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1989 Vauxhall Astra GTE MkII 16v

The Eighties has never been more popular – take a look Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill, which topped charts in eight countries 37 years after its release. Netflix’s Stranger Things TV series has thrust the Eighties aesthetic straight into the mainstream, with a younger audience warming to the fashions, music – and, of course, the cars.

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1967 Vauxhall Cresta 3.3 Automatic PC

Many manufacturers included an ultra-basic model in their line-up to offer a low entry point. Often this was available more in theory than in fact, but as Andrew Roberts discovers, in the case of the Vauxhall Cresta PC, the most basic of models was still a fine motor car.

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2023 Opel Mokka 1.2T GS Line

New Opel Mokka gets a dollop of cream and a sizeable sprinkle of goodness, but does its shared DNA hinder it from rising above other alternatives on the crossover menu?

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2023 Vauxhall Grandland GS Line 1.6 Turbo PHEV

Vauxhall is on a mission to totally reinvent its lineup. The new ’Vizor’ design language was revealed on the GT X Experimental concept car, and the fresh look rolled out to the Mokka, the new Astra, and the latest incarnations of the Crossland and Grandland.

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1953 Vauxhall Velox

Mick Johnson was handed a large pile of boxes when he took on a Vauxhall Velox in 2014, but he has turned it into a beautiful car. Phil Homer tells the story, and speculates as to why so few of this marque and model survive.

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2023 Vauxhall Astra GS Line 1.5 Turbo D Automatic

Vauxhall’s eighth-generation Astra is here – and it’s promising to be better than ever. The range has been simplified into three-well-equipped trim levels – Design, GSLine and Ultimate.

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1976 Opel Kadett Caravan C

Estate cars are sensible things for sensible people, right? Well, no-one told Erwin Schuit that – he’s built a barmy orange wagon with an aggressive attitude and a race-car heart

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