2014 Callaway Corvette Stingray Convertible debuts at National Corvette Museum

Article by Christian A., on May 7, 2014

Callaway unveiled a production prototype of its 2014 Callaway Corvette at the NCM Bash, National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, from April 24 to 26, 2014. Callaway employees conducted an in-depth "walk-around" of the features of the new Callaway Corvette on April 25. The Callaway supercharged LT1 engine let out at least 620 hp pf output and at least 600 lb-ft of torque during development testing.

The company will unveil the SAE-corrected horsepower and torque rating after final powertrain management calibration later this month. Before that, the 2014 Callaway Corvette must first undergo durability testing and validation, performance and drivability testing, and emissions compliance testing.

The car’s supercharger engine features a new housing and integrated intake manifold for improved airflow and better charge air cooling capability. Engineers tuned the intake manifold runner cross-section and length for a broad torque band while allowing for an outstanding peak horsepower.

Callaway choose Eaton's 2300cc TVS rotor pack for its high thermal efficiency, OEM-certified quality, and service-proven reliability. Because of the added volume brought by the new internals, the housing extends through the hood.

To remove power-robbing heat from the inlet charge, engineers have to employ conductive and convective heat transfer mechanisms. The 2014 Callaway Corvette features a new 10-rib pulley system that prevents drive belt slippage.

Since 10-rib pulley system boasts of significant new technical features, its utility and design aspects are patent pending with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Callaway Corvette is fitted with a new exhaust system that employs a single acoustic chamber to temper harsh frequencies and accentuate low frequency tones.

Callaway's signature Double-D exhaust tips are now larger than previous ones, further complementing the Corvette's center exhaust bezel. To further distinguish the 2014 Callaway Corvette, the company also endowed it with composite manifold base covers, exterior emblems and interior badging. The package has an MSRP of $22,995.

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