The students at the school where I work are tasked to create a retro advertisement with the 3D vehicle they are modeling. I took one of my older models, a 1951 Jaguar XK120, and made an example of what is expected. Mostly to show the post processing I did on this image.
It was rendered in Mental Ray, took about 18 minutes at 720p.
(I know it says XK150, but I just copied the text from another Jag ad)
here’s the original render, to compare: