The HA Viva was powered by a 1,057 cc (64.5 cu in), overhead valve, four cylinder, front-mounted engine driving the rear wheels. The redesigned bodyshell was 6.5 inches longer than it’s predecessor having … For the Vauxhall Viva sold since 2015, see, Norm Darwin, 100 Years of GM in Australia, pages 274–275, "Vauxhall Viva (1963-1979) history, reviews and blogs", "Bedford History - Time-line of Light-Commercial Vehicles", "The Firenza might just be the worst car Canada ever saw", "Vauxhall Adam and Viva to be axed in 2019", "Beer & Sex & Chips & Gravy by Macc Lads", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vauxhall_Viva&oldid=981946747, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2010, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2014, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 October 2020, at 09:40. With the new Chevrolet Chevair recently introduced, cost prohibitions made such a creation a better proposition than bringing in an all-new car. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value(s) on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle(s) is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. The SL differed from the base models by a relatively elaborate grille and, normally, by a painted strip along the side of the car. The Viva HB inherited engines, but little else, from the HA. The Viva name made a comeback in 2015, as a Vauxhall model for the United Kingdom. Firenza SLs had a two round-dial pack, though all other Vivas and Firenzas stuck with the original presentation. These were designated as the HA, HB and HC series. Ford Galaxy II Titanium 1.6 EcoBoost 160HP (2010) vs Vauxhall Viva (HB) Brabham (1967), Vauxhall Viva (HB) Brabham (1967) vs Vauxhall Viva (HC) 1300 L (1978) vs Ford Cortina TC Mk III 1600 (1970), Vauxhall Viva (HB) Brabham (1967) vs Vauxhall Viva (HC) 1300 L (1978), 2021 Cadillac Escalade V ESV 3.0D 600D 4WD, 2021 Cadillac Escalade V ESV 3.0D 600D 2WD. Although no factory built estate versions of the HA Viva were offered, a limited-production estate conversion by Martin Walter Ltd. of Folkestone, based on the Bedford HA van, was marketed as the Bedford Beagle. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount.
 The protests, combined with reports of a 19-year-old woman perishing in an accident caused by her Firenza's steering failing prompted intervention by the Canadian government, while GM denied the problems and attempted to protect the Firenza's reputation through deceptive marketing before withdrawing it from the Canadian market in early 1973.