Most iconic supercars originate from the 1970s – an epoch that spawned poster machines such as the BMW M1 and Lamborghini Countach. Here are our favourites…

The 1970s was a golden era for supercars, with a broad range of exotica making its way onto teenagers’ bedroom walls. There may have been an oil crisis at the beginning of the decade, but those involved in extracting ‘black gold’ made plenty of profit to treat themselves to a new set of wheels.

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Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Lotus and even BMW designed some remarkable machines. Here’s our top 10.