Vauxhall is the UK’s oldest surviving car company and was founded by Scottish engineer Alexander Wilson in Vauxhall, London, in 1857. Originally called Alex Wilson and Company, the firm built pumps and marine engines.
In 1903 Vauxhall’s first car model was manufactured. The car originally had a 5 horsepower engine with 2 forward gears, no reverse gear and steered using a tiller similar to that used on ships. Later models produced in the following year were fitted with a steering wheel and reverse gear.
Today Vauxhall sits under the umbrella of the French Car Manufacturer Group PSA, which is a parent of Peugeot, Citoën and DS. Vauxhall’s vehicle models are identical to the Opel brand, but the Vauxhall brand is exclusively sold in the UK and Ireland, and has a portfolio that suits the needs of a vast range of needs.
If you’re looking for a city car to get you reliably from point A to B, then our range of Vauxhall Corsa hatchbacks is ideal for you. As well as supplying Corsas with either a 1.2-1.5L Turbo engine, we also have the new electric Corsa.
If a spacious family car is what you need, then the Astra is the perfect choice. We have leasing deals on both the hatchback and sport variants to service your needs. The Astra is ideal for families on the go, with foldable seats for when extra boot space is required. We also have leasing deals on the Insignia Grand Sport for those looking for a larger executive-type car. The Vauxhall Insignia was named 2019’s best large family car by Car Buyer.
For larger families that need extra space, look no further than our Vivaro Life range of hire vehicles. The Vivaro’s spacious interior features 8 leather seats that swivel around conference style and extra power supplies to recharge smartphones, tablets and laptops.