Panoz Roadster Production Numbers
Start of Panoz Roadster Production:
1990 1 fiberglass body mule never titled.
1991 1 alloy body with stainless steel chassis race car.
Only car ever titled with the Costin rear end - titled as a 1992.
1992 9 pre-AIV Panoz Roadsters (all had stainless steel space frame)
1993 23 pre-AIV Panoz Roadsters
1994 6 pre-AIV Panoz Roadsters
1995 6 pre-AIV Panoz Roadsters
Total pre-AIV Panoz Roadsters sold to the public = 44
Start of Panoz AIV Roadster production:
1996 Switch to Panoz AIV Roadster - 6 cars built for crash test and mules.
Only 4 survived as pre-production prototypes.
No 1996’s were ever sold outside the factory.
VIN VB213005 was the first production Panoz AIV Roadster sold to the public.
Those produced prior to #5 were built for testing, show and demonstration purposes.
1997 Panoz AIV Roadster Production:
19 Black Metallic
Total = 49
1998 Panoz AIV Roadster Production:
13 Black Metallic
7 Sunburst Yellow
6 Ocean Extreme
1 British Racing Green
1 Pearl White
1 Copper Bronze Extreme
Total = 72
1999 Panoz AIV Roadster Production:
8 Black Gloss
2 Black Metallic
2 Blue Metallic
Total = 55
The last 10 1999 cars were sold in 2000 as 10th anniversary editions.
They were all Titanium color with polished valve covers and polished Penske shocks.
Four of these cars had aftermarket superchargers installed as non-factory equipment.
In addition to the four anniversary editions that were supercharged, some regular 1999 cars
were supercharged for dealers after they were sold by the factory.
1997 49 Panoz AIV Roadsters
1998 72 Panoz AIV Roadsters
1999 55 Panoz AIV Roadsters (includes 10 Anniversary models)
Total Panoz AIV Roadsters sold to the public = 176
Total of all Panoz Roadsters sold to the public = 220
Pre AIV Panoz Roadsters have a stainless steel space frame and aluminum body. Power is a 5 liter iron block 225 horsepower Ford V-8 with Borg-Warner T-5 5 speed, solid rear axle
Panoz AIV Roadsters have an aluminum frame and body. Power is a 4.6 liter DOHC 305 horsepower Ford V-8, Borg-Warner T45 5 speed, independent rear end