An extremely rare Chevrolet Corvette of the 80s was put up for auction

An extremely rare Chevrolet Corvette of the 80s was put up for auction

In 1987, Callaway Cars built just 184 turbocharged Chevrolet Corvette Twin Turbo sports cars. This example is well-preserved and offers rich equipment.

Bring a Trailer auctioned a 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbo coupe. A total of only 184 such cars were produced. Details about the lot are available on the website of the auction house.

This Chevrolet Corvette sports car was modified by Callaway Cars. Its 5.7-liter V8 engine was supplemented with twin turbos and equipped with a Doug Nash “4+3” manual transmission. It was possible to increase the engine power from 278 to 345 hp.


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Under the hood is a powerful 5.7-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine

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The coupe is painted in bright red, and equipment includes a removable roof panel, the Z51 Performance Handling Package, 16-inch alloy wheels, as well as automatic climate control, cruise control and a Delco-Bose factory audio system.

Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbo
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The interior is made of red leather

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The mileage of the car is only 45,061 km. It has been well preserved as it has been regularly serviced. Among the shortcomings, minor problems with the paint coating on the hood can be singled out.

The interior features power seats upholstered in red leather, as well as matching door panels and carpets. It even comes with a Motorola cell phone mounted in the passenger footwell.

Inside there is a commemorative plaque mounted on the center console. She indicates that the example is number 114 of 184 1987 Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbos produced.

Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbo
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Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbo is up for auction

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This Chevrolet Corvette has already been auctioned in November 2022. Then the winning bidder defaulted on its purchase obligation. As a result, he was barred from participating in future auctions, and his purchase fee was not reimbursed.

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Bidding on the Red Chevrolet Corvette Callaway Twin Turbo ends in 7 days. Currently, the maximum bid for a sports car is $1,987.

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