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Article Day Trippin'
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Publication Practical Classics December 2007
Day Trippin' - Keith Adams has a guilty secret - he loves the seaside, kiss-me-quick hats and all.  So he persuaded Neil Campbell to join him on a jaunt to sunny Southend-On-Sea driving a pair of classics from his childhood memories.
Article Buyer Owners' Guide -Vauxhall PA Cresta/Velox
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Publication Practical Classics September 2005
Buyer Owners' Guide  - The facts you need to know to keep your Vauxhall PA Cresta/Velox in perfect order.
Article The Unlikely Contenders - National Classic Tour in a Vauxhall Velox
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Publication Classic Cars April 2005
The Unlikely Contenders - National Classic Tour in a Vauxhall Velox - You can compete in a prestigious European rally even without the car ro match.  All you need is a sense of humour.
Article Two Blokes, Two Sheds, Ten Years
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Publication Practical Classics May 2004
Two Blokes, Two Sheds, Ten Years - It took father and son team Phil and Phil Gray ten years to put this PA Cresta back on the road.  If you've got a car you think is never going to be finished, this is the story for you.
Article Classic Cars October 2001 pg 136
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Publication Classic Cars October 2001
Buying Guide - Vauxhall Cresta Series E (1951-1957)
Article Buyers Datafile - Vauxhall PA Range
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Publication Practical Classics July 2001
Buyers Datafile - Vauxhall PA Range -  Has there ever been a better combination of American glamour and British practicality? David Lillywhite investigates the glitzy PA range.
Article Love me tender
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Publication Classics Monthly April 2012
Love me tender - Marooned high up on a seized workshop ramp, this '57 Cresta was rescued by Elvis fan, Lee Reynolds.
Article Buyer's Guide Express - Vauxhall PA Cresta
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Publication Classic Car Weekly February 2011
Buyer's Guide Express - Vauxhall PA Cresta - Detroit meets Luton - MICHAEL LE CAPLAIN reckons Vauxhall's US-inspired PA Cresta is one of the most desirable Griffins ever made.
Article Buying Power - Vauxhall Cresta/Velox PA
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 23 July 2009
Buying Power - Vauxhall Cresta/Velox PA - THe fantastic American-style looks almost detract from the fact that there's a superb car underneath.  But there are pitfalls in buying one, reckons NICK LARKIN.
Article Aussie Rules
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Publication Classics Monthly Spring 2008
Aussie Rules- They're GM stablemates but enjoy their own unique identity: Middle England meets Down Under,...Holden EK Special, Vauxhall PA Velox.
Article Cresta run
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Publication Classics Monthly June 2007
Cresta run - In 1959 a Vauxhall dealer drove this Cresta off his showroom floor and enterd it into the Monte Carlo Rally.
Article Thinking of buying....A Vauxhall PA Cresta or Velox
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Publication Classic Car Mart November 2006
Thinking of buying....A Vauxhall PA Cresta or Velox - 'Direct from Mars...' Ted Purcell talks us through the hows and why of buying a large Vauxhall saloon.
Article Buying Power - Vauxhall Cresta PA-PC
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 3 November 2005
Buying Power - Vauxhall Cresta PA-PC - Bringing a hint of US glamour to the British saloon market, the PA to PC Cresta offered an attractive blend of style and power.  Sadly, you also need to add their propensity to rust to the cocktail.  JAMES PEENE tells you how to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Article Six Of The Best - Fifties Saloons
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Publication Classic Car Mart November 2005
Six of the best - Fifties Saloons - Austin A30/A35, Ford 100E Series, Wolseley 1500/Riley 1.5, Rover P4, Ford Consul/Zephyr, Zodiac MkII, Vauxhall Cresta/Velox 'PA'.
Article Classic Car Weekly 06 November 2002 pg 24
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 06 November 2002
Buying Power. Vauxhall Cresta. The Velox and Cresta range was a flamboyant blend of American and British style, which subsequently became more noted for its ability to rust than for its extravagant design. Richard Gunn tells you how to buy one with more good metal than bad.
Article Classics September 2001 pg 36
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Publication Classics September 2001
Signs of the times. Motor manufacturers battled in the 1950s to provide the saloons demanded by a new motoring orientated market. Andrew Charman looks at the little and large saloon rivals.
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