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Callaway Competition Corvette C7 GT3-R Looks Like a 600 HP Angry Monster

If a beauty contest were to be held on the starting grid of a 2016 FIA GT3 or ADAC GT Masters race, it could only have one outcome: the recently released Callaway Competition Corvette C7 GT3-R would bag the prize with ease.
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This competition Corvette calls for the overused fighter jet comparison to make another quick appearance, even though the Callaway Competition design also resembles a very low and flat Great White with its gaping mouth. Just don't throw an oxygen tank in there and shoot it.

The unveil took place at the ADAC GT Masters Season Finale at Hockenheimring, but most of the technical details remain a secret. However, the sheer visual power of the car is enough to make you want to see it on the track next season.

It's just a shame that wonderful carbon fiber body will get covered in decals, but the sponsors have to get their share of the spoils somehow. Luckily, we got to see the car as naked as its many mothers made it, and we're sharing that experience with you as well.

The main attraction is, without a doubt, that wonderful carbon fiber widebody and everything that comes with it. The stock car is all but a memory hidden underneath all that light material extravaganza. There are scoops and air vents, Perspex windows and an escape hatch through the roof.

Every piece of body kit has been extended, with the rear wing being the best and most obvious example. The quadruple exhaust is gone, making room for a huge air diffuser with the burnt gas vents finding a new home in the welcoming side sills.

There is no video with the car right now, but we expect it to sound radical. Among those very few technical infos available, Callaway Competition has confirmed the new C7 GT3-R will use a 6.2-liter V8 Chevrolet engine developing 600 hp mated to an X-Trac six-speed sequential transmission. According to company officials, the cars has surpassed its "predicted performance", which is always a good thing to hear.

As Callaway is a multi-storied company that deals with road-going cars tuning as well, here's to hoping they will make something similar for those license plate wearing Corvettes.

 
 
 
 
 

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