1993 Callaway CR1 Corvette


1993 Callaway CR1 Corvette

1993 Callaway CR1 Corvette

When Chevrolet changed gears to the LT1 engine, Callaway revealed their new SuperNatural line and the CR1 based on the ZR1’s LT5.

Options for the CR1 included the radical Aerobody, German upholstery and special special wheels, brakes and exhausts.

The CR1 used a larger displacement to produce either 475 or 490 bhp.

In Detail

type Professionally Tuned Car
built at Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA
price $ $ 66,000
engine SuperNatural LT5 V8
position Front, Longitudinal
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement 5732 cc / 349.8 in³
bore 99.0 mm / 3.9 in
stroke 93.0 mm / 3.66 in
compression 11.0:1
power 354.2 kw / 475.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm
specific output 82.87 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 299.68 bhp per tonne
torque 561.3 nm / 414.0 ft lbs @ 5250 rpm
redline 7000
body / frame Fibreglass on skeletal steel.
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
front tires F 275/40RE-17
rear tires R 315/35RE-17
front brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
front wheels F 43.2 x 24.1 cm / 17.0 x 9.5 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 27.9 cm / 17.0 x 11.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/ Power Assist
curb weight 1585 kg / 3494 lbs
wheelbase 2443 mm / 96.2 in
front track 1496 mm / 58.9 in
rear track 1570 mm / 61.8 in
length 4534 mm / 178.5 in
width 1857 mm / 73.1 in
height 1176 mm / 46.3 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios 2.68:1, 1.80:1, 1.31:1, 1.00:1, 0.75:1, 0.50:1
final drive 3.45:1
top speed ~310.6 kph / 193.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.0 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~11.0 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~13.2 seconds