British Motor Museums

Vauxhall Heritage Centre


The Culture Trust, LutonIS to host a unique exhibition, starting on September 5 ; 2020 to Austere Fifties’ Britain. Other ‘heroes’ include the Vauxhall Lotus Carlton, Firenza HPF ‘Droopsnoot’, and OE-Type 30-98, Britain’s first 100mph car.

‘Vauxhall – Made in Luton’ opens at Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton LU1 4LX on Saturday, September 5 and runs until Easter, 2021. Opening hours are Thursday to Sunday 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (CLOSED Mon-Weds) and admission is free. Covid-19 protocols will be in place to ensure social distancing.

Full details can be found here:

Exhibits will include:

1905 7/9hp – first Luton-built Vauxhall 1910 C-10 ‘Prince Henry’ – Britain’s first official production sports car 2002 Vectra – display vehicle was last passenger car to be made in Luton 2003 VX Lightning – concept car created to celebrate Vauxhall’s centenary

1910 Vauxhall Prince Henry


The Heritage Centre
Park Street,
LU1 3HG.



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