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Old 07-31-2014, 09:20 PM   #1
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Vauxhall cars...

Never heard of them until just now.

Some interesting designs. I guess they don't make right hand drive?

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Old 08-01-2014, 01:44 AM   #2
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Vauxhall was an English manufacturer of great quality going back to before the First World War. Their quality was up there rivalling Rolls Royce but after the '29 crash, things slowly spiralled down until eventually it was absorbed by GM.
Vauxhall is the British built equivalent to Chevrolet, much like Holden in Australia, Opel in Germany and Ranger in South Africa.
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Old 08-01-2014, 05:07 AM   #3
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They're pretty much RHD Opels, with a few Holdens/etc. thrown in. Last I read, though, Vauxhall is going the way of the dodo and will stay badged as Opel.
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Coincidentally recently our taxi in the UK from Basingstoke to London Heathrow was a Vauxhall.
My experience with Vauxhalls started in the 1950's as a passenger with my father driving a Vauxhall Wyvern. The next one was my mother driving a Vauxhall Viva in the '60s.Good solid transportation...
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Originally Posted by Timco View Post
Never heard of them until just now.

Some interesting designs. I guess they don't make right hand drive?
most vaxhuals are opels, and opels are buick. I do not think there is a single american design out of buick these days, all are just opels.

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