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Vauxhall XVR Concept (1966)

In all three XVRs were built, the road going version was made in metal, the other two were in fibre-glass and were both non runners without any engine or transmission fitted.
The XVR two-seater that premiered in Geneva in March 1966 was the first Vauxhall concept car ever to be exhibited in public.“Uncompromising in its styling treatment”, the XVR showed “the future trend in world design” according to David Jones, the then Vauxhall’s Director of Styling. Most of all, it expressed the new means and power allocated to GM’s European design studios in the 1960s.