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2018 Review of SMITHS News and Blogs

A review of all the blogs posted by SMITHS Instruments in 2018. The articles discussed topics including the rally success of the Mini Cooper in the 1960s, new speedometer for the series 1 Land Rover, and the 6oth anniversary for the Austin Healey Sprite.

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SMITHS Gauges and Aston Martin DB2

The second Aston Martin launched by David Brown in May 1950 was the DB2. Once again, the car featured gauges designed and made by SMITHS Instruments.

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8 of 50 Most Expensive Auctioned Cars Feature SMITHS Gauges

8 of 50 most expensive cars every auctioned feature SMITHS gauges.

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Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye On Sale At Goodwood

In 1995, Pierce Brosnan was introduced as the new James Bond to revive the ailing spy film series and he had a little help from a 1965 Aston Martin DB5. That same DB5 was sold at auction for £1.96 million at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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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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