American sports activities automobile builder Panoz has returned with a new edition of its Avezzano coupe, this a person run by the very same supercharged V-eight identified in the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06.
The Avezzano built its debut at the 2016 Petit Le Mans and is primarily a preset-roof edition of Panoz’s Esperante Spyder, which the Braselton, Ga-primarily based corporation has created for just about 20 yrs. The two share elements and entire body panels, help save for the Avezzano’s roof and hatch.
Like past Avezzanos, the most up-to-date edition attributes a V-eight sourced from Normal Motors, especially the LT4 six.two-liter supercharged V-eight borrowed from the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06—in which it makes 650 horsepower and 650 pound-toes of torque. Panoz has not described just how a great deal electrical power the motor is placing out in the Avezzano.
2019 Panoz Avezzano
What the corporation has unveiled is that the motor is mated to a six-velocity handbook transmission. It drives the rear wheels only and is held interesting by new vents in the Avezzano’s hood. Other new additions on the automobile consist of 20-inch BBS wheels and a entrance splitter borrowed from the Avezzano GT4 race automobile. The cabin of the automobile also attributes a 5-place harness that can be effortlessly set up and eradicated throughout monitor times.
Panoz’s sports activities vehicles function a modular, extruded aluminum chassis and the alternative of aluminum or carbon fiber bodies. You are going to come across unbiased suspension at equally finishes, Brembo brakes, and a totally customized inside that will come typical with leather-based and Alcantara trim.
The rate of an Avezzano starts off at $159,900, nevertheless this is with a normally aspirated six.two-liter V-eight placing out 430 horsepower. Panoz has not unveiled how a great deal an Avezzano with the LT4 will established you again.