The Best Formula 1 Car Ever? The McLaren-Honda MP4/4 with Louise Goodman

Was the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 the best Formula 1 car ever? Honda's channel is joined today by motor racing journalist and broadcaster Louise Goodman to look back at the season this legendary model graced the race tracks and its domination in the hands of Ayrton Senna.

Different eras have different heroes and legends. Since its beginning in the 1950s, Formula 1 has had many excellent racers, engines, chassis and teams. But not quite like this one.

The McLaren-Honda partnership in 1988 provided a brilliant instrument for Senna and partnered with Alain Prost, they won over 90% of the races they entered with a large part of them taken with 1-2 finishes, becoming the norm for the Honda Formula 1 team.

The standout innovations of the McLaren team were their tailored gearbox and low line chassis, which were then paired with the Honda engine that had about 150bhp more than anyone else and improved fuel efficiency. The results were devastating for the competition.

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