The Vauxhall car company has been around for ages, though previously selling other products. With a company that has been here since 1857 though, their products are strong. They sell passenger cars and light commercial vehicles and has been the second largest selling car brand in the United Kingdom for more than 20 years. Every vehicle will sometime need servicing however and our Vauxhall service manual is the one to help you with that! We have detailed instructions to help you along the way. Purchase your own eManual today to get started.
Vauxhall was founded by Mr. Alexander Wilson in 1857. They started out manufacturing pumps and marine engines. They began the production of cars in 1903. In 1930 they began manufacturing commercial vehicles. Before World War II they sold luxury vehicles and became more mass market after the war.
The first Vauxhall car was only five horsepower. It was only a single cylinder with only two forward gears and no reverse. They produced 70 of these cars during their first year. There is actually a car left and it was on display at the London Science Museum as of 1968. In 2018 one of the first cars was entered into a car run from London to Brighton.
In 1930 the Vauxhall Cadet was released which a low cost car with a 2 liter engine. In 1931 they released a truck. In 1963 the Vauxhall Viva was released. It was a small family car. In 1966 the production of the Vauxhall Slant Four was started. It was the first overhead cam shaft with inline four engine to use a timing belt. In 1970 the HC Viva was released. It ended up being Vauxhall best selling vehicle of that decade. The Vauxhall Firenze Droopsnoot was released in 1973. It was a coupe with a newly designed aerodynamic look to it.
In 1991 the Vauxhall Astra was released and was rather popular. In 1994 the Omega was released and featured the new grille with a V design. The Tiara model was later released as a compact coupe. The Avila was released in 2000 and was marketed as a sports car. Car production increased since and the Vauxhall still remains widely popular.
Keeping up with repairs on any of the Vauxhall cars should be top priority of any owner. Our Vauxhall repair manual will get you started with easy to ready instructions.