Recent Examples of speedometer from the Web
Omata’s engineering feat wasn’t to make a digital speedometer—that’s old news.
The sport instrument cluster had a large tachometer in the center, flanked by the speedometer and gas and temperature gauges.
The instrument panel has a screen between the speedometer and tachometer that can show speed, trip info, current mileage, and the like.
At idle, the speedometer hand points left, to 9 o’clock.
The instrument cluster itself is a TFT display that houses a speedometer and a counterclockwise tachometer, à la Aston Martin.
The other is the crazy close spacing between second and third gears, which amounts to 5 mph on the speedometer.
The tach is unnecessary with a continuously variable transmission and the speedometer is crammed with kilometer and mph digits to 140 mph, which this car will never see.
The Chadwick Automatic Road Guide, patented in 1916 by Lee Sherman Chadwick of Pottstown, Pennsylvania used a rotating disc connected to the speedometer to help drivers find their way along a predetermined route, similar to Jones’ system.
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