Vauxhall Viva HC

Overview
Produced: 1970-1979, 640863 produced.
Types: Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Saloon,2 doors,4 seats

Buyers Guide Vauxhall Viva 1963-1984 featured in Practical Classics July 2008 – available from our sister site Bookbase.  Click Here to view

Source: Motorbase

Buyers Guide Vauxhall Viva 1963-1984 DS featured in Practical Classics July 2008 – available from our sister site Bookbase.  Click Here to view

Source: Motorbase
Engines
CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1159ccS4 OHV
2279ccS4 OHC
1759ccS4 OHC
1256ccS4 OHV
Auction Sales History
Lot
Num
Description Auctioneer Date Hammer Price Hammer Price
(inc premium)
36 Vauxhall Chevette HSR Works Car H&H Sales Limited 7 Dec 2011 £63270.00 -
304 Vauxhall VX490 ECA Classic Auctions 23 Jan 2005 Not sold
561 Vauxhall Viva E (1976) Cheffins 22 Jun 2002 Not sold
802A Vauxhall Viva E (1976) Cheffins 6 Apr 2002 £1450.00 -
902 Vauxhall Viva E (1976) Cheffins 1 Dec 2001 £720.00 -
004 Vauxhall Viva SL (1974) BCA 11 Oct 1999 £1000.00 -
Unknown Vauxhall Viva 1800 (1973) AMA 12 Jul 1999 £400.00 -
020 Vauxhall VX2300 (1977) H&H Sales Limited 9 Jun 1999 £1500.00 -
013 Vauxhall Viva HC GLS (1979) H&H Sales Limited 9 Jun 1999 £1050.00 -
002 Vauxhall VX2300 Estate (1976) Barons 23 Mar 1999 £1150.00 -
016 Vauxhall Viva (1976) AMA 18 Jan 1999 Not sold
065 Vauxhall Viva HC GLS (1979) H&H Sales Limited 18 Nov 1998 £1000.00 -
013 Vauxhall Viva Deluxe (1971) AMA 16 Mar 1998 Not sold
002 Vauxhall Viva E (1976) H&H Sales Limited 19 Nov 1997 Not sold
102 Vauxhall Viva HC (1975) ADT 7 Oct 1996 Not sold
419 Vauxhall Viva 1300L (1979) Sothebys 23 Sep 1996 - £782.00
092 Vauxhall Viva (1972) ADT 17 Jun 1996 Not sold
014 Vauxhall Viva 1300 SL (1976) H&H Sales Limited 23 Nov 1995 £550.00 -
201 Vauxhall Viva Saloon (1975) RTS Auctions Ltd 12 Nov 1995 £330.00 -
Magazine Articles
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Article Buying guide - Vauxhall Viva 1963-1984
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Publication Practical Classics July 2008
Buying guide - Vauxhall Viva 1963-1984- The Viva became Vauxhall's best seller.  It helped that there was a version for everyone.
Article Viva la difference
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Publication Practical Classics February 2002
Viva la difference - The three generations of Viva spanned 18 years, from the ultra-basic, transverse-sprung HA to the much more sophisticated HC. Kevin Leaper charts the progress.
Article Buyer's Guide Express - Vauxhall Viva HC
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 8 June 2011
Buyer's Guide Express - Vauxhall Viva HC - In its time, the Vauxhall Viva HC was the most popular car to come out of Luton.  And it's still one of the most affordable, says RICHARD DREDGE.
Article Viva la Viva!
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Publication Classic Car Mart November 2010
Viva la Viva! - Respected by its followers in the Seventies, the HC Viva now generates a different reaction from many onlookers.  Keith Moody gets behind the wheel to find out why.  Vauxhall Viva HC
Article Vauxhall Viva HC estate, Wartburg 353 Tourist
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Publication Classic Car Mart March 2008
Vauxhall Viva HC estate, Wartburg 353  Tourist- Some classics never seem to get the attention they deserve, and estate cars are often the most neglected of the lot.  Simon Goldsworthy puts two such cars into the spotlight to see exactly what they have to offer.
Article Meet the Family - Group Test - Viva, Hunter & Cortina
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Publication Classics Monthly May 2005
Meet the Family - Group Test - Viva, Hunter & Cortina - Three family cars, from the world’s three biggest car makers, and all distinctively British.  Mike Renaut takes a drive in the suburbs.
Article Buying Power - Vauxhall Viva
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 10 March 2005
Buying Power - Vauxhall Viva - The Viva might not have been as glamorous or as technologically advanced as some of its rivals, but that didn’t stop it selling in huge numbers.  It’s low price today mean that good ones can still be picked up cheaply if you can find one.  JAMES PEENE shows you what to look for.
Article Classics January 2003 pg 16
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Publication Classics January 2003
Vauxhall Viva GT restored. The owner has never driven anything but Vauxhal Vivas and restored this rare variant at home all by himself. PaulBussey tells the story.
Article Classics January 2003 pg 21
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Publication Classics January 2003
Restoration Rivals. A Viva GT is a tricky car to find, so Tim Morgan offers four alternative potential project cars. Austin 1300GT, Ford Escort Mexico, Hillman Avenger GT, Triumph Dolomite Sprint.
Article Classics October 2001 pg 24
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Publication Classics October 2001
Your Classics. Racing to finish a show stopper. A looming Vauxhall gathering at Billing caused Mark Tate sleepless nights as he restored his 1972 Vauxhall Viva X14.
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