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.
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.
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.
Colin Chapman and Colin Dare, two inspired automotive engineers, formed Lotus Engineering Ltd in 1952 and started a motoring legacy.
At the Goodwood Revival it was fantastic to see SMITHS Instruments historical links with supplying and designing gauges for motorsports.
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