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Vehicle 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1LT 2008 Panoz Esperante GT Convertible
1 Cupholder Total No Yes
1 Front Power Outlet, Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
25-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets 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-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
590-Amp/Hour 100 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive and Floor Mounted Shifter No Yes
6.2-Liter, V8, 16-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 430@5900, Torque Of 424@4600, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
Active Handling Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Alloy Grille No Yes
Alloy Pedals and Shifter No Yes
Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 8.5-in. and Rear 19-in. X 10-in. Yes No
All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By Engine Management and ABS No Yes
AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 7 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; SiriusXM Satellite Radio Yes No
Argon High Intensity Discharge Headlights Yes No
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic/Delayed Locking and Automatic Headlights Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delay Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Battery No Yes
Battery Gauge Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
BBS(TM) RX Satin Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 9-In. No Yes
Blaupunkt AM/FM Radio; CD Player; Remote Control No Yes
Body Color Door Handles 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 No Yes
Carbon Fiber Engine Cover No Yes
Carbon Fiber Exterior Vents No Yes
Carbon Interior Trim No Yes
Carpet Located in Cargo Area/Trunk Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Cigarette Lighter No Yes
Clearcoat Located On Pre-Preg Sills No Yes
Compass Yes No
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Deluxe Billet Alloy Interior Accents No Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Diversity In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Exterior Mirrors No Yes
Dual Exhaust Pipes No Yes
Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror Yes No
Extended Service Interval For Distributorless Ignition No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Cigarette Lighter With Ashtray Yes No
Front Cupholders Yes No
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Sport Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Integral Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Sport Heated Bucket Seats With Driver Power Seat Height Adjustment and Integral Headrests No Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front P245/40ZR18 BSW Run Flat Performance and Rear P285/35ZR19 BSW Run Flat Performance Tires Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 325-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 305-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Windows With Front One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Reading Lights Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Front Vanity Mirror Yes No
Glass Rear Window on Convertible Yes No
Illuminated Entry Includes Ignition Key Surround Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Gas Charged Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs No Yes
Independent Front Suspension and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Trailing Arm Rear Suspension With Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Internet Access Available Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Card Key and Key Fob Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Leather Located On Dash, Console and Doors No Yes
Leather Seats Yes Yes
Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Lockable Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual Hard Top Yes No
Momo(TM) Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm No Yes
Navigation Pre-Wiring No Yes
Oil Pressure and Temperature Gauge Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Drivers Seat Adjusts 4 Ways Total No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote and Interior Switch Yes No
Power Windows No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Rear Mechanical Limited Slip Differential Yes No
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 60-Months, 100,000-Miles Yes No
Run Flat Tires Tires Yes No
SBRP255/45ZR17 Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Oil Level Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Spare Tire Credit/Delete Yes No
Special Badges No Yes
Sport Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telematics Includes Emergency SOS, Internet Services, Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Tracking Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes No
Tremec 6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and PASS-Key II Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Location System Yes No
Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification Yes No
Vinyl Tonneau Cover No Yes
Visteon Complex Reflex Reflector Halogen Headlights No Yes
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid, Oil Low and Oil Pressure Yes No






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