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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...

1997 Volvo V70 'Lifestyle' theme sketches 94.07 (image courtesy of Volvo Cars)

1997 V70 ‘Lifestyle’

As part of an evaluation of how the classic Volvo Estate Car could be developed, and make the best uses of a newly developed 4 wheel drive system. These set of sketches from 1993, were created to show a more rugged and practical development of the car’s exterior and load area designs.

This programme eventually developed as the Volvo ‘Cross Country’ or ‘XC’ as it was later to be known.