Senator

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 Senator (1987 – 1994) 0

The Vauxhall Senator: the ultimate car for the businessman in a hurry. If truth be told, the Senator was really just a reworked Carlton decked out with a swish new body. The iconic front grille was certainly unique and gave the Senator a proper identity of its own. Embraced by the UK police force, the(…)