Panoz Esperante GTR-1 – race car designed and built in 1997-2004 by the American Panoz brand. The maximum speed is 329km/h There is also a hybrid version of the vehicle, produced in 1998 was used to drive the V8, developed by Ford. The model does not have the approval of the road. Performance is similar to F1. Panoz was succeeded by LMP-1 Roadster-S.
In 1998, the Panoz came to an agreement with the English company Zytek, the Panoz Esperante develop the GTR-1 hybrid engine. Type of hybrid engine that consumes less fuel, and performance are at the same level. To charge the engine, of course, installed 1 set of electric battery. To recharge them, the braking system has generated a lot of wasted heat, so it was decided that the heat from the brakes can be converted into electricity. With this termination, may have less downtime in the championship Le Mans.
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