Lou on the Vauxhall stand at the earls court motor show in 1975.
Lou at the brache in Luton, this picture was used in the first Vauxhall cavalier brochure in September 1975.
Lou on the first Vauxhall cavalier advert in 1975.
Lou makes his first appearance at the Gaydon heritage motor museum in 2011.
The Oldest Vauxhall Cavalier In The U.K
Lou was used on the Vauxhall stand at the earls court motor show in 1975 to promote the Vauxhall cavalier in the u.k, Lou was also used in a promotional film made by Vauxhall motors ltd for the cavalier mk1, Lou was in all the cavalier mk1 brochures and in all model catalogues from 1975 to 1976.
Louí s colour is signall yellow and Lou is believed to have been the first cavalier to be painted in signal yellow this was because it was the best colour chosen for black and white photography, signal yellow later became an optional colour from January 1976 to December 1976.
Lou is currently the oldest Vauxhall cavalier in the u.k and the only known surviving press release vehicle.
In more recent times Lou has appeared in:
Practical Classics 2007, 2010 and 2011.
Classic Car Weekly 2009.
Classic Monthly 2010.
The Sun Newspaper 2011.
Classic Car Buyer Newspaper April Edition 2011 and November Edition 2011, May Edition 2012.
Lou continues to make appearances at shows such as Luton Festival Of Transport, V.B.O.A Rally, The Pageant Of Power and the N.E.C Classic Motor Show.
This site was last updated 05/08/12