Top 50: Best-looking F1 cars of all time

Since the Formula 1 World Championship began in 1950, the aesthetics of car design have wowed racing fans just as much as the star drivers who raced them. Here’s our favourite 50 – in no particular order – and have your say in the comments.

Top 50: Best-looking F1 cars of all time

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 312T2
1/50

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McLaren MP4/12

McLaren MP4/12
2/50

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Williams FW11B

Williams FW11B
3/50

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Lotus 79

Lotus 79
4/50

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Mercedes Benz W196

Mercedes Benz W196
5/50

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March 881

March 881
6/50

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Eagle AAR104

Eagle AAR104
7/50

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Brabham BT52

Brabham BT52
8/50

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Brawn BGP 001

Brawn BGP 001
9/50

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Jordan 197

Jordan 197
10/50

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Lotus 49

Lotus 49
11/50

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Ferrari 641

Ferrari 641
12/50

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Arrows A3

Arrows A3
13/50

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Onyx ORE-1

Onyx ORE-1
14/50

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Brabham BT46

Brabham BT46
15/50

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Maserati 250F

Maserati 250F
16/50

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McLaren MP4-21

McLaren MP4-21
17/50

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Wolf WR1

Wolf WR1
18/50

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Benetton B186

Benetton B186
19/50

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Matra MS80

Matra MS80
20/50

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Sauber C12

Sauber C12
21/50

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Ligier JS11

Ligier JS11
22/50

Photo by: Rainer W. Schlegelmilch

Scuderia Toro Rosso STR03

Scuderia Toro Rosso STR03
23/50

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McLaren MP4/4

McLaren MP4/4
24/50

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Ferrari 312

Ferrari 312
25/50

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Larrousse Lola LC89

Larrousse Lola LC89
26/50

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Alfa Romeo 158/159

Alfa Romeo 158/159
27/50

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Williams FW07

Williams FW07
28/50

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Ferrari F92A

Ferrari F92A
29/50

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Penske PC4

Penske PC4
30/50

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Brabham BT44

Brabham BT44
31/50

Photo by: Rainer W. Schlegelmilch

Tyrrell 008

Tyrrell 008
32/50

Photo by: Rainer W. Schlegelmilch

Lamborghini 291

Lamborghini 291
33/50

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Brabham BT55

Brabham BT55
34/50

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McLaren M19A

McLaren M19A
35/50

Photo by: Lucien Harmegnies

Ferrari 156

Ferrari 156
36/50

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Williams FW14B

Williams FW14B
37/50

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Lotus 72

Lotus 72
38/50

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Tyrrell 019

Tyrrell 019
39/50

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Ferrari F2004

Ferrari F2004
40/50

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Ferrari Dino 246

Ferrari Dino 246
41/50

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Dallara F189

Dallara F189
42/50

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Brabham BT20

Brabham BT20
43/50

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Fondmetal GR02

Fondmetal GR02
44/50

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Ligier JS31

Ligier JS31
45/50

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Lotus 97T

Lotus 97T
46/50

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Lancia D50

Lancia D50
47/50

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Honda RA301

Honda RA301
48/50

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Renault RE30C

Renault RE30C
49/50

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Jordan 191

 Jordan 191
50/50

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