1978 Vauxhall Chevette 'L' Hatchback

Lot: 107

Sold for (£): 7,104
Offered for sale is a 1.256L 1978 Vauxhall Chevette L Hatchback manual that has been with the current owner for the last 8 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 110 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Vauxhall main dealer restored, two owners and just 21,000 miles...


  • Initially registered on the 28th June 1978 to the first of just two owners
  • Bare metal restored by our vendor's own Vauxhall main dealer workshop
  • Finished in Crystal Blue and put proudly on display in the showroom 
  • Offered from our vendor's extensive private collection of older Vauxhalls
  • At No Reserve, this true survivor offers a glimpse into the world of Seventies motoring.

Lot Details

Registration: TVE 524S RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 1.256L
Make: Vauxhall Odometer reading (miles): 20000
Model: Chevette L Hatchback MOT expiry: 2019-03-04
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: 9B08DHY145735

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 110 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:




Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


The one previous owner's disability caused excessive wear to the driver's footwell carpeting. For complete authenticity this has been left.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


All as standard - manual choke, starts OK (with some patience). Stainless steel exhaust fitted.


Gears: Drive-shaft:



Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


No issues


Minor: Major:


All original

Vehicle History


The vehicle file contains MOTs dating back to 1987 together with recommissioning, MOT and maintenance invoices since 2010.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history