Just like its Chevrolet sibling of the same name, the early-80s Vauxhall Cavalier seemed a bit on the sluggish and uninspiring side; I mean, we're talking double-digit horsepower and front-wheel-drive. But, according to this ad, the Cavalier was an unparalleled engineering achievement. You be the judge.

Brava Firenza! Vauxhall's Ponycar [internal]