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Frank Stephenson

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Frank Stephenson

Frank Stephenson (born October 3, 1959) is an automobile designer, currently head of the Fiat, Lancia, and Commercial Vehicle Styling Centre in Turin, Italy. Stephenson was a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Stephenson spent 11 years at BMW, where he worked on the BMW X5. He is best known for the design of the 2001 BMW MINI. He moved to Fiat in July 2002, working on the Maserati MC12 and Ferrari F430. He also oversaw Pininfarina's work on the Maserati Quattroporte and Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. He moved to his current position on February 22, 2005 and was replaced by Donato Coco.

Today, Frank Stephenson is Head of Design at McLaren Automotive. His first effort for the British firm is the MP4-12C.