Donut Media delves into the history of BMW’s most popular line, the 3 Series, via an animated clip breaking down its evolution.

Introduced in 1975, the 3 Series has become a staple in the automotive industry ever since. It’s so popular the 3 Series has been listed 22 times in a row on Car & Driver’s Top Ten list (1992-2014), the longest consecutive streak ever for the magazine.

The video begins with the E21 316 Alpine White, ending off with the 2014 F80 M3 Austin Yellow.