Lotus

Lotus Europa Mid Engine Pioneer

In 1966, Lotus released the Europa. The new car was one of the first mid-engine vehicles designed for use on public roads.

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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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Classic Lotus Elan Corners The Sixties

In 1962, Lotus Cars released the Elan sports car. The Elan has since been widely regarded as one of the best sports cars from the 1960s.

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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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Origin of Lotus Cars

Colin Chapman and Colin Dare, two inspired automotive engineers, formed Lotus Engineering Ltd in 1952 and started a motoring legacy.

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