The new Toyota GR Supra has just been revealed, but the famed name has appeared on sports coupés since 1978. This is the legend of the Supra

The Supra name is like holy scripture among fans of Japanese performance cars. Easily the most iconic nameplate for the house of Toyota, this sports car helped put Japanese engineering on the map, both through motorsport success and providing attainable performance for the masses.

With the launch of the all-new Toyota GR Supra, here’s a look back to the car’s past glory days.