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1960 Chevrolet Corvette C1 by nancorocks 1960 Chevrolet Corvette C1 by nancorocks
The Chevrolet Corvette (C1) is the first generation of the sports car by the Chevrolet division of General Motors introduced late in the 1953 model year and produced through 1962. It is commonly referred to as the "solid-axle" generation, as the independent rear suspension did not appear until the 1963 Sting Ray. The Corvette was rushed into production for its debut model year to capitalize on the enthusiastic public reaction to the concept vehicle, but expectations for the new model were largely unfulfilled. Reviews were mixed and sales fell far short of expectations through the car's early years. The program was nearly canceled, but Chevrolet would ultimately stay the course and Harley Earl and company would transform the Corvette into a true world-class sports car.

In an era of chrome and four headlamps, the Corvette succumbed to the look of the day. The 1958 model year and the four that followed all had the exposed four-headlamp treatment and prominent grills, but a faux-louvered hood and chrome trunk spears were unique to 1958. The interior and instruments were updated, including placing a tachometer directly in front of the driver. For the 1958 model only, an 8000 rpm tachometer was used rather than the 6000 and rpm units typical in 1955. Optional engine choices included two with twin carburetors (including a 270 hp (200 kW) model with Carter 2613 and 2614 WCFB four-barrels) and two with fuel injection. Power output for the highest rated fuel-injected engine was 290 hp (220 kW). Displacement remained 283 cu in (4.6 l). For the first time, seat belts were factory-installed rather than being dealer-installed as on previous models. Rare options were RPO 684 heavy-duty brakes and suspension (144), RPO 579 250 hp engine (554), 15 by 5.5 in (38 by 14 cm) wheels (404).

For the 1959 model, engines and horsepower ratings did not change. Interiors were revised slightly with different instrument graphics and the addition of a storage bin to the passenger side. A positive reverse lockout shifter with "T" handle was standard with 4-speed manual transmission. This was the only year a turquoise convertible top color could be ordered, and all 24-gallon fuel tank models through 1962 could not be ordered with convertible tops due to inadequate space for the folding top mechanism. Rare options: RPO 684 heavy-duty brakes and suspension (142), metallic brakes (333), 15 by 5.5 in (38 by 14 cm) wheels (214), power windows (547), power convertible top (661).

Last features to appear in 1960 models included tail lamps molded into the rear fenders and heavy grill teeth. New features include aluminum radiators, but only with 270 hp and 290 hp engines. Also for the first time, all fuel-injection engines required manual transmissions. The 1960s Cascade Green was metallic, unique to the year and the rarest color at 140 made. Rare options: RPO 579 250 hp engine (100), RPO 687 heavy-duty brakes and suspension (119), 15 by 5.5 in (38 by 14 cm) wheels (246), power convertible top (512), power windows (544).
Model by Turn 10 studios. All credit for model goes to Turn 10 studios. Everything else (materials, scene setup, render setup, post work) by me. Love it or hate it, choice is yours.

3ds max+vray+PS.
Thanks for looking. Enjoy =)
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DecidingNebula Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017
Oh yes, love me some Classic Cars to say F you to the modern ones.
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nancorocks Featured By Owner May 29, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
xD
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bls35mm Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
SWEET!!
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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RuntOfTheLitter Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
CLASSIC car and SO well done!!

ROTL
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hug 
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graphickercan Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013
perfect....
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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kingPanther Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Did you get the 3D model in a format that could be opened and altered in 3D max? Would you know where I can get 3D models from of other cars, they don't need to be rendered and I also would like to alter them. 
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
pm sent.
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Siegfried-Ukr Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice car!!!
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:iconnancorocks:
nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes she is=)
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Siegfried-Ukr Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
;)
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Aarrd Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Suurweeet work! Jack Kirby drew one of these that belonged to Johnny Storm the "Human Torch". Ever since I saw that drawing as a kid I've been in love with this car. This is such a beautiful render! Excellent work :clap:
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There is something timeless in some cars. This one is one of them. Thanks my friend. 
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Aarrd Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Hey, you are most welcome! ;)
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TheMegaDick Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOAH. i thought this was a photo! amazing work!
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You xD
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Al-Kabeer Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
Excellent Work ..... Good Luck !
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:iconnancorocks:
nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you =)
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TripleThreeTwo Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that is sexy 
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you =)
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The-Artist-64 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Now that's my kind of car!
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She is a beauty, isn't she? =) 
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The-Artist-64 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Why yes she is.

I could even say more than a diesel shunter! (Oh don't mind me. That's a type of diesel.)
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
;) (Wink) 
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BillBailey Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
Love your stuff.
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you my friend =) Hug 
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mon73 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
Good work.
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nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you =)
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musksnipe Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Classy car and a very good render! :D
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:iconnancorocks:
nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You, I'm glad you like it xD
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RelativelyExtreme Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely phenomenal render! I thought this was a photo at first!! And such a beautiful car, too. Well done :)
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:iconnancorocks:
nancorocks Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You my friend, i appreciate it =)
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