The merging of legitimate race inspired design with true American muscle power creates a top-of-the-line sports touring model that can run with the best that the world has to offer. The limited-availability Esperante GTLM involves matching a super-charged and inter-cooled 4.6L V-8 with a 6-spd. manual transmission to result in world-class performance, handling and control.
The Panoz Esperante GTLM represents the top-of-the-line touring model available from Panoz Auto Development Company. The exterior treatment is an enhanced expression of the Esperante GT and further establishes the Esperante GTLM as a unique automobile offering. The Esperante GT design enhancements include standard features such as new Recaro style seating, sport handling package and Blaupunkt sound system. Powertrain is the hand-assembled 4.6 liter DOHC supercharged engine mated to a 6 spd. manual transmission.
Spectacular American Built NEW 2005 Top of the Line Panoz Esperante GTLM.
This stunning handmade example is finished in Titanium Metallic, complemented by a gorgeous black leather interior with a carbon-fiber interior accent package. Extras include Recaro power seats with enhanced lumbar and side support and include seat heaters. Polished 18″ wheels, big Brembro Crossdrilled rotors and a Blaupunkt In-dash CD Stereo System. This is a stunning All American Handmade alternative to high-priced exotic sports cars from overseas.
Engine & Drivetrain:
Engine: Hand assembled SVT, Supercharged, 4-cam, 32 valve,
90 degree V-8 with cast iron block & aluminum heads
Displacement: 4.6 Liters/ 280cid (4,601 cc)
Horsepower @ rpm: 420 @ 6,000
Torque @ rpm: 320 @ 3,500
Fuel Injection: Sequential electronic
Transmission: Tremec T56 6-speed manual
Differential: Limited-slip type
Traction Control: All-speed
Suspension, Wheels & Tires:
Front: Fully independent double wishbone configuration with gas charged
aluminum coil-over Dynamic Dampers and 1.0 inch (25.4 mm) tubular anti-roll bar.
Rear: Fully independent, double wishbones with race inspired geometry &
featuring gas charged aluminum coil-over Dynamic Dampers.
Wheels: Front – Aluminum BBS RK, 18 x 8.5 in / Rear – Aluminum BBS RK, 18 x 8.5 in
Tires: Front – P255/45ZR18 / Rear – P255/45ZR18
0-62 mph (0-100 km/h): 4.2 sec
Quarter Mile: 12.8 sec. @ 109.4 mph
Lateral Acceleration: 0.98 g
Top Speed: 180 mph (289.0 km/h)
EPA Mileage Rating: 17 city / 25 hwy