Carlton

A look back at the Vauxhall Omega (1994 – 2003) 0

On paper, the Vauxhall Omega was simply the car that replaced both the Carlton and Senator. But in reality, it was so much more. Launched in 1994, the Omega turned out to be a highly decent executive car with a highly reasonable price-tag; an effective alternative to both BMW and Audi for senior management to(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Senator Mk1 (1983 – 1987) 0

To all intents and purposes, the Vauxhall Senator was just a facelifted edition of the Royale, the car that introduced the General Motors ‘shovel’ nose plus lots of upgraded tech to the 1982 top-of-the-range edition, a year prior to the release of the Senator. GM used the ‘A2’ facelift as an opportunity to focus and(…)

A look back at the Vauxhall Carlton and Viceroy (1978 – 1982) 0

By the late 1970s, Vauxhall was firmly in Opel’s grip. The launch of the Carlton in 1978 marked the end of the Transcontinental FE/VX range. By this point, each of Vauxhall’s mid-range models was to all intents and purposes a slightly reworked Opel. The Carlton – as it was known on these shores – was(…)

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(…)

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(…)