The Land Rover is synonymous with reliability, 4-wheel-drive and panache. Most people know the Land Rover got its start as the British version of the Jeep. The Steering wheel used to be in the middle to mimic that of a tractor the designer had on his farm. Due to this design, he avoided the left & right-hand drive markets.
You may not know that by bolting on beefy tractor tires and axles from a Studebaker, Land Rover created the first Monster truck 30 years before anybody else after being commissioned to build a vehicle that could handle even the deepest murky mud puddles.
Another first for the company was the crossover SUV named the Road Rover. The Road [...]