1990s Lotus Carlton – Vauxhall’s most iconic car 0

Sifting back over Vauxhall’s long and illustrious past, there have been many popular models that have won the hearts of fans: the Chevette HS, Astra GTE, the Calibra Turbo to name but a few. Each have their devoties, loyal to the core and passionate about their particular favourite. There is one Vauxhall however, that the(…)

‘Isn’t life brilliant?’ says Vauxhall in Insignia advertising rebrand 0

Vauxhall have come up with a advertising rebrand for the Insignia ahead of its launch, aiming to create a whole previously level of buzz. The campaign aims to embrace everything that’s positive about life. Simon Oldfield, marketing director for Vauxhall Motors said: “Our brand positioning, ‘Isn’t Life Brilliant’ is more than a feeling, it’s an(…)

Vauxhall say VXR8 GTS-R will be brand’s last V8 0

The Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R is likely to be the brand’s final V8-engined Vauxhall as production comes to an end later this year. October will see an end to the Commodore, but before then, plans are afoot to transform a further 15 into VXR8 GTR-Rs, with 587bhp and 546lb ft of torque. This will make the(…)

5 reasons to buy a Vauxhall Viva 0

The Vauxhall Viva is the smallest car offered in the UK by the car maker, beneath the Corsa and Astra hatchback, and with an entry level price of just £8,745, the dent in your wallet is on the modest size too. As many people will tell you however, just because it’s smaller, doesn’t mean you’re(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Type E Wyvern (1951 – 1957) 0

The Vauxhall Type E Wyvern was the first model Vauxhall released post second world war – alongside its sister cars the Velox and Cresta E. The entirety of the design was pretty much brand new, with the exception of the 1442cc incline-four engine. The styling could be described as fairly American in appearance, but this(…)

Who do we have to thank for dashcams? 0

Extremely funny dashcam footage has emerged on Youtube of an aggressive Vauxhall Zafira driver getting his just desserts, after – while he was giving it the ‘big ‘un’ – his car accidently rolls away in the background. The video, uploaded to YouTube by Brett Seedhouse, shows a lorry travelling down a country lane before pulling(…)

10 strange reasons for failing your driving test 0

A Vauxhall makes an ideal car for those first taking to the roads. Its easy drivability eases learner drivers at a gentle pace towards their tests. The driving test itself is a rite of passage for most people, and it celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. Here’s a few of the more absurd reasons why(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Viva HC (1970 – 1979) 0

No-one could have anticipated when the Viva HC made its debut back in 1970, it would also be the last of its line. But the seventies would mark a time when the marque’s parent company General Motors would start to implement serious integration between the Opel side of things and the British cousin across the(…)

Vauxhall reveal new Grandland X SUV 0

Vauxhall have unveiled details of their new SUV, the Grandland X. Using the same platform as the Peugeot 3008, it will cost somewhere in the region of £22,000 when it starts to appear in showrooms in 2018. The Grandland X is the first new Vauxhall model since the PSA Group’s buyout of the General Motor’s(…)