Vauxhall Heritage Centre display

Vauxhall Heritage Centre display

On Sunday the 18th of August, Vauxhall is opening the company’s heritage centre to the public as it celebrates it’s 110th birthday, giving anyone who wants to go the chance to see a private collection of historic Vauxhall Vehicles, absolutely free.

There are cars from the current Vauxhall range and some dating back to 1903

There are cars from the firm’s current range, alongside vehicles that date back to 100 years to 1903, the annual open day for Vauxhall’s heritage centre is always an exciting day out for car enthusiasts and with activities, entertainment and refreshments available all through the day, a great day out for the family as well.

On display at the heritage centre is the firm’s private collection of over 60 significant vehicles, this includes production models from every decade along with a collection of unique concept cars. The most notable cars featured in the selection include the 5 HP from 1903, which is the second oldest Vauxhall vehicle in existence, the Lotus Carlton, which was the first super saloon, the Firenza Droop Snoot, which has been recently restored and the Astra MK1 GTE. There will also be an opportunity to see not one, put two of the prestigious 30-98 Vauxhall models, the first 100 mile per hour car in Britain, which is celebrating it’s centenary this year. All of the Vauxhall exhibits on show are roadworthy.

The Heritage Centre is situated in Vauxhall’s head office grounds in Luton

The Heritage Centre is situated in the company’s head office grounds in Luton, which is located on Park Street. The centre will open from 10am until 4pm. Free parking is provided as well as General admission for free and open to everybody.

If you are a Vauxhall enthusiast or a general car enthusiast then this sounds like the perfect day out for you and with the extra activities it could be the perfect day out for your family too.