Before Apple, BMW, and Toyota became the giant brands we know today, they had to start in a relatively humble way. Some of them took a little longer to become giants in their industries. Some companies were immediate success stories.
Atchuup gave you an incredible collection of the first products launched by 14 companies before they achieved fame and icon status.
Apple – Apple I Computer (1976)
BMW – BMW IIIa (1918). BMW IIIa was an inline six-cylinder SOHC valvetrain, water-cooled aircraft engine, the first-ever product from BMW GmbH.
Canon – Kwanon (1934)
Coca-Cola – Syrup (1886)
Ford – Ford Quadricycle (1896)
Harley-Davidson – racer motorcycle (1903)
Hewlett-Packard (HP) – HP200A (1939), a low-distortion audio oscillator used for testing sound equipment.
Honda – Honda Type-A (1947)
Intel – 3101 Schottky TTL bipolar 64-bit static random-access memory (1969)
Lamborghini – Lamborghini Carioc (1948)
Lego – wooden toys (1932). LEGO employees with their first products.
L’ORÉAL – Hair Dye
Renault – Renault Voiturette 1CV (1898)
Toyota – Toyota HA-1 (1946). The first Toyota sewing machine model HA-1 manufactured by Aichi Kogyo Co., Ltd.