Classic Vauxhall

  • MARKET TRENDS – SEVENTIES COMPACT SALOONS

    MARKET TRENDS – SEVENTIES COMPACT SALOONS

    Matt Bell on 2nd January 2020

    The 1970s produced a host of interesting medium-sized saloons to suit all tastes and budgets. Choosing one of our Seventies compact saloons will help save an underrated classic seeking a good home.

  • SYWELL CLASSIC PISTONS AND PROPS 2019 REVIEW

    SYWELL CLASSIC PISTONS AND PROPS 2019 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 2nd October 2019

    Classics from the everyday to the exotic star at retro weekender, we take a look at the highs from the Sywell Classic Pistons and Props 2019 event.

  • BRIGHT FUTURE FOR VAUXHALL HERITAGE CENTRE

    BRIGHT FUTURE FOR VAUXHALL HERITAGE CENTRE

    Matt Bell on 4th September 2019

    Vauxhall has promising plans for the future of its Luton-based Heritage Centre, which could see it opened to a wider audience than ever before if long-term plans come to fruition.

  • CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW ANNIVERSARY HALL ANNOUNCED

    CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW ANNIVERSARY HALL ANNOUNCED

    Matt Bell on 29th July 2019

    More details have been revealed for November’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, held at Birmingham’s NEC. The event is celebrating its 35th birthday in 2019, and to mark that milestone, Hall 8 will be dedicated to the marques, models and clubs that have appeared since 1984.

  • SIR DAVID PLASTOW: 1932-2019

    SIR DAVID PLASTOW: 1932-2019

    Matt Bell on 26th June 2019

    Sir David Plastow, former chairman of Rolls-Royce Motors and instrumental in returning the car division to health after the collapse of the parent company in 1971, passed away on June 5 at the age of 87.

  • VAUXHALL TO MONITOR SCRAPPAGE CARS

    VAUXHALL TO MONITOR SCRAPPAGE CARS

    Matt Bell on 19th June 2019

    The threat of the scrappage scheme on older vehicles continues to loom large, with the announcement that Vauxhall is offering a minimum £4000 guaranteed scrappage allowance until the end of June.

  • ‘SUPER SHOW’ AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    ‘SUPER SHOW’ AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    Matt Bell on 18th June 2019

    The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, are planning a ‘super show’ to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the UK’s biggest indoor motor show this November. The three-day event, widely regarded as the classic motoring ‘season finale’, will be held at Birmingham’s NEC from November 8-10.

  • ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE SALE PREVIEW

    ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 11th June 2019

    As we’ve come to expect, the extensive catalogue for the next sale at ACA varies from traditional to modern classics with highlights including a selection of those once-common cars which have all but disappeared in recent years: a 1991 Vauxhall Astra 1.4 and 1983 Cavalier 1.6L, Mk2 Transit minibus and a superb Fiat Panda 4x4.

  • RAGLEY HALL MOTOR SHOW WINNERS

    RAGLEY HALL MOTOR SHOW WINNERS

    Matt Bell on 11th June 2019

    The Ragley Hall Motor Show, held over the recent Bank Holiday weekend, saw the Worcestershire venue’s biggest-ever entry in the car show classes.

  • MARKET TRENDS – 1990’S COUPES

    MARKET TRENDS – 1990’S COUPES

    Matt Bell on 5th June 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at three 1990's coupés; the Ford Probe, Vauxhall Calibra and VW Corrado...

  • HERITAGE COLLECTION TO REMAIN IN PLACE AS VAUXHALL MOVES HQ

    HERITAGE COLLECTION TO REMAIN IN PLACE AS VAUXHALL MOVES HQ

    Matt Bell on 17th May 2019

    Vauxhall has moved to a new state-of-the-art Luton head office, after nearly 30 years spent at the company’s landmark Griffin House base. Known as Chalton House and located just minutes from the new Junction 11A on the M1, the new location will house around 470 staff are now based at the new HQ, including 220 who have moved from Griffin House.

  • MARKET TRENDS – AUTOMATIC CRUISERS

    MARKET TRENDS – AUTOMATIC CRUISERS

    Matt Bell on 14th May 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three cars with cruising in mind; the Mercedes C Class, Vauxhall Cavalier Mk3 and VW Passat B5…

  • MARKET TRENDS – RENAMED HATCHBACKS

    MARKET TRENDS – RENAMED HATCHBACKS

    Matt Bell on 13th May 2019

    In this week's Market Trends we look at three hatches that were essentially rebadged predecessors; the Fiat Punto, Vauxhall Corsa and the Toyota Yaris...