America’s most exclusive sports car just dialed things up a notch or five.
The 2015 Panoz Esperante Spyder has made its debut as the 25th Anniversary Edition model, marking a new chapter in the company’s history with all-new performance features and luxury amenities. In developing the 2015 Panoz Esperante Spyder, the team retained important and proven lightweight measures including the use of Superplastic Forming (SPF) aluminum body panels and the company’s patented modular extruded aluminum chassis with a light-but-strong carbon fiber superstructure. Nearly everything else including the engine and transmission packages to the suspension and brake systems are all new or significantly upgraded.
Panoz expects to produce about 25 examples of the 25th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder and Spyder GT to commemorate the anniversary milestone and production will intentionally be limited to a handful of custom builds for select customers. Accelerating to 60 MPH from a standstill in 3.7 seconds, the Esperante Spyder will have a top speed of 172 mph. Powertrain packages range from a naturally-aspirated setup with 430 hp to a supercharged powertrain with 560 hp.
The 25th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder will start from $179,120 including destination while the GT model will be priced at $204,750.
GALLERY: 2015 Panoz Esperante Spyder
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