13. Land Rover Defender
They introduced the Land Rover in 1948 as a simple but effective off-road vehicle that was, along with the Jeep Willys, a pioneer of the segment. They built it out of necessity and the need for a capable vehicle for both military and civilian purposes. But soon, Land Rover started exporting their cars all over the world.
And as a result, millions of buyers found out how good it really was. Although they didn’t design the Land Rover Defender as a primarily military vehicle, soon it became one of the most common vehicles countless armies all over the world used.