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The Callaway C12 Roadster

Posted December 22, 2008 2:25 PM by CarDomain

The Callaway C12 automobiles were produced from 1997 through 2001. They are production automobiles created in an attempt to win the GT2 class at Le Mans. In fact, the Callaway C12 took pole position in the class at Le Mans in 2001, beating Porsche, Ferrari and all other brands. Road car versions were homologated and produced in parallel.

The C12 project was a joint effort between IVM, a German automotive engineering services company, and Callaway Cars Inc. They were produced jointly by Callaway Competition in Leingarten Germany and Callaway Cars Inc. in Old Lyme Connecticut. Twenty cars, road and race specification, were constructed. The project achieved full vehicle manufacturer status in Germany. These cars were built to a standard, not a cost. They were optimized for the regulations at Le Mans. Today, they are still fast, beautiful and now, collectible. C12 ownership is diverse and initially represented by clients such as Dale Earnhardt Jr., Otis Chandler, Andrew McKelvey, and Tommy Mottola.

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Re: The Callaway C12 Roadster

12/23/2008 7:12 PM

Lovely as the performance probably is, for 200K could I get something other than apparently standard GM radio?

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