang GT and hoped to sell its sports cars to those who considered the Ford model too common. Panoz started as a tuner, improving the famous pony-car Mustang. Over time, the carmaker understood that it could use only the famous American sports car platform and created the Esperante based on the Mustang Convertible. He used racing solutions for regular street vehicles and transformed them from regular convertibles into high-performance roadsters. With its aluminum body and subframes, the roadster was very light on i...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  PANOZ Esperante 4.6 V8 5MT (320 HP)