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 Carlton (1986 – 1994) 0

Today’s blast from the past takes us back to the mid-1980s to revisit the second generation of an iconic Vauxhall model. Though not quite as popular as the first edition, the later model still shifted a fair few in the early days before interest ultimately waned. Join us, as we travel back to the era(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your Vauxhall 0

As a Vauxhall driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt(…)

5 tips on buying brakes for your Vauxhall 0

A car with deficient brakes is a dangerous hazard both for the operator and other drivers. Car manufacturers are meticulous in the development and manufacturing of braking systems, as the consequences should they fail could be catastrophic. Many motor vehicle parts are serviceable, the brakes however are not. Here are some tips for Vauxhall drivers(…)

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(…)

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(…)