Panoz Esperante GT-LM group N-GT (2003)
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Specifications

9 units built
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Ford Modular 281 DOHC, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4.601cc, 90.2 x 90 mm
377.3 kw / 506 bhp @ 5800 rpm
612.83 nm / 452 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
aluminium alloy block, 227mm height, 100mm cylinder bore spacing, aluminium head
Forged 4340 steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 67.5mm diameter and 47mm big end journal diameter, Forged 4340 steel connecting rod with 150.7mm distance between centers
DOHC chain driven, 4 valves/cyl - 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch Motronic MS4.0 multipoint electronic fuel injection
Elan Motorsport Technologies CDI, Distributorless electronic ignition, coil-on-plug, firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
water cooled
dry sump

Ford Modular 305 DOHC, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4.997cc, 94.0 x 90.0 mm
373 kw / 500 bhp @ 5800 rpm
610 nm / 450 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
aluminium alloy block, 227mm height, 100mm cylinder bore spacing, aluminium head
Forged 4340 steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 67.5mm diameter and 47mm big end journal diameter, Forged 4340 steel connecting rod with 150.7mm distance between centers
DOHC chain driven, 4 valves/cyl - 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch Motronic MS4.0 multipoint electronic fuel injection
Elan Motorsport Technologies CDI, Distributorless electronic ignition, coil-on-plug, firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
dry sump

Hewland IGTC, 6 speed sequential gearbox
Production: Tremec T45 5-speed manual gearbox
1st: 3.37/1
2nd: 1.99/1
3rd: 1.33/1
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.67/1
Rev: 3.22/1
Final: 3.27/1
X-trac Salisbury friction disks limited slip rear differential
extruded aluminum monocoque chassis with Front & Rear Steel Subframes and roll cage. 2 door coupe Carbon composite bodyshell
Front suspension, short-long arm (SLA) double wishbones, coil springs over DSSV adjustable dampers and adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension, double wishbone with horizontally opposed, pushrod-and-rocker activated, coil springs over DSSV adjustable dampers and adjustable anti-roll bar
power assisted rack and pinion steering, 15:1
ventilated steel disks all around, 6/4 piston calipers f/r
Length: 4722 mm (186 in)
Width: 1973 mm (78 in)
Height: 1356 mm (53 in)
Wheelbase: 2692 mm (106 in)
Front track: 1608 mm (63.3 in)
Rear track: 1626 mm (64 in)
front wheels 18 x 12.5 in
rear wheels 18 x 13 in
Front tire: 320/650 - R18
Rear tire: 330/710 - R18
1200kg
fuel tank 100 lt


Results in FIA GT Championship

Season
GT2 classification is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Tourist Trophy Brno Oshcels Spa Paul Ricard Dijion Mugello Hungar Adria Dubai
Team 500km 500km 24h 500km 500km 500km 500km 500km 500km
Team LNT, EGTLM 007 #57, 14th (5th)
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1

Teams and drivers entries

Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT/N-GT cars is noted in brackets
Team entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Watkins Glen Spa Mont Tremblant Petit Le Mans
Date 2/2 15/3 15/6 22/6 31/8 21/9 18/10
Duration 24h 12h 24h 6h 1000km 6h 1600km
Team\ Championship GA RR ALMS GA RR FIA SC GA RR ALMS
Hyper Sport, 1P9PB48343B213014 #03T, in entry list #04, in entry list
Hyper Sport, 1P9PB68363B213026 #03, acci dent
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0

Teams and drivers entries


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PTG team in 2009 season

Drawings

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