Panoz Esperante Convertible

Sounds Like Thunder, Goes Like Lightning

The Legacy Continues

This is your true American sports car. Keep your daily drive fun and classy. The epitome of the Panoz character, this Esperante has become a timeless classic that is recognized around the world.

Super Lightweight Engineering

The lightweight aerospace-grade SPF aluminum body cuts through the air with precision and grace, delivering a smooth and superior drive.

A Powerhouse To Be Reckoned With

The Esperante Classic comes equipped with your choice of Élan V8 engines.

The Thrill Of The Open Road

A pioneer in aluminum body work and a modular aluminum chassis, the Esperante Classic brings a thrill to American motoring. The groundbreaking achievement earned by this classic car continues to preserve and establish the Panoz reputation.


  • Aerospace SPF aluminum and carbon fiber composite
  • Wide-body configuration with GT race car style side exhaust and composite front splitter, side skirts & rear diffuser


  • Upgrade Option: Clear-coated carbon fiber front splitter, side skirts & rear diffuser


  • Extruded aluminum chassis, tubular steel subframes, and carbon fiber composite superstructures


  • Standard: 6.2-liter, 430-plus hp Panoz/Élan aluminium block V8 with heavy duty, close ratio six-speed manual transmission
  • Upgrade Option: 6.2-liter, 560-plus hp Panoz/Élan supercharged aluminium block V8
  • Additional engine upgrades available


  • Front: Independent upper and lower control arms with adjustable coil-over springs and shocks
  • Rear: Independent upper and lower control arms with adjustable coil-over springs and shocks


  • 3,390 lbs. (1538 kg)


  • Hydraulically assisted rack and pinion steering


  • Front: Power-assisted 14-inch two-piece floating discs with Brembo six-piston monobloc calipers
    Rear: Power-assisted 13-inch discs with Brembo four-piston calipers

Wheels /Tires

  • Front: 19 x 10-inch BBS wheels with 275/35-19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
  • Rear: 19 x 12-inch BBS wheels with 325/30-19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
  • Upgrade Option: Multiple custom wheel package


  • Leather interior with alcantara accents
  • Lightweight, high performance reclining seats or optional ultra-lightweight race style seats with carbon fiber seatbacks
  • Leather Momo steering wheel or optional custom D-shaped carbon fiber steering wheel with leather or Alcantara accents and custom stitching
  • Clear-coated carbon fiber door sills
  • Air conditioning, power windows, power locks and keyless ignition with push-button start
  • Multimedia info & entertainment center with navigation and satellite radio
  • Many custom interior options available 


PLEASE NOTE: Specifications subject to change without notice.

Pricing starts at: $164,900.00*

For all pricing inquiries and options please contact us on (678) 425-1539 / and we’d be happy to assist you in designing your dream car!

*Prices subject to change without notice. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and delivery.