Callaway C7R 

  • built in Germany
  • 1997
  • 640 HP 6.3L
  • 204 mph
 
The C7R was almost entirely bespoke with a new carbon fiber monocoque and the 383 CI all-aluminum V8 sitting behind the front wheels.
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In 1997 Callaway Cars made a GT1 version of their LM Corvette for endurance sports car racing.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Callaway C7R

0-60mph

Callaway C7R
4 s
Veyron
2.7 s
McLaren P1
2.7 s

Top speed

Callaway C7R
204 mph
GT 86
140 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Callaway C7R

Number built

Callaway C7R
2 cars
McLaren P1
375 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Callaway C7R
640 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
GT 86
197 HP

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Callaway C7R

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The C7R had a short-lived racing career that started at the 1996 24 Hours of Le Mans test day and one attempt at the 1997 Rolex 24 at Daytona where the car did not finish.
In 1997 Callaway Cars made a GT1 version of their LM Corvette for endurance sports car racing.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Callaway
Type of car Race car
Year 1997
Highest auction price $216k, January 2004
Number built 2 cars

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

engine

Displacement 6,276 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 4.13 in / 3.87 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 204 mph
0-60mph 4 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.45 lb/hp
Maximum hp 640 HP @ 6,250 RPM
Maximum torque 616 ft-lb @ 5,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,205 lb
Width 78.3 in
Height 42.1 in
Length 165.4 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in
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