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Vauxhall Cresta (PB)

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Vauxhall Cresta (PB). 1962–5 (prod. 87,047 incl. Velox). 4-door saloon, 5-door estate. F/R, 2651, 3294 cm³ (I6 OHV). Boxier successor to PA, which had dated by the time of PB’s release, but similar in engineering and positioning. Larger engine from 1964. Three-speed with overdrive now available for 2·7; four-speed option for 3·3. Front servo-assisted disc brakes were standard. Improvements each year, with 1965s featuring acrylic paintwork and two-speed wipers.

Manufacturing location: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Marque: Vauxhall | Model: Vauxhall Cresta | Predecessor: Vauxhall Cresta (PA) | Successor: Vauxhall Cresta (PC)

q.v. Vauxhall Velox (PB)

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