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Great Britain uses imperial units for speed measurement. The law requires that speedometers must include a miles-per-hour display. Please note in particular that any modified display must be visible in daylight and in darkness.
Markings may be added to the existing speedometer provided they are:
can be seen clearly in daylight and when the instrument is lit during darkness.
You should be alright with a KPH speedo on an imported vehicle. What car is it out of curiosity?
As it says on the Dft website markings maybe added. You should be able to see stickers on the speedo even at night. I mean if they're good enough for bikes, carsvshould be ok. Thinking about it, my uncle imported an MX-5 from Japan, that had a KPH speedo on it. He did change it though shortly after, but it was legal on the road before he did.
Currently in Mikey's garage:
1996 Mazda MX-3 V6, a 2002 1.2 8v Fiat Punto active (the Wife's!) and a 1998 Suzuki GN 125. Used to own a 2002 Laguna II Dynamique 1.8 16V (Now Sold yey!)