This episode looks at ordinary family cars: Ford Cortina, Vauxhall Cavalier, VW Beetle, Morris Minor, Ford Transit van, Ford Anglia, Vauxhall Viva and Vauxhall Chevette.
Did You Know?
Rufus Hound - Narrator
In the late 70s, Vauxhall came up with a cunning plan. They realised marketing cars to different sections of society was nonsense. They were going to produce a car that would clean up across the board, that would be all things to all people. And they came up with... are you ready? Oo, even *I'm* excited... The Vauxhall Chevette!
[tacky TV commercial with the slogan "It's whatever you want it to be"
So the Chevette was marketed in the adverts as the car that can be whatever you want it to be. ...