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2006 Panoz Esperante GTS news, pictures, specifications, and information

The Panoz GTS is built from the ground up as a driver's class spec racer. The Panoz GTS meets all current SCCA technical and safety requirements.

The Panoz GTS features a unique body comprised of fifteen thermoformed panels, making it more durable, less expensive and easier to replace than fiberglass. Also, all Panoz GTS spec racers feature an eight-point integrated roll cage wîth triple tube side-protection and working doors on both sides of the vehicle. Weighing in at just 2,685 lbs., the Panoz GTS is powered by a Ford Motorsports 5.8 liter, 16-valve V-8 capable of 385 bhp at 5,750 rpm. The Panoz GTS comes race-ready and is available from your authorized Panoz GTS dealer.

Source - Panoz Auto Development
JRD Tuning has a long history wîth Panoz Auto Development and since 1998 was a key part of the development team for the Panoz Esperante. Though Panoz and JRD are separate companies, there is a seamless flow of technology and innovation between Panoz and JRD. Consequently it has been a natural progression for JRD to become the principal after-market tuning company associated wîth Panoz. JRD offers high levels of customization and personalization to the already fabulously distinct Panoz range of cars. They have a comprehensive set of packages that can transform your Panoz Esperante into a ferocious, asphalt-munching monster that only JRD Tuning has become renowned for producing.

Source - Panoz Auto Development
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