Callaway C12 Corvette 

  • $179k built in USA
  • 1999
  • 465 HP 6.3L
  • 200 mph
With aerodynamic bodywork fabricated from fiberglass, carbon fiber and Kevlar™, a massaged aluminum V-8 engine, heavily revised suspension, enormous disc brakes and a thoughtfully upgraded interior, the Callaway C12 is a custom-built American supercar.
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Callaway has built a firm reputation for producing some of the most sophisticated and advanced Corvette-based automobiles.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Callaway C12 Corvette

0-60mph

C12 Corvette
4.6 s
Huayra
3.3 s

Top speed

C12 Corvette
200 mph
Huayra
231 mph

0-100mph

C12 Corvette
10.4 s
Huayra
n.d.

1/4 mile

C12 Corvette
13 s
Huayra
10.26 s

Nurburgring time

C12 Corvette
8:25.0
Huayra
n.d.

Data points Key details of the Callaway C12 Corvette

Price

C12 Corvette
$179k
Huayra
$2.295M

Horsepower

C12 Corvette
465 HP
Huayra
730 HP
Silvia Spec-R
247 HP

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Callaway C12 Corvette

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Designed, developed and constructed by two top German engineering and development companies, Callaway and IVM, the C12 was intended as a bespoke, high-performance car that offered its occupants a civilized interior and relaxed ride.
Callaway has built a firm reputation for producing some of the most sophisticated and advanced Corvette-based automobiles.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Callaway
Price $178,500
Year 1999

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.27 lb/hp
Maximum hp 465 HP @ 5,700 RPM
Maximum torque 472 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,260 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.89 in / 4 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,380 lb
Width 79.6 in
Height 47.2 in
Length 179.7 in
Front track width 63.5 in
Wheelbase 104.5 in

road tests

Top speed 200 mph
1/4 mile 13 s
0-60mph 4.6 s
0-100mph 10.4 s
0-200kph 16.6 s
20.6km nurburgring time 8:25.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:15.0

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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