Classic Car Catalogue

Vauxhall 1960


Great Britain

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.
London report
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 FA

Victor (FA) (4 cyl, 1508 cc, 48 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 8ft 2in)
 Estate (wb: 8ft 2in)

Victor De Luxe

Victor De Luxe

Victor Super

Victor standard saloon

Victor De Luxe

Victor Super

Victor standard saloon

Heater is available at extra cost for all models.

Victor model '61

Victor Estate Car

Velox and Cresta

(PA) (6 cyl, 2262 cc, 83 bhp) - discontinued
(PA) (6 cyl, 2651 cc, 95 bhp) - new model
 Saloon (wb: 8ft 9in)



Victor PB


Victor (FB) Motor'60/44-5


Standard Saloon 4-dr        
Special Saloon 4-dr        
Custom Saloon 4-dr        


An up-market Custom Saloon was added to the range.