The 1960s saw the birth of the supercar, as the success of mid-engined design in racing began to see it being applied to road cars. It was the 1970s however when the idea of an out and out driving machine as opposed to a grand tourer came of age as engineers and designers began to confidently explore the possibilities. The most extreme was undoubtedly the Lamborghini Countach but that didn’t necessarily make it the best. Here are our thoughts on the rest.
The six best '70s supercars that aren’t the Lamborghini Countach
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