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Your top 5 F1 car Liveries of all time

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by glendo, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Let's face it, the look of the car is a very important appeal to Formula One. the best looking racing cars in the world also are the pinnacle of motor racing art. Sometimes a beautiful car is created, sometimes an ugly car is born due to sponsorship an team livery decisions.

    since watching formula almost every race since 1987, i think the best 5 liveries in F1 have been:

    (in no particular order)

    1989 Bennetton - gotta love the balance of red/blue/green/yellow
    2001 Arrows - who else has made Orange and black look so good
    1994 Williams - i loved the Rothmans livery... it was so good that Williams have copied it this year.
    1999 Jordan - Buzzin Hornets
    * all years Ferrari - they truly own the red livery

    honorable mention:
    1992 Williams - Mansell's car was beautiful
    2000 Jaguar - totally green and beautiful
    80's McLaren - loved the Malboro red'n'white
    Modern McLaren - makes chrome look good
    2004 Renault - i loved the mild seven/renault yellow fusion
    1970's Hesketh - for putting Penthouse girls on an F1 car

    the fugly awards:
    2000 BAR: two liveries dont mix
    modern force india: just doesnt mix:
    ToyotaF1: just didnt look good, and they didnt improve on it
    BAR: Lucky strike just didnt appeal to me

    what is your best/worst 5 liveries of Formula 1?
  2. Erik Tveit

    Erik Tveit
    I can haz cookie?

    The Jordan car from 1999
    Mclaren Marlboro

    I really don't like todays paint jobs. :)
  3. 60's Lotus and Eagle

    70's to 80's JPS

  4. 1996 McLaren
    1998 Jordan
    2000 Jaguar
    2002 Arrows
    2007 Honda
  5. Kyle Puttifer

    Kyle Puttifer
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    In no particular order...
    2009 Brawn BGP001
    1978 Lotus 79
    1994 Williams FW16
    1994 Benetton B194
    2011 Renault R31
    2007 Honda RA107 (oops that's 6)
  6. The 2000 BAR was nice. The white with the big Red Luckies logo on the side. I think you mean the 99 BAR with the 555/Luck Strike livery

    My 5 Favourite (in no particular order) are:
    2002 Williams
    2002 Honda F1
    1997 Bitten & Hisses Jordan
    1997 Williams
    1985 JPS Lotus
  7. Rothmans Williams livery 95/96
    Movistar Renault livery 06
    Lotus Renault livery 11
    Vodafone Mclaren Chrome livery 08/09/10/11
    Brawn GP 09
  8. Prost F1 99/00/01 livery.
    Jordan F1 1996 Gold Livery.
    Benneton F1 1989
    Jaguar F1 2004.
    Scuderia Ferrari 2006.
  9. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff

    McLaren's 2007-2008 liveries were very good.
    Sauber's 2000s liveries, espicially 1998 one.
    Jordan's 1998-99 liveries.
    Toro Rosso 2008! That Bull drawing is epic.
    Renault 2011 is also very nice
  10. Mclaren Marlboro
    McLaren's 2007
    Jordan 1996
    Renault 2011
    Force India (for some reason i like it alot)
  11. 1. 1992 Williams FW14b
    2. 2000 Arrows A21
    3. 1999 Jordan 199
    4. 1994 Sauber C13
    5. 2003 Williams FW25
  12. Ferrari(All years, the tobacco liveries were simply amazing)
    McLaren 2005(with the 'kimi' in bold letters and 'Raikkonen' in the italics)
    jaguar(All years)
    BAR(racing Revolution livery, its 2005 i think)
    Jordan(1999, 2000)
  13. For me there is quite alot of cars but my top 5 has gotta be;

    1992 Williams-Renault ( for me the greatest F1 car ever)
    1991 Jordan with the 7up livery
    1978 Lotus - JPS black and gold is pure class
    1995 Bennetton-Renault
    1995 Ferrari
  14. 1994 Benetton
    1996 Jordan
    1998 Arrows
    1994 Footwork
    1997 Minardi
  15. 1. Ferrari red mixed with black wings (old days with Agip)

    2. Ferrari red mixed with white wings (few years ago and now since this year)

    3. Mclaren Marlboro in the late eighties

    4. Black and gold Lotus livery

    5. Williams 92

    EDIT: Updated with picture son behalf of Jenkins :)
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  16. 1. Williams with Rothmans
    2. Jordan with Be on Edge or Buzzin and Hornets signs :)
    3. 1998, 1999 McLaren
    4. 2008 McLaren with this orange and silver paint pff it was great looking car
    5. 2005 Renault
  17. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off


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  18. James Chant

    James Chant

    Thats a williams!

    Benetton entered two cars in 92.

    The B191B enterred the first 3 rounds [​IMG]

    And the B192 the rest of the season
  19. It sure is, for some reason Benetton popped up.. Williams 92 it should say ;)
  20. Lotus 25
    Gurney Eagle-Weslake
    Lotus JPS 1975/1985