Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery

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  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    Project Mantra recreates one of the msot iconic GM designs
    The iconic, 1969 concept never made it to production, but it has been reimagined as a retro-futuristic concept from our time
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    True to the original design
    The proportions of the originl Manta Ray, which evovled from the Mako Shark II, hve been kept intact. This incudes the extended tail, formely incporporating pop-up taillights, in addition to the signature Corvette round pieces
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    Extra vents are both functional and aesthetically pleasing
    The air extractors on the front wings are inspired by the gills of sea creatures liek the Manta Ray
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    The Manta Ray theme continues
    The air outlets on the front hood are also inspired by the sea creature and complement the car's sharp front end
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    A touch of modernism
    In 1969, evne the boldest concepts did not feature LED lights. This modern interpretation of the Manta Ray does. It also makes the car look like it belong in Cyberpunk 2077
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    The clasically-correct tail
    The back of the car looks liek a Manta Ray swimming away in the ocean. The quad-taillights are neatly integrated in the diffuser and seemingly pull double dity as additional "shark fins"
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    The classic Muscle car touch
    Two things stand out here - the deep-dish wheels wrapped in beefy Goodyear tires and the side exhaust pipes
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
    Swipe up for more on this epic recreation of an epic concept car
    While the original design of Larry Shinoda never, officially, made it to production, the Mako Shark II and Mnta Ray are so epic that some tuners, with GM's endorsement, make faithful recreations of it
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
  • Here's What a Modern Day Manta Ray Corvette Would Look Like - gallery
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