When it raced: 1988
It's hard to overstate the coolness of the MP4/4. Honestly I get goosebumps typing the name sometimes. In the course of achieving levels of domination previously unheard of in F1, it was the iconic red and white weapon of the great battles between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost. As the pair came one race from sweeping the entire season, the MP4/4 made sure they looked good doing it.
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Aaron Miller is the Cars editor for Thrillist, and can be found on Twitter. The MP4/4 has his heart, but the sound of the Matra and the creativity of the Tyrrell are hard to beat.