The Chevrolet Chevelle makes its triumphant return to digital

The exclusive HotCars render is a modern reinterpretation of an old-school classic that features muscular looks with a hint of Chevy Camaro.


Of Chevy huge range of models from past to present, you might think the Chevy Camaro and Corvette are the only true icons of the American automobile brand.


With cars like the Chevy Chevelle remaining a great classic American car buy or base for a drag racer, many forget that it was once one of the most popular muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s. Although many brands are resurrecting older names, the Chevelle has yet to make a comeback.

Thanks to prolific Instagram digital artist Rostislav Prokop, we can gaze upon an alternate universe where the exclusive render speculates on the return of the iconic Chevrolet Chevelle.

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It’s an exclusive rendering, but the car in all its modern digital glory feels cohesive and well put together – similar to a Chevrolet Camaro, in fact. However, Chevy’s mid-size Chevelle car doesn’t have to stay in the shadow of the Camaro and this could be the car that stands out as a pony car with a difference.

The sporty second-generation Chevy Chevelle certainly has iconic status and with a selection of powertrain options, including a 7.4-liter V8, stunning ‘SS’ performance trim and ‘El Camino’ body styling . With that in mind, this new rendering has the makings of an automotive legend.

Like the classic Chevelle, the concept has double white-on-black stripes as a nod to SS trim. It also features a long front hood and a short back, like many original Chevelle models.

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Up front, the quad LED headlights combine with the quad taillights to subtly evoke the classic pony car. Other than that and the ‘SS’ badges, there’s not much else to go on if you’re not already familiar with the original.

Interestingly, the quad exhausts, hood scoop, grille and more suggest – loudly – ​​that this is an internal combustion engine muscle car. If made today, it could be an interesting addition to the current Chevy Camaro lineup as the Chevelle trim level, one of Chevrolet’s many V8 engines.

Another thing to consider is the fact that Chevrolet probably won’t release another ICE pony car – there won’t be another Camaro at least for now, and the Chevy Corvette will soon become a hybrid.

So the best thing for this Chevelle would be to remove the exhaust pipes and put in an electric powertrain to take on the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT in the next life.

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