WA Vauxhall Owners Club Display Day

The Western Australian branch of the Vauxhall Owners Club held a display of vehicles at Manners Hill Park, Peppermint Grove on the 25 September. This display included a wide range of Vauxhall cars ranging from the 1920’s to the 1970’s with some of Vauxhall’s classic models well represented.

Though not exactly a central location for a car show, it certainly was an interesting one, with some of Perth’s (and Australia’s) most exclusive real estate nearby, and if anything, the view to the Swan River was stunning. Parking was easy and there were some facilities quite close such as a coffee shop and toilets which was pleasing.

The event was quite well organised and I was pleased to see nearly all cars had a written description including the year, model, engine type and other information which was very helpful for those who are non Vauxhall literate.

Nice work Vauxhall Owners Club, thanks for a great display!

On with the show…

1955 Vauxhall Velox 'E' Model             1955 Vauxhall Velox ‘E’ Model

 

Vauxhall Velox 'L' series       Vauxhall Velox ‘L’ series. Owners Laurie and Daphne Batters.

 

1936 Vauxhall DX 4 Door Tourer             1936 Vauxhall DX 14/6  4 Door Tourer. 6 cylinder OHV 1781cc. Owner Cliff Hodgson.

 

1933 Vauxhall VX Tourer             1933 Vauxhall VX Tourer. 6 Cylinder OHV 3189cc. Owned by Rod and Barb Colson. Restored by Bill and Glen Cardno Queensland.

 

Vauxhall Victor Deluxe       Vauxhall Victor Deluxe F Series. Stylish looking…almost a hint of 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

 

Vauxhall Victor FBD       Vauxhall Victor FBD. Owned by Eric and Doris Fairs

 

 Vauxhall Victor FB Estate      Vauxhall Victor FB Estate. 4 Cylinder 1508cc.

 

Vauxhall Viva HA       Vauxhall Viva HA. 4 cylinder OHV 1057cc. Owned by Rene and Celine Chaperon.

 

Vauxhall Viva HC 2 door             1974 Vauxhall Viva HC 2 door. 1256cc 4 cylinder OHV. Owner by Bob and Katrina Boucher.

 

Vauxhall VX 2300 GLS             1976 Vauxhall VX 2300 GLS.4 cylinder 2300cc. Owned by Pat and Les Power.

 

Vauxhall Cresta PADX sedan       Vauxhall Cresta PADX sedan. 2651cc 6 cylinder. Owned by Jim and Jill Maskell.

 

 1961 Vauxhall Velox PA            1961 Vauxhall Velox PA 6 Cylinder. Owners Les and Pat Power

 

 1965 Bedford J2 Truck            1965 Bedford J2 3 ton table tray truck. These were used by the PMG (the fore-runner to Australia Post) and many other industries for delivery.

 

Vauxhall Velox E-Utility1957             1957 Vauxhall Velox E series Utiliy. 2275cc 6 cylinder. Owned by Rod and Barbara Colson.

 

 1947 Vauxhall Wyvern Caleche            1947 Vauxhall Wyvern Caleche. 4 Cylinder 35HP. Top speed of 62mph (101kph)

 

1954 Vauxhall E Velox Vagabond             1954 Vauxhall E Velox Vagabond. Owned by Dave and Sue Churn.

 

1927 Vauxhall 20/60 'R' Model             1927 Vauxhall 20/60 ‘R’ Model. Owner by Bob and Kay Flemming.

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2 thoughts on “WA Vauxhall Owners Club Display Day

  1. We are compiling a video clip history based on interviews with descendants of the of the early settlers of the district about growing up in Moggill in the 1950-60s. The audio is a clip from the interview illustrated with appropriate images.
    One needs an image of a blue Vauxhall Victor owned by the secretary of the RNA in which he took his daughter and a friend to school each weekday.
    Can we use your image of the Vauxhall Victor FBD owned by E7D Fairs? The picture source will be listed on the acknowledgements page e.g Courtesy of WA Vauxhall Owners Club
    Sorry to bother you but it seems copyright demands it.