The Vauxhall Velox and Cresta, already given a larger engine of 2,651 c.c, producing 113 b.h.p. (S.A.E.) accompanied by bigger radiator grille and bigger brakes, is now offered with the new small Hydra-matic transmission developed for the American compact cars. It has only three speeds, but a small torque converter make first a variable-ratio gear. The same transmission is offered on the Opel Kapitan in Germany.
In August PADX Cresta gets short stroke "square" 95 bhp 2651cc engine giving 97 mph top speed. Also gets larger wheels, and redesigned fins without integral flashers, optional power assisted disc brakes, and auto option. Velox (PASX) is de- specked version of Cresta. Optional Laycock-de Normanville overdrive for both models announced in March.
Vauxhall Victor F Series II Saloon is continued in various forms-a standard, Super, De Luxe and estate car are available. Powered by a four-cylinder, 1508-cc, ohv engine this angular bodied model feature wrap around front and rear screens and a full-width radiator grille. Modifications made in August 1960 includes chrome cappings on headlamp cowls (except standard versions) deeper rear window and full length side flutes.
Victor De Luxe
Heater is available at extra cost for all models.
Victor (FB) Motor'60/44-5
An up-market Custom Saloon was added to the range.