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Vehicle 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2dr Conv Auto 2005 Panoz Esperante GT Convertible
14.5 gallon fuel tank Yes No
14" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel cover Yes No
1 Cupholder Total No Yes
1 Front Power Outlet, Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
2.0L SOHC SMPI 4 cyl engine Yes No
25.4-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers Yes No
2-way adjustable front seat headrests Yes No
4.6-Liter, 90-Degree V8, 32-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Mid Mounted With Horsepower Of 305@5800, Torque Of 320@4200, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-speed electronically controlled adaptive dual mode automatic transmission Yes No
4-spoke padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable steering column Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive and Floor Mounted Shifter No Yes
63 amp/hr battery Yes No
70 amp alternator Yes No
Alloy Grille No Yes
Alloy Interior Accents No Yes
Alloy Pedals and Shifter No Yes
All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By Engine Management and ABS No Yes
Anti-intrusion side door beams Yes No
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system Yes No
Auto locking rear trunk lid Yes No
Battery No Yes
BBS(TM) RX Satin Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 9-In. No Yes
Black flexible whip antenna Yes No
Blaupunkt AM/FM Radio; CD Player; Remote Control No Yes
Body-color 2-bar grille Yes No
Body-color body-side molding Yes No
Body Color Door Handles No Yes
Body-color integrated bumpers w/black lower section Yes No
Brembo(R) Plated and Cross-Drilled Front Power 330-mm X 28-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 297-mm X 18-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Carbon Fiber Engine Cover No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Center console-inc: rear lockable compartment w/padded lid, rear ashtray, rear cup holder Yes No
Cigarette Lighter No Yes
City 22/hwy 29 (2.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Collapsible steering column Yes No
Daytime running lights Yes No
Digital clock Yes No
Digital Clock No Yes
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Yes No
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system Yes No
Dual black remote pwr side mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Sport Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual covered visor vanity mirrors Yes No
Dual Exhaust Pipes No Yes
Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Dual tone horn Yes No
Electric rear window defroster Yes No
Euro-style halogen headlamps Yes No
Folded top boot cover Yes No
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Front door storage pockets Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Outboard 3-Point Seatbelt No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Sport Heated Bucket Seats With Driver Power Seat Height Adjustment and Integral Headrests No Yes
Front/rear 3-point outboard seat belts w/front height adjusters, emergency locking retractors Yes No
Front/rear coil springs/telescopic shock absorbers Yes No
Front seat storage trays Yes No
Front wheel drive Yes No
Full cloth reclining front sport seats w/driver seat height adjustment Yes No
Fully padded 6-layer manually operated vinyl convertible top Yes No
Glass rear window w/electric defogger Yes No
Headlights-on warning tone Yes No
Illuminated front ashtray Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs No Yes
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar Yes No
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Yes No
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/temp gauges Yes No
Integrated rear decklid lip spoiler Yes No
Interior dome light Yes No
Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Large front door storage pockets w/carpeting Yes No
Leather Located On Dash, Console and Doors No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Lockable rear folding seat w/integrated headrests Yes No
Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest No Yes
Luggage compartment floor covering Yes No
Luggage compartment light Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Molded door trim w/cloth inserts, integrated armrests Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm No Yes
Navigation Pre-Wiring No Yes
Open door warning reflectors Yes No
P195/60HR14 all-season tires Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger Airbag No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Drivers Seat 4-Ways Total No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Power Windows No Yes
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette w/anti-theft coding, 8-speaker system Yes No
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear drum brakes Yes No
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Yes No
Pwr central locking system-inc: selective unlocking at front doors Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Rear seat heating/air cond ducts Yes No
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Roll bar Yes No
SBRP255/45ZR17 Pirelli Tires No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
Space-saver spare tire Yes No
Special Badges No Yes
Sport Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Tachometer No Yes
Tinted glass Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk storage net for roof cover/boot Yes No
Vinyl Tonneau Cover No Yes
Visteon Complex Reflex Reflector Halogen Headlights No Yes
Wood Interior Trim No Yes






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