Don Panoz Chateau Elan/Founders
The Town of Braselton is located in Jackson, Barrow, Gwinnett and Hall counties along Interstate 85, only 45 minutes northeast from downtown Atlanta and about 60 minutes from Atlanta International Airport. The area has an excellent system of roads, highways and an interstate highway.
Carroll Shelby Net Worth: Carroll Shelby was an American car designer, race car driver, and businessman who had a net worth of $40 million dollars. Carroll Shelby Net Worth.
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 11, 1923 - May 10, 2012 (89 years old)|
|Profession:||Race car driver, Entrepreneur, Designer|
Carroll Shelby did NOT disappoint when teaming up with Dodge and Fitzgerald Motorsports to build this incredible car! ONLY 19 Carroll Shelby Edition Vipers EVER made. The Lamborghini Company, then owned by Chrysler Corporation, designed the V10 for the Viper by recasting the block and heads in an aluminum alloy.
170 mph Top speed is 170 mph (273.5 km/h) (15 mph (24 km/h) faster than the 427 Shelby Cobra). The 1998 car weighed 1,202 kg (2,650 lb). The Series 1 is the only car ever designed and engineered by Carroll Shelby from a clean sheet of paper, and built from the ground up.
Ford V8 engine For the engine, Panoz attempted to keep the American theme by using a Ford V8 engine similar to the one used in his Esperante. Instead of the standard 32-valve DOHC 4.6L V8, Panoz turned to Roush Racing of NASCAR to construct a 6.0L V8 based on the Ford engine.