True adventure vehicles are born out of necessity. And back in 1940, when the first Jeep was built for U.S. troops on the WWII battlefield — with never before seen 4×4 drive — the truck solidified its place in automotive history. 75 years later, the Jeep brand still stands as one of the toughest, most rugged vehicles out there. Over the course of its history, from the very first Willy’s Bantam military models to the newest renditions of the Cherokee, Jeep has maintained its historic (and badass) reputation. Here are the coolest, most iconic Jeeps that have rolled out to date.