At Earls Court in 1967, Norton-Villiers introduced the Norton Commando Mk1 750cc Motorcycle. On the handlebars were gauges designed and made in the UK by SMITHS Instruments.
At the end of the 1950s and beginning of the 1960s, the UK led the world in the design and manufacture of motorcycles such as the Triumph Bonneville.
The 1965 BSA Lightning Motorcycle starred in the James Bond movie Thunderball and the hit TV series Boon.
SMITHS gauges featured on the handlebars of the BSA Gold Star Motorcycle for over 25 years.
SMTIHS instruments featured on the classic Triumph 6T Thunderbird Motorcycle that featured in Marlon Brando's 1953 movie The Wild One.
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