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Frank Stephenson designs beautiful electric boat

Classy Wood Pairs Well With Lead-Acid Batteries

McLaren Design Director Frank Stephenson creates an electric-powered riverboat inspired by the sleek, wooden-hulled boats of the mid-nineteenth century.

McLaren dubs next model MP4-27 at Production Centre opening [w/videos]

Turning a Formula One team into an automaker is no mean feat. Ferrari did it decades ago, and now McLaren is following suit. The first product of the newly formed McLaren Automotive – an offshoot of the F1 team – has already hit the market in the form of the MP4-12C, with several additional m

Spy Shots: McLaren P11 supercar spied in the snow

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McLaren P11 supercar goes back to the drawing board... in two months

The McLaren P11 will still be powered by a 6.2-liter Mercedes AMG unit, but nobody knows yet what the car that goes around the engine is going to look like. Frank Stephenson, recently of Fiat fame, has been given instructions to completely redesign the car when he starts at McLaren. However, he can't take up the pos

Frank Stephenson to direct McLaren design

Based only on his work to date, history would remember Frank Stephenson as one of the most influential automotive designers of our time. He's credited with the resurrection of the retro hatch – having designed the MINI, Fiat 500 and Alfa MiTo – in addition to a portfolio of lust-worthy supercars for Ferrari and Maserati. It came as a surprise when the American-raised designer Noah Joseph

Christopher Reitz named as new Alfa design chief

Alfa Romeo has announced Christopher Reitz as its new head of design, succeeding Frank Stephenson who announced his departure last week. Reportedly a relative of the Porsche family, Reitz started his career at Volkswagen after graduating from the Art Center Europe in Switzerland. From there, he moved on to head Audi's Advance Design department before defecting to Nissa