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Vehicle 2005 Panoz Esperante GT Convertible 2006 Lexus SC 430 Convertible
General
Body Style Sports Car/Convertible,CVT Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
EPA Classification 2SEATER MINICOMP
Turbo n/a N
Drive Train
City MPG 17 19
Combined MPG n/a 21
Displacement (CC) 280 4293
Driveline n/a RWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.55 3.77
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.7 19.8
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Fuel Type n/a Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 25 25
Horsepower @ RPM 305@5800 288@5600
PowerToWeightRatio 10.6 13.3
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 5600
Standard Transmission n/a 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 320@4200 317@3400
Transmission Speeds 5 6
Transmission Type n/a A
Type of Engine 4.6L V8 4.3L V8
Valves 32 32
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3197 3840
Overall Height (in) 53.4 53.1
Overall Length (in) 185.9 178.5
Overall Width (in) 73.2 72.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.0 103.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 11.0 9
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.1 37.2
Headroom rear (in) n/a 33.9
Hip room front (in) n/a 55.7
Hip room rear (in) n/a 49.5
Leg room front (in) 41.8 43.6
Leg room rear (in) n/a 27.1
Passenger Volume 49 75
Seating Capacity - Maximum 2 4
Seating capacity - Standard 2 4
Shoulder room front (in) 50.0 53.8
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 46.6
Suspension
Front suspension Ind Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 5.6
Rear Suspension Ind Ind
Track Front 61.1 61.0
Track Rear 61.5 60.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a NR
Tow Capacity Standard n/a NR
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 37.9 35.4
Steering Diameter Right n/a 35.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles n/a 70000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 72
Rust Time (Months) n/a 72
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 48






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