Unsung Heroes : Vauxhall Chevette


Keith Adams takes a sideways look at one of the sheds that littered the highways and by-ways of the UK. Forgotten today, the Vauxhall Chevette was once the apple of England’s eye. However, back in the summer of 1987 – for better or worse – Keith Adams also succumbed to the Griffin’s charms. The General comes […]

Blog : HS-Ecstacy


Keith Adams Thanks to the generosity of the guys at Vauxhall Heritage, I’ve been able to tick off another of those ‘must-do’ drives. You see, I have a little bit of a dark secret. I love Vauxhalls. Okay, only certain ones, if I am honest. So, don’t worry, I am not going to idolise the […]

Feature : You’ve never had it so good?


ALL too often, pub conversations about cars turn to history, and how old cars are better than new ones – even before you’ve got through your second pint of Old Speckled Hen, someone trots out that tired old cliché ‘things were better in the good old days’. To find out for ourselves once and for […]

Car of the month : October 2009

This one’s bound to be controversial, but given Vauxhall’s current plight, and the liklihood that what remains at Luton will be put out to pasture, we thought we’d pay our respects by offering up this prized Chevette for Car of The Month. Styled by Geoff Lawson (later of Jaguar) and Wayne Cherry, the curious RWD […]