Bruce Leslie McLaren (30 August 1937 – 2 June 1970) was a New Zealand race-car designer, driver, engineer and inventor.
Herbert James "Burt" Munro (Bert in his youth; 25 March 1899 – 6 January 1978) was a New Zealand motorcycle racer, famous for setting an under-1,000 cc world record, at Bonneville, 26 August 1967.
The Austin Healey owes its name and heritage to Donald Healey, a remarkable man remembered as much for his engineering skills as his success as a driver on international race and rally circuits.
Jan Wilsgaard (born 1930; Brooklyn, New York) was the Chief Designer at Volvo Cars from 1950–1990.
Edward T. Welburn (born December 14, 1950) is General Motors' current (2016) Vice President of Global Design and an automobile designer.
Hartmut Warkuss was born in Breslau in 1940 and started his career in 1964 as a designer for Mercedes-Benz.
Gilles Vidal (born ca. 1972) is a car designer, appointed Director of Style by Peugeot at the start of 2010.
Lowie Vermeersch (born May 9, 1974 in Kortrijk, Belgium) is a Flemish designer, part of the third generation of a prominent artistic family. He is the Founder & Creative Director of Granstudio in Turin, Italy.