Remember when 90bhp was enough?
When the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk2 was launched in August 1981, it really did revolutionise the repmobile market. Yes, as FWD saloons went, it was conventionally engineered, but its solidity and all-round competence did rather a lot of GM’s fortunes. The result: fleet managers quickly switched allegiances from Ford. Looking at this video, it’s easy to see why Vauxhall became such a major player during the 1980s…
Enjoy the video.