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Vauxhall-Opel Viva Brabham 1.2 8v - [1967]

The Viva was introduced a year after Vauxhall’s sister company Opel launched the Opel Kadett A. Visually the 2 cars’ kinship was obvious. A van version was also produced, like the Bedford HA. Inside the UK the Viva’s principal competitors at that time of their launch included the well-established Ford Anglia and Morris Minor. The HA set new standards in its day for lightweight, simple to operate controls, a slick short gearchange, lightweight steering and clutch pedal, good all-round visibility and relatively nippy performance. It was eventually among the first cars to become actively marketed towards women, perhaps due to these perceived benefits to the confident people. This car includes a saloon (sedan ) body style having a front mounted engine supplying power towards the rear wheels. The Vauxhall Viva Brabham’s engine is really a naturally aspirated petrol, 1. 2 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. During this application It's an output of 69 bhp (70 PS…

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