Aston Martin DB2/4 1953

This 1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Arnolt Bertone Spyder was photographed for Caerbont Automotive Instruments (CAI) at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.  CAI continue to manufacture the SMITHS gauges that feature in most Aston Martin classic cars.  This Arnolt-Aston Martin is one of the first six original DB2/4 LHD chassis that were fitted with special bodies… Read More

Aston Martin Owners Club Visit CAI

The car park at Caerbont Automotive Instruments (CAI) became an Aston Martin showcase when the Aston Martin Owners Club visited the gauge manufacturing facility based in Abercrave, near Swansea in South Wales.  CAI manufacture SMITHS speedometers, tachometers, clocks and other gauges.  The SMITHS brand of gauges feature has a unique and amazing history, featuring in… Read More

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante 1989

Aston Martin only produced 192 V8 Vantage Volante luxury sports cars, with another 56 built to UK-specifications.  When first released, the V8 Vantage Volante was the fastest four-seater production car ever built, reaching a top speed of 170mph.  The V8 evolved from the DBS in April 1972 and was produced until 1989.  An Aston Martin… Read More