1943 Peter Stevens is born. His parents were both artists
1950s Spends weekends motor cycle racing with well-known motor racing journalist uncle, Denis Jenkinson
1960 Passes driving test
1961 Sculpture student at Saint Martin’s School of Art, London
1963 Student of Industrial Design at Royal College of Art (RCA)
1964 Circumnavigates the Med in a Ford Jeep, Tangier to Baghdad and back
1973 Senior Designer, Ogle Design
1974 Part-time lecturer in Vehicle Design at RCA
1976 Starts Design Consultancy, Peter Stevens Design. Clients: Alpine Renault; Cougar Marine; TWR; ERF Trucks; Brabham F1
1985 Lotus Cars, Chief Designer. Lotus Excel; new Lotus Esprit; New Lotus Elan; Isuzu 400R. Cadillac, Saturn, Hindustan, Triumph, Chrysler
1989 Designs Jaguar XJR15 supercar
1990-1993  McLaren F1 Supercar, Chief Designer
1991 The Prince Phillip Prize for Designer of the Year (runner up)
1991 British Design Council Award (winner)
1993 Returns to Peter Stevens Design. Clients: Audi; Lamborghini; Benetton F1; BMW motorsport; Hyundai; IPN Indonesia; McLaren Cars; Nardi SpA; OZ Wheels; Prodrive; Panoz; Reynard; Rolls Royce; Subaru; TAG Electronics; Toyota Team Europe; Virgin Atlantic, TATA motors.
1994 RCA award: 21 years of vehicle design and teaching
1998 Consultant designer for BMW Lemans project LM99; Toyota Le Mans GT project
1999 Becomes Visiting Professor, Vehicle Design, Royal College of Art
2000 Director of Product and design, MG Rover. MG and Rover vehicles, include MG TF; MG Z-Cars; MG SV; Bonneville MG ZT estate.
2001 Worshipful Company of Carmen VIVA award for design education
2002 Autocar Magazine Designer of the Year
2003 The Prince Phillip Prize for designer of the year (runner up again!)
2003 Designs Captain Scarlett’s car
2004 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Becomes convenor of the annual motor industry educational lecture series to complement the festival.
2007 Panel leader, Eyes on Design, Detroit AutoShow
2009 British Council lecture tour of China 
2012 Designs Britain’s first electric supercar
2013 Masterclasses and lectures at TATA, Pune;DSK University, Pune; Zagreb Design Week; Design Turkey
2014 Visiting Professor at Vehicle Design course, RCA; Convenor of Goodwood's educational lecture series; presents masterclasses internationally
2014 Principle designer at Peter Stevens Design LLP. Clients: Ecotricity; Mahindra & Mahindra; Rivian; Siemens; Virgin Atlantic Airways; Williams F1; Hexagon, Istanbul