Originally, these vehicles were simply known as the ‘Land Rover’ - predominantly an off-road capable car model of the Rover Company. However, as ‘Land Rover’ became more established as a brand, the ‘Series’ indication later became a retronym model name. The Range Rover was introduced in 1970.
Commonly referred to as “Disco” the Land Rover Discovery is a series of medium to large premium SUVs, which are produced by the British car maker Land Rover, and later Jaguar Land Rover. The series is currently running in its fifth generation, of which the first was introduced in 1989, the first new model series since the 1970 Range Rover – which inspired it. Some call it influential, since it was the first to market a true off-road capable family car.
A disc brake is a wheel brake that slows the rotation of the wheel by the friction caused by pushing the brake pads against a brake disc with a set of callipers. The development of disc brake began in 1890s in England. The first automobile disc brake was patented by Frederick William Lanchester in his Birmingham factory in 1902 and was used successfully on Lanchester cars.
Harley-Davidson, Inc., H-D, or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturing company which was founded in 1903 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The brand was founded by a gang of four – one Harley and three Davidsons. Given the ratio of three Davidsons to one Harley, it's easy to wonder why the company was not called Davidson-Harley. Since the novel idea for the motorcycle came from William Harley, the gang thought it was only fair to put his name first.
Lamborghini Automobili was born as the oeuvre of its Italian founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. Born in 1916, Ferruccio aided as a mechanic in the Italian Royal Air Force during the Second World War before starting a business of building tractors from discarded surplus World War II military hardware. The tractor company was growing at a rapid rate by the mid-1950s and so, Ferruccio Lamborghini expanded his business into construction boilers and air-conditioning systems in 1960, Lamborghini had become one of Italy’s great industrialists