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Vauxhall concepts

Concepts and prototypes : Vauxhall Scamp

Concepts and prototypes : Vauxhall Scamp

In 1974, Vauxhall designed this superb-looking supermini with an eye on stealing a share of Europe’s fastest-growing sector of the market. Sadly, it wasn’t to be – most probably because it didn’t have the platform to underpin it…

Concepts and prototypes : Vauxhall Equus

Concepts and prototypes : Vauxhall Equus

Keith Adams tells the story of the promising Vauxhall Equus – a sports car from Luton which could have shown the Triumph TR7 the way home, had it made it off the ground. Panther Westwinds would have built this Magnum-based ragtop, but would it have sold in the post-hot hatch world of the 1980s? Luton reinvents […]

Concepts : Vauxhall Silver Aero

Concepts : Vauxhall Silver Aero

The Silver Aero was based on the Mk1 version of the Vauxhall Cavalier Sports Hatch, and looked stunning thanks to aggressive looking body modifications. It went as well as it looked, thanks to a RayJay tuirbo and Blydenstein-tuned engine.

Concepts : 1970 Vauxhall SRV1

Concepts : 1970 Vauxhall SRV1

Ever wondered where the Vauxhall droopsnoots come from? Their creator Wayne Cherry honed his passion for the wedge with the sensational SRV1 of 1970. Who’d have thought it would had led to the Vauxhall Chevette? The thin edge of the wedge Presented at the Earls Court Motor Show in 1970, the Vauxhall SRV1 (Styling Research […]