Classic Car Catalogue

Vauxhall 1935

Light Six (DY/DX)
Big Six (BY/BX/BXL)

Great Britain

Vauxhall Light Six D-Series. launched in late 1934, comprise DY 12 HP and DX 14 HP models. They superseded the 1933-34 A-series and feature independent front wheel suspension. Prices for 12 and 14 HP are the same: chassis £150, Saloon (12 HP only) £205, Saloon De Luxe £225. The 1531-cc (57x100 mm) and 1781-cc (61.5x100 mm) OHV engines has an output of 36 and 42 bhp respectively.
Vauxhall Big Six B-series is available with 19.8 HP 2392-cc (73x95.25 mm) or 26.3 HP 3180-cc (84.14x95.25 mm) OHV Six engine. These models are designated BY and BX respectively. Standard wheelbase is 9 ft 3 in but a long-wheelbase version, model BXL, is available with the 26.3 HP engine. With seven-seater Limousine bodywork the BXL sold at £550.


Light Six

12 HP (DY) 6 cyl, 1531 cc
 Saloon De Luxe
14 HP (DX) 6 cyl, 1781 cc
 Saloon De Luxe

6 cylindrowy saloon

Light Six Coupé


Big Six

20 HP (BY) 6 cyl, 2392 cc
 Saloon (wb: 9' 3'')
27 HP (BX) 6 cyl, 3180 cc
 Saloon (wb: 9' 3'')
 Limousine (BXL)

March '35

April '35

May '35