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Sketches show the 2020 Corvette Stingray come to life

From basic lines to computer-assisted designs, here's what the C8 Corvette looked like as it inched toward production.

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These sketches show how the eighth-generation Chevy Corvette Stingray came to life.

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It starts with early sketches that slowly start to form into computer-rendered images.

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It's easy to see the production car's shape start to come to life in these images.

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Here it looks kind of like an Acura NSX.

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The taillights look pretty close to those of the production car.

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Here's where the interior's basic design came from.

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Getting closer to the real thing.

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Some of the design sketches definitely draw on past Corvette mid-engine prototypes.

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Here's a wide-looking sketch.

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Yes, at one point, the C8 Corvette was going to have a split window.

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Keep clicking or scrolling to see more of the sketches and renderings that eventually became the 2020 Corvette Stingray!

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