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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...

Cab Range Concept sketches 1989.09

During the latter part of 1998, SHADO, in conjunction with CAD Ltd, prepared a design study for a ‘conventional cab’ truck called ‘Bison’, for Ashok Leyland of India.

The initial themes showed the capability of producing a light, mid and heavy weight truck range, using a modular cab system of shared components. 

By the middle of 1999, from the sketches, and the subsequent development of the design ‘on screen’ using CATIA software, a full size prototype was built for a management review of the base cab frame, which could meet the needs of India’s variety of coachbuilders & bodymakers.