Panoz Esperante GTS

Sounds Like Thunder, Goes Like Lightning

Pure Adrenaline Surge

Experience full-throttle power in the Esperante GTS Track Day car. Pick your engine for maximum performance.

Vehicle Dynamics For An Aerodynamic Drive

Get a boosted performance with the lightweight, damage resistant and durable acrylic exterior body work, complete with 15 easily replaceable panels with standardized mounting points.

Superior Protection On The Track

The Esperante GTS Track Day car features safety standards designed to protect the driver. Get your GTS Track Day car ready as a roller at $65,750.

Features

  • Fuel Safe fuel cell with bladder located within chassis rails
  • 3-inch, 5-point safety harness
  • Driver’s side window net
  • Manual Halon fire extinguisher system
  • Driver and remote battery kill key
  • Remote battery boost connector

Body

  • Layout: Front mid-engine, RWD, two-door coupe.
  • Body: Lightweight, damage-resistant ABS plastic with acrylic exterior layer; 15 easily replaceable panels with standardized mounting points; safety glass windshield; clear acrylic rear window; front brake cooling ducts; left and right side mirrors; opening doors

Chassis

  • 1.75(43.75mm) x 1.75, .090(2.25 mm) Wall, Mild Steel Space Frame 1.75x
  • 095 DOM 8-point roll cage w/triple tube side protection 18-gauge interior panels, welded in.
  • Meets all SCCA/NASA tech and safety requirements.

Engine & Drivetrain

  • Engine: To Customer Specifications (Example: LS V8 450 bhp @ 5,750 rpm)
  • Lines: Steel braided fuel, oil and brake lines
  • Transmission: Tremec TKO – plus 5-speed manual
  • Final Drive: 3.50:1 or 3.89:1, Ford 9-inch with Trac Lock Differential

Suspension, Wheels & Tires

  • Front: Independent with Tubular Upper Control Arms, and Lower Radius Arms w/ Brake Strut Rods, Penske single adjustable coil-over shock absorbers, adjustable 1.25″ Diameter Tubular Anti-Sway Bar
  • Rear: Live Axle Located by Four Trailing Arms and a Watts Link, Penske single adjustable coil-over shock absorbers, Adjustable 0.75″ Diameter Anti-Sway Bar, 0.75” diameter
  • Wheels: To Customer Specifications (Example: BBS Forged aluminum 18 x 9.5″)

 

Steering

  • Type : Rack and Pinion
  • Turn lock-to-lock: 3
  • Ratio: 15:1

Brakes

  • Front: Brembo 4 Piston hydraulic calipers 13-inch vented steel rotors
  • Rear: Brembo 4 Piston hydraulic calipers 12.5-inch vented steel rotors
  • Lines: Steel braided fuel, oil and brake lines
  • Control System: Wilwood Hanging Pedal Cluster with Cockpit Adjustable Brake Bias

Interior

  • Gauges: Autometer Ultra Lite gauges and 10k rpm Monster Tach
  • Steering Wheel: Fittipaldi 3-spoke steering wheel with quick release
  • Accents: Single electric wiper; illuminating taillights and brake lights
  • Seats: Aluminum, high support one piece racing seat in various widths

Dimensions & Capacities

  • Wheelbase: 107.6”
  • Track (f/r): 63.0/65.8”
  • Overall Length: 170.0”
  • Overall Width: 78.0”
  • Overall Height: 51.0”
  • Curb Weight: 2,685 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 32.0 gallons

Safety Features

  • Fuel Safe fuel cell with bladder located within chassis rails
  • 3-inch, 5-point safety harness
  • Driver’s side window net
  • Manual Halon fire extinguisher system
  • Driver and remote battery kill switch
  • Remote battery boost connector

PLEASE NOTE: Specifications subject to change without notice.

For all pricing inquiries and options please contact John Leverett on (678) 425-1539 / info@panoz.com who would be happy to assist you in designing your dream car!