Automobilist presents

McLaren Racing

60th Anniversary Poster Collection

Celebrating 60 years since the team’s inception, we have teamed up with McLaren Racing for a collection dedicated to the most successful Formula 1 cars and the drivers that propelled them to victorious finishes. Join us as we honour the legacy of Bruce McLaren with a collection of dedicated posters.


The Timeline

Scroll through the timeline and uncover the greatest stories, timeless machines, powerful engines, crafty engineers and relentless drivers that shaped the history of McLaren Racing over the past 60 years.


McLaren M23

Emerson Fittipaldi
Denny Hulme / Mike Hallwood / David Hobbs / Jochen Mass

Step back in time and relive the glory days of Formula 1 with a poster dedicated to the McLaren M23. Designed in 1973 by Gordon Coppuck and Team McLaren, the M23 combines the best of two worlds - featuring the monocoque of the 1972 Indy 500-winning M16B and the suspension of the M19 F1 car. Its revolutionary Cosworth DFV engine, used as a fully stressed member, propelled this machine to unprecedented heights.

Officially Licensed Product

Buy now


McLaren MP4/2

Alain Prost / Niki Lauda

Step into the world of McLaren's legendary racing legacy with our latest poster featuring the iconic McLaren MP4/2. Designed by John Barnard, this ground-breaking carbon-fibre monocoque chassis marked McLaren's triumphant return as a Grand Prix-winning team in the early 1980s. Its sleek and aerodynamic design propelled the McLaren MP4/2 to greatness, all the while the TAG-Porsche engine unleashed unprecedented power, allowing it to dominate the Formula 1 circuit. Witness the impressive downforce generated by the 'barn-door' wings, as Alain Prost and Niki Lauda piloted the MP4/2 to a staggering 12 wins out of 16 races in the 1984 season.

Officially Licensed Product

Buy now


McLaren MP4/4

Ayrton Senna / Alain Prost

Designed by Gordon Murray, the McLaren MP4/4 dominated the Formula 1 scene in the unforgettable 1988 season. With drivers Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost at the helm, the MP4/4 secured an astounding 15 out of 16 victories, solidifying its place as one of the most successful racing cars ever created. Murray's innovative design incorporated elements from his previous Brabham BT55, resulting in the ultra low-line MP4/4. The carbon fibre/honeycomb monocoque chassis and compact Honda twin-turbo V6 engine propelled the machine to incredible speed.

Officially Licensed Product

Buy now


McLaren MP4/13

Mika Häkkinen / David Coulthard

Designed by the brilliant Adrian Newey and Neil Oatley, the McLaren MP4/13 was a masterpiece of engineering that revolutionised the sport in 1998 and marked McLaren's triumphant return to the winner's circle. Featuring incredible aerodynamic prowess, the sleek design and push-rod actuated front suspension make the MP4/13 the most compact car on the grid. With a powerful Mercedes-Benz 'FO 110' engine, generating a breathtaking 760 bhp at around 16,000 rpm, this beast dominated the tracks, propelling Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard to victory after victory. The MP4/13's stunning debut at Melbourne set the tone for an extraordinary season, with Hakkinen and Coulthard securing a mesmerising one-two finish.

Officially Licensed Product

Buy now


McLaren MCL60

Lando Norris / Oscar Piastri

Finalising the historical round-trip in celebration of McLaren's 60th Anniversary, it is time to shift our focus on the 2023 season. As McLaren pays tribute to its rich heritage, the 2023 Formula 1 model takes the name honouring the historical milestone – MCL60.

Embodying the spirit of McLaren's founder, Bruce McLaren, the MCL60 showcases the team's signature papaya livery, a nod to their historic colours that have captivated fans for decades. With new Team Principal Andrea Stella at the helm and drivers Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri, McLaren is leaving no stone unturned in their pursuit of performance.

Officially Licensed Product

Buy now

The McLaren

From a 15-year-old schoolboy rebuilding an old Austin 7 hillclimb car to grandiose Grand Prix victories, Bruce wasn’t content to drive fast – he was compelled to push the limits of what was possible. Read more about the beginnings of the McLaren brand in the following article.

Read more
The True Visionary: Bruce McLaren
McLaren 60

The True Visionary: Bruce McLaren

Written by Richard Kelley Bruce McLaren personified the truth that great passion can’t be purchased or sold; it can only be channelled. From a 15-year-old schoolboy – meticulously rebuilding an old...