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Driving an AC Cobra In The Yorkshire Dales

We recount a day out driving the AC Cobra Sports Car in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Mini Cooper Rally Success

Rallying in the 1960s was dominated by the Mini Cooper. The popular British motorcar, featuring SMITHS gauges, beat the best in the rallies of Ireland, Sweden and Monte Carlo.

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Land Rover Defender and SMITHS Gauges

The first Land Rover Defender was produced in 1990 and, once again, the dashboard was fitted with gauges designed and manufactured by SMITHS Instruments.

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Ginetta Cars Hit Main Roads With G15 Sports Car

In 1967, Ginetta Cars launched the G15 sports car, the first complete Ginetta car that was fully type approved for road use and they selected SMITHS to design and manufacture the gauges.

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Cars and James Bond - the 1960s

The James Bond films are famous for their cars and in our first blog we look at the 1960s movies and how SMITHS Instruments have featured in some of the most popular films of all time.

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