C8 Corvette "Blue Knight" Shows a Pretty Face, Has Complete Redesign

Ever since the first clear shots of the C8 Corvette surfaced the web, the automotive world has been boiling with articles revolving around the thing. And it's only normal: after all, while Zora Arkus-Duntov, the father of the 'Vette, wanted to introduce a mid-engined design from the very beginning, it took 8 generations for this step to be made.
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Of course, there will always be aficionados who prefer to look into the future rather than dwell on dreams of the past. Case in point with Arnold Verghese, the digital artist whose work brought us here.

The pixel wielder has come up with a redesign of the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (yes, this is a rendering), albeit using a subtle approach. To be more precise, the various bits of the machine were transformed while taking into account the design DNA of the Corvette bloodline.

Starting up front, we notice that the fascia looks slightly angrier, with this borrowing elements from the C3 and the C4. Moving to the side, we notice the fatter fenders, especially at the back.

Then there's the rear bumper, which seems to have received most of the work. The artist sought inspiration in the rear bumpers of the C4, C5 and C6. To be more precise,, the side vents are now lower, aiming for a cleaner look, while the square exhaust tips have made room for more traditional ones. Oh, and let's not forget the LED taillights, which sport light revisions.

Who knows? Perhaps we'll see some of these changes in a future aftermarket kit for the C8 Chevrolet Corvette. And you can bet there will be plenty of those around once deliveries kick off - by the way, the move is set to take place next month.

PS: The custom wheels found on the Chevy halo car, as well as the ride height reduction are on the house.

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Happy New year to all the lovely people out there!. And here's my first post for 2020! Apologies for keeping you waiting. After taking a break from a busy work schedule, I can finally get back into doing more awesome cars! As you can see, I have decided to redesign the whole front bumper. Borrowing design cues from C3 and C4 Corvette and adding my own spin to it. Giving it a mean Stingray face . I wanted to give the overall shape an OEM look. Thanks to @s.pphoto for the awesome HDRI. And the wheels are @brixtonforged PF7 Ultrasport+ More angles to follow. And of course, more hardcore variants . #c8 #c8corvette #midenginecorvette #2020corvette #stingray #chevycorvettec8 #c7 #c6 #c5 #corvetteforum #corvette #corvetteworld #corvettenation #vette #vettehub #corvettestingray #avdesign #arnolddesign

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