Great Britain is one of those countries that can boast of producing some pretty impressive cars, from classics to modern-day machines, we can safely say they have some of the best. Before we can mention the best British cars of all time, we have to take into consideration the unbeatable performance, the design, and the sales success. Therefore, according to experts who have had first-hand experience with these automobiles, we've brought to you five of the best rides ever made in the United Kingdom.
One of the most popular cars in the United Kingdom, the production of Minis ran for 41 long years and in those years, it became iconic, a motorsport hero as well as a fashion accessory that's quite affordable. It is one of the most influential cars ever built, and about 5.3 million copies of it were made from the time it was launched in 1959. It was initially shunned by the conservative Brits until racing drivers and celebrities started using it, then it became accepted.
2. Jaguar E-Type
For the creator of the most desirable car model in the world, Enzo Ferrari, to say that the Jaguar E-Type is the most breathtaking car he's ever seen, it's truly one of the best British cars of all time. With its all-round disc brakes, 150mph top speed, sophisticated independent suspension, and a 265bhp 3.8-liter engine, it can certainly be classified as a proper supercar.
3. Land Rover Series/Defender
The need for a vehicle that can ply terrains as well as roads after World War Two is what birthed The Land Rover. It was made by Rover using the materials and expertise gained from the military. A hardcore machine that's unstoppable even when confronted with steep inclines, uneven riverbeds, and muddy tracks, it is regarded as an iconic, one-of-a-kind auto that was in production for 67 years.
4. Aston Martin DB5
One of the coolest cars ever, the "DB5" is considered to be one with the greatest piece of product placement. A beauty with the performance to match, the machine has featured in five James Bond films since it got on the market in 1963. Though the car was only produced for just two years with 1,059 cars produced in total, it is one of the people's favorites, thanks to James Bond. It also had a convertible version, for those who wish to be seen driving the wheels by many admirers.