March 2018

Lotus Esprit S1 Movie Stardom

The Lotus Esprit S1, with SMITHS instrumentation in the dashboard, became a household name when it appeared in the James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me.

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Original 1948 Land Rover with SMITHS Gauges

One of the first-ever prototype Land Rovers, originally appearing at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show, is being restored by Jaguar Land Rover for display in their classic works showroom in Coventry.

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SMITHS Clock Speed of Iron Maiden Drummer

Iron Maiden drummer, Nicko McBrain, commissioned the Jaguar Classic division to build a bespoke XJ6 which included SMITHS classic car flight gauges.

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SMITHS Gauges Measure Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Performance

The Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato was launched in 1960 featuring SMITHS gauges and became the most expensive British car ever sold when auctioned for £10 million at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2018.

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