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'''Vauxhall Firenza. 1970–5 (prod. unknown). 2-door coupé. F/R, 1159, 1256 cm³ (4 cyl. OHV), 1599, 1799, 1975, 2279 cm³ (4 cyl. OHC).''' Essentially an [[Vauxhall Viva (HC)|HC Viva]] coupé, but best remembered for 2·3-litre High Performance model shown at 1973 Motor Show with startling (for its time) ‘droop snoot’ front in fibreglass, conceived by designer Wayne Cherry. HP model did have mechanical improvements to aid higher performance, thus more than a cosmetic exercise.
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'''Vauxhall Firenza. 1970–5 (prod. unknown; 204 HP). 2-door coupé. F/R, 1159, 1256 cm³ (4 cyl. OHV), 1599, 1799, 1975, 2279 cm³ (4 cyl. OHC).''' Essentially an [[Vauxhall Viva (HC)|HC Viva]] coupé, but best remembered for 2·3-litre High Performance model shown at 1973 Motor Show with startling (for its time) ‘droop snoot’ front in fibreglass, conceived by designer Wayne Cherry. HP model did have mechanical improvements to aid higher performance, thus more than a cosmetic exercise.
  
  
''Manufacturing location:'' Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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''Manufacturing location:'' Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England
  
 
''Marque:'' [[Vauxhall]]
 
''Marque:'' [[Vauxhall]]

Revision as of 14:26, 3 July 2010

1973 Vauxhall Firenza.jpg

Vauxhall Firenza. 1970–5 (prod. unknown; 204 HP). 2-door coupé. F/R, 1159, 1256 cm³ (4 cyl. OHV), 1599, 1799, 1975, 2279 cm³ (4 cyl. OHC). Essentially an HC Viva coupé, but best remembered for 2·3-litre High Performance model shown at 1973 Motor Show with startling (for its time) ‘droop snoot’ front in fibreglass, conceived by designer Wayne Cherry. HP model did have mechanical improvements to aid higher performance, thus more than a cosmetic exercise.


Manufacturing location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England

Marque: Vauxhall


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