There aren’t many automotive designs that have endured as well as the Corvette Stingray. Now, 50 years later, some design challenges and tributes have started to trickle through to commemorate one of the great sports cars of all time. The design here pays homage to the classic shape of the Stingray with the long, sleek hood and bulging fenders. It also appears to take some design cues from the one-off Bertone Mantide as well as the Cadillac Sixteen Concept, which was also an internal GM design. From an overhead view, one spies the trademark teardrop shape towards the tail of the car, culminating with the iconic split-window rear windshield. Other design touches include a clamshell hood, scissor-style doors, ergonomic seats, rear-view camera with night vision enhancement, and a high performance hybrid drive. If Chevy is looking for inspiration for their C7, we think they should start here.
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