Unlike some design directors, Freeman Thomas is not one that has been spent much time in the spotlight. This might seem normal to many, until you realize the immense contribution he has made to modern car design. After all, here's the man behind the original Audi TT, the rebirth of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle and the massively successful Chrysler 300C.
Thomas graduated from the prestigious Art Center College of Design before beginning his career in automotive design, like many of his North American peers. His first job was at Porsche – a remarkable achievement by any standard. After rising through . . .