The Mathews Collection


The Mathews Collection has built a worldwide reputation as keepers of the McLaren flame. McLaren race cars had a tremendous influence on American and international racing throughout the 60’s and 70’s, and theirs is a large and important piece of racing history. Through restoring, and racing these historic cars The Mathews Collection goal is to keep the McLaren memory alive. In addition to the McLaren collection of 14 cars (the largest private collection in the world) which includes CanAm, Formula 1, Formula 2, Formula 5000, and Indy cars as well as Bruce’s own personal road car, the Mathews maintain an active collection of many other marques. There are sports cars, single seat formula cars, hot rods, motorcycles and various special interest cars, including world class examples of Ferrari, Corvette, Lotus, Brabham and many others.

  • ISBN978-1-902351-02-5
  • Size9x9in (26x26cm)
  • US Price$29.95 + $7.95 p&p;
  • UK Price£24.95 + £6.95 p&p;
  • EU Price£24.95 + £19.95 p&p;


What The Press Say

Coterie Press are well known for beautiful books on Lotus cars and this new publication the first on a car collection is in the same vein. Hard-backed the book has 127 pages describing the cars and their history together with period photography complimenting excellent studio photographs showing car details. Located in Denver, The Mathews Collection has no less than 14 McLaren cars (a mixture of Can-Am and Formula racers) and also Bruce McLaren's M6GT. Seeing important cars of the past in the flesh is obviously best - but if you can't do that, this book gives you a first class glimpse. CLASSIC CARS – October 2001