To clothe the 1965 mid engine Corvette chassis, the designers at Styling Staff proposed a much more radical shape than
Zora Arkus Duntov, the main force behind a mid engine Corvette, had in mind. It would have provided rear vision solely through
The design had bold air intakes at the rear and a split windscreen that lifted up with the gullwing doors. Eventually,
the mid engine chassis would not end up like this, but like the XP-880, also known as the “Astro II”.