The McLaren MP4/4 was a highly successful Formula 1 car that competed in the 1988 F1 season. It was designed by Steve Nichols with Technical Director Gordon Murray. Nichols and Murray based the design on the lowline Brabham BT55, designed by Murray for the 1986 season. It is one of the most dominant Formula One cars ever built, winning all but one race and claiming all but one pole position in the 1988 season.