September 1961 saw the launch of the second-generation Victor, the FB. More restrained than its predecessor but having a crisp and well-proportioned design, the FB was available in both saloon and estate styles. It also had a base, De Luxe and Super trim levels coupled with 14 body colours choices.
A three-speed column gearchange and bench seats were standard on the FB and harked back to the transatlantic feel. Most customers, however, opted for the more comfortable bucket seats and the floor-mounted, four-speed, all-synchromesh transmission.
The example on display is one of the last FB models produced with the Victor “101” FC being introduced in 1964. The FC was the first Vauxhall to use curved side window glass and allegedly had 101 improvements over its predecessor – hence the model designation.