Panoz Auto Development is a US brand of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1989 by Dan Panoz, the son of pharmaceutical tycoon and a big lump of motorsport Don Panoz. The company is located in Braselton, GA. Panoz products include the Roadster and AIV Roadster, and the Panoz Esperante. All cars Panoz assembled by hand in a factory in Braselton and tested full road test on the company-owned test tracks Panoz.
Since 1997 Panoz cars competed in racing series all over the world. Panoz Esperante modified, to make modifications to meet the requirements of the American Le Mans Series and the European racing programs. In addition to winning the Le Mans Series, Esperante GTLM won in the GT2 class at the 2006 24 Hours of Le Mans.