Looking a bit like a mutated Plymouth Prowler, this one-off Corvette Bella Elan coupe reportedly required over 6,000 hours (250 days) to create. The car is loosely based on a 1988 Corvette but it rides on a new frame and features the cab from a 2001 Audi TT Coupe. The model also has fenders from a 1937 Chevy, 1959 Corvette taillights and teak running boards.
Besides the hodgepodge of components, the car has a retro-inspired grille and old school headlights. The designer also added massive front fender vents, a huge trunk and probably one of the largest third brake lights ever fitted to an automobile.
The unique styling carries over to the cabin as there’s only a handful of touches from the Audi TT. The driver sits behind a three-spoke steering wheel and will find themselves looking at custom black and white gauges. The car also has heated leather seats, wood trim and a modern audio system.
While the styling won’t win everyone over, the eBay listing says it was created to fulfill the “owner’s dream of a French Deco style” car.
Performance specifications are lacking but the model features a 1998 LS1 engine. This likely means the car has more than 300 hp (223 kW / 304 PS). Regardless of the actual output, the engine is connected to an automatic transmission which sends power to the rear wheels via a limited slip differential.
The auction ends this weekend and the starting bid is $27,500. However, it hasn’t received any bids as of yet.