nb - well i would not venture so far. The split grille is very characteristic and i will keep it, maybe shave door handles and lettering, slap some wide rims, slam it a bit and perhaps a custom 2 tone. But thanks for the pic!
A radically different project (from my usual stuff that is) has kept me away from my old school models, but next week i hope to present updates.
Niko and David - the hardtop is part of the commission and i tried to go far while still keeping the Volvo look. I played with the grille mesh and went as far as modeling a Continental kit and a Buick-like sidetrim and front parking lights, which made it look very American, like a small DeSoto:
I might consider splitting the body into a 2tone -- 3tone in fact, leaving the 3rt color to the roof -- but maybe it has gone far enough. What do you guys think?