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Modern Classic - Steve Harper Interview

Modern Classic - Steve Harper Interview

Thu 24th March 2016

In late 2015 Keith Adams of Modern Classic interviewed Steve Harper in his Studio about this past...

Rover AR16 - Design sketch 1983.03

1983 ROVER AR16

AR16 was another Austin-Rover Canley design studio study which was full of good intent.

The Rover / Honda XX platform was capable of being adapted for a shorter vehicle, and so the AR16 was seen to be a possible replacement for the Montego/Ambassador saloons.

The ex Longbridge ‘Austin’ designers felt that the 5 door car should carry the Austin marque, and further to that, there were even Coupe derivative sketches, tape drawing and ‘skeleton’ proportion model produced during 1993.

Ther will be more photographs added in a short while