Tagged: History

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Lotus Viva History

More news on the hunt for Lotus Viva information, it does appear folks read this rubbish I post! I had an email to which I have replied I just hope more information follows? I Just stumbled upon you website re Lotus Vivas. Just thought you may like to know that...

Cosmic Alloy Wheels 1966

Cosmic Alloy wheels

Further to last night post on the new alloy wheels, I found another old guide on the internet and thought I would share it with you: Click to download the 1966 PDF

Itzaviva

Did a lot of looking on-line over the weekend and I came across the wonderful site timetraveldvds.co.uk/ its a historical look back site of British drag racing from the early days up to the 1980’s. Included in the 1000’s of images was whole raft of images of Itzaviva, the HA...

Armstrong 500

Going back in time

Found a few nice images on internet today whilst I was sat watching the F1 qualifying: These are pictures of the Armstrong 500 race from 1964 (which became the Bathurst 1000) six viva’s were entered, 6 finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th in class. Not bad if you...

HA Specs 1965

One of the items I picked up at billing off one of the stalls was a ragged looking pile of paperwork, in it was what looked like one of the service guides but upon closer examination was a guide for Executive engineers and sales / service personnel, now the anorak...

Vauxhall Press images

Friday play time

I have taken this afternoon off, and once home I had an email off a nice person who has given me some links to a site with loads of Viva’s in Video’s one of two will never of been seen before. The first video here follows on from a find...

GM World 1966

Motorama

Back in the glory days of Vauxhall the mid 1960’s, Vauxhall were one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of vehicles and the Bedford Factory was the worlds largest exporter of trucks. Massive trade shows were laid on called the Vauxhall Motorama. I got a copy of GM World a few...

Vauxhall History

A second film

OHH whilst my internet is still live (don’t ask its been up and down like a yo-yo in last few days) I shall upload and show the second HA film I have managed to find. Neither are great copies but like all things Vauxhall related its very hard to find...

Vauxhall History

Vauxhall Viva HA Deluxe Film

Some looking and finding took place, and luckily I have managed to uncover one of the Rank film making films of the Vauxhall Viva HA Deluxe. I think I will have at least one more film soon of the HA coming up, There is also a GT clip I will...