5 Things You Didn't Know About The Land Rover Defender 

1. The Defender name has only existed since 1990

2. The very first prototype had a center-mounted steering wheel

3. All Defenders are made with aluminum skin, thanks to post-WWII steel supply shortage

4. It's the Queen's vehicle of choice when she's not in a limo

5. Not only does she drive one, she once used one to make a profound political statement