Callaway Corvette B2K Twin Turbo 

  • $51k built in USA
  • 1987
  • 345 HP 5.7L
  • 154 mph
The engine itself got new forged pistons, crankshaft, better lubrication system and four bolt main bearing caps.
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Chevrolet was interested in Reeves Callaway after his successful Alfa V6 tuning and requested a similar program for the fourth generation (C4).
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Callaway Corvette B2K Twin Turbo

0-60mph

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
5 s
SL550
9.95 s
BAC Mono
2.8 s

Top speed

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
154 mph
Viper SRT-10
197 mph
Viper GTS
192 mph

0-100mph

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
12.4 s
BAC Mono
6.7 s
Viper SRT-10
7.6 s

1/4 mile

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
13.7 s
SL550
17.3 s
Viper SRT-10
11.6 s

Data points Key details of the Callaway Corvette B2K Twin Turbo

Price

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
$51k
BAC Mono
$122k

Horsepower

Corvette B2K Twin Turbo
345 HP
Viper SRT-10
603 HP
Viper GTS
451 HP

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Callaway Corvette B2K Twin Turbo

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The B2K option was primarily an engine upgrade, but was comprehensive and used over 2000 new parts.
The engine itself got new forged pistons, crankshaft, better lubrication system and four bolt main bearing caps.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Callaway
Price $50,865
Year 1987

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.94 lb/hp
Maximum hp 345 HP @ 4,000 RPM
Maximum torque 465 ft-lb @ 2,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,733 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.48 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,430 lb
Width 71 in
Height 46.7 in
Length 176.5 in
Front track width 59.6 in
Wheelbase 96.2 in

road tests

Top speed 154 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s
0-60mph 5 s
0-100mph 12.4 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.88:1
  2. 2: 1.91:1
  3. 3: 1.33:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 241
Rear wheels 432/? 241
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