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Vehicle 2006 Panoz Esperante GT Convertible 1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2dr Convertible SE (CMI)
15.2 gallon fuel tank No Yes
15" cast aluminum wheels No Yes
1 Cupholder Total Yes No
"1 Front Power Outlet, Integrated With Cigarette Lighter" Yes No
2.4L (146) DOHC SFI 16-valve 4-cyl "Twin Cam" engine No Yes
25-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
3.91 axle ratio No Yes
3-passenger full-folding rear seat No Yes
"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" Yes No
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD No Yes
4-spoke sport steering wheel No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes No
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) No Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive and Floor Mounted Shifter Yes No
600-CCA Delco Freedom battery w/rundown protection No Yes
Alloy Grille Yes No
Alloy Pedals and Shifter Yes No
All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By Engine Management and ABS Yes No
Analog instrument cluster-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, coolant temp/oil pressure gauges No Yes
Assist handles No Yes
**ASTERISK (*) INDICATES CONTENTS OF "1SG" EQUIPMENT PKG** No Yes
Battery Yes No
"BBS(TM) RX Satin Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 9-In. " Yes No
Blaupunkt AM/FM Radio; CD Player; Remote Control Yes No
Body Color Door Handles Yes No
Body-side moldings No Yes
Brake/trans shift interlock No Yes
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 Yes No
Carbon Fiber Engine Cover Yes No
Carbon Fiber Exterior Vents Yes No
Carbon Interior Trim Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk Yes No
Cigarette Lighter Yes No
City 22/hwy 32 (2.4L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
Clearcoat Located On Pre-Preg Sills Yes No
Compact spare tire No Yes
Composite halogen headlamps No Yes
Controlled-cycle wet-arm windshield wipers No Yes
Cruise control w/resume speed No Yes
Custom air conditioning No Yes
Day/night rearview mirror No Yes
Daytime running lamps No Yes
Deflected-disc MacPherson strut front suspension No Yes
Deluxe Billet Alloy Interior Accents Yes No
Digital Clock Yes No
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver & front passenger next generation reduced-force airbags No Yes
Driver seat lumbar adjuster No Yes
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Exterior Mirrors Yes No
Dual covered visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Dual Exhaust Pipes Yes No
Dual reading lamps No Yes
Dual sport pwr mirrors No Yes
Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Electric rear window defogger No Yes
Energy-absorbing steering column No Yes
Enhanced Traction System No Yes
ETR AM stereo/FM stereo w/compact disc, graphic equalizer-inc: seek-up/down, digital clock, (4) front/(2) extended-range rear speakers No Yes
Extended Service Interval For Distributorless Ignition Yes No
Extensive acoustical insulation No Yes
Extensive anti-corrosion protection No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front door map pockets No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Sport Heated Bucket Seats With Driver Power Seat Height Adjustment and Integral Headrests Yes No
Front floor console w/armrest No Yes
Front/rear carpeted floor mats No Yes
Front/rear outboard manual lap/shoulder belts No Yes
Front stabilizer bar No Yes
Front wheel drive No Yes
GM computer command control No Yes
"Headlamps-on" warning lamp No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs Yes No
Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
"Leather Located On Dash, Console and Doors" Yes No
Leather Seats Yes No
Leather-wrapped steering wheel/parking brake/shift handle No Yes
Limited Slip Differential Yes No
Lockable glove box w/lamp No Yes
Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest Yes No
Low-liftover design luggage compartment w/lamp, full carpeting No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Momo(TM) Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm Yes No
Navigation Pre-Wiring Yes No
P195/65R15 touring SBR BSW tires (note: tire chains should not be used) No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes No
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger-side seatback pocket No Yes
PASSlock theft deterrent system No Yes
Patina/Redondo cloth reclining front bucket sport seats w/side bolsters No Yes
Power Door Locks Yes No
Power Drivers Seat Adjusts 4 Ways Total Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Soft Convertible Top Yes No
Power Windows Yes No
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes No Yes
Pwr rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr windows w/driver-side "express-down" feature No Yes
Radio Antenna Yes No
Rear center lap belt No Yes
Rear decklid spoiler No Yes
Rear fixed mast antenna No Yes
Rear seat HVAC ducts No Yes
Rear shoulder belt child comfort guides No Yes
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release Yes No
Rocker panel moldings No Yes
SBRP245/50ZR17 Tires Yes No
Security pkg-inc: remote keyless entry, pwr door locks No Yes
Side-guard door beams No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes No
Soft fascia front/rear bumpers No Yes
Soft-Ray tinted glass No Yes
Special Badges Yes No
Sport Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Stainless steel exhaust system No Yes
Steering wheel radio controls No Yes
Tachometer Yes No
Theater dimming system No Yes
Tilt steering wheel No Yes
Trailing tubular control arm w/twist beam rear suspension No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes No
Trunk net No Yes
Vinyl Tonneau Cover Yes No
Visteon Complex Reflex Reflector Halogen Headlights Yes No






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