Buy This Twin-Turbo Callaway Corvette Instead of Waiting for the Mid-Engine C8

This Corvette has over 600 lb-ft of torque, and it could be in your driveway by the end of this week.

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Can't wait for the new mid-engine C8 Corvette to arrive? If you need a 'Vette to hold you over, this might be the one. It's a C4-generation Corvette that's been modified in-period by Callaway with a twin-turbo system. It's . You should buy it.

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According to the listing, this car is number 12 out of just 125 examples Callaway built in 1988. In addition to the twin-turbo kit, the seller has also added upgraded pushrods and roller rockers, a more aggressive camshaft, stronger injectors, a better radiator, an auxiliary fan, and a new ECU allowing the car to run on E85 fuel. Power is sent to the rear wheels via the factory Dough Nash "4+3" four-speed manual gearbox with overdrive. There are KYB shocks up front, and Konis in the rear. A provided dyno sheet reads a maximum output of 476 horsepower and an astounding 607 lb-ft of torque. Not bad for a 30-year old Corvette.

This particular car might look familiar. It's the exact Callaway Corvette featured on The Smoking Tire's One Take series in 2018. Finished in Dark Metallic Red, it has Callaway badging and those signature 17-inch Dymag five-spoke wheels. Recent maintenance includes a rebuilt brake master cylinder, a new brake booster, and new Hawk pads.

The car is with a high bid of $7500 and six days remaining. If you want it, you better act fast. These don't pop up for sale often.

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