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
Bugatti was founded in 1909 in the then-German city of Molsheim (now French), by an Italian industrial designer Ettore Bugatti. Born in Milan, Italy, he was the son of Carlo Bugatti, an important Art Nouveau furniture and jewellery designer, so, art was in his blood. His cars were known for the artistic designs as well as the level of detail of their engineering.
Pagani Automobili S.p.A is an Italian manufacturer of sports cars and carbon fibre. The company was founded in 1992 by the Argentinian Horacio Pagani and is based in San Cesario Sul Panaro, near Modena, Italy next to the likes of Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini. Pagani’s childlike enthusiasm for his art is impossible to ignore - his progress from a baker’s son in Argentina to a smart, young engineer seeking his fortune in Italy.