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Callaway & Chevrolet Usher 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Callaway Corvette

Posted February 16 2012 03:13 PM by Wilkinson 
Filed under: Chevrolet News, C6 Corvette Cars

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Callaway Cars Incorporated announces the introduction of the 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Callaway Corvette (GM Regular Production Option B2K)

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Callaway Corvette, Callaway Cars collaborated with Chevrolet product management to arrange a production run of 25 uniquely prepared 2012 Corvette Grand Sports coupes and convertibles. Chevrolet has reinstated RPO B2K, designating that these cars are factory-equipped with certain GM components that facilitate Callaway's product installation. The 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Callaway Corvette will be unveiled at Callaway's "Dealer Summit" national sales meeting at the National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green KY, on April 23.

The 25 RPO B2K cars are scheduled to be built at Chevrolet's Bowling Green Assembly Plant in April 2012. They will be shipped to Callaway Cars' facilities for final assembly to "25th Anniversary" model specifications, including Callaway supercharger system, exhaust system, suspension components, carbon fiber body aerodynamics, Callaway wheels and tires, specific badging and more. The completed cars will be delivered to Authorized Callaway/Chevrolet Dealers where new owners will take delivery. Buyers may also choose to take delivery at the National Corvette Museum or at the constructing Callaway facility.

Callaway Cars Incorporated is an automotive engineering and manufacturing corporation specializing in high performance applications. Callaway has facilities in Connecticut, California and Germany. Callaway Cars built the original RPO B2K turbocharged Callaway Corvettes under contract with Chevrolet from 1987 to 1991. These twin turbocharged, limited-production cars represented Corvette's flagship at the time and are coveted by performance car collectors worldwide. To date, B2K is the only Corvette RPO ever granted by General Motors to a non-GM company. During the 1990's and 2000's, Callaway Cars produced significant Corvette-based road cars and race cars. With Chevrolet's introduction of the sixth-generation Corvette in 2005, Callaway commenced development and production of their current series of supercharged Callaway Corvettes. The 2012 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Callaway Corvette RPO B2K is the latest example of Chevrolet and Callaway joint efforts.

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