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Chrysler V8-powered French GT 1961 Facel Vega HK500  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Big, fast and French, Facel Vega is not a well-known collector brand in the U.S. despite being powered by a mighty Chrysler V8, slathered with luxury features ...

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Rare, Hemi-Powered French Car To Auction  Fiat Chrysler Authority

There's a good chance you haven't heard of defunct French automaker Facel Vega. We hadn't. But during its brief time in the sun (1954 to 1964), the short-lived ...

Fiat Chrysler Authority
Clive James on his new epic poem: ‘The story of a mind heading into oblivion’  The Guardian

In and out of hospital, the writer felt compelled to write something new – an epic, with himself as the hero.

The Guardian
Our 14 Favorite Concept Cars From Pebble Beach  Motor Trend

From the beautiful to the bizarre, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance showcases enough gorgeous, nostalgic vehicles to overwhelm the faint of heart.

Motor Trend
How this local duo is keeping vintage cars from being a thing of the past  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

If you thought vintage cars were a thing of the past, one Orlando-area man thinks you thought wrong.

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Parade Mondial l'Auto classic cars Mondial l'automobile Paris Motor Show  Road Rug Cars

The 120th Mondial de l'Auto is launch with a parade: grannies, puppies and amazing classic cars are back in Paris to celebrate our glorious automobile past!

Road Rug Cars
The Pinnacle Of French Elegance: A Facel Vega In Paris  Jalopnik

I won carspotting in Paris: here is a Facel Vega rounding the Place de la Nation on a beautiful May day.

Jalopnik
The Classic Grand Tour 2018  Autocar

All the lovely sights from a very special classic tour.

Autocar
Muscle cars, European-style with American V8s under their hoods  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Muscles cars were not unique to the United States as a number of European brands installed American V8s into their cars for strong, reliable performance.

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Ringo Starr's Facel Vega up for sale  Telegraph.co.uk

A Facel Vega bought by Ringo Starr in 1964 is expected to sell for up to £350000 at auction.

Telegraph.co.uk
Vignale Bodied Fiat Desiree Is A Staid Sedan In A Three Piece Suit  Jalopnik

It is perhaps a bit cliché to say they don't make cars like this anymore, but it's true. Properly coachbuilt Italian runabouts are a thing of the past, but this Fiat ...

Jalopnik
Land Rover Series 1: Unearthing a Classic  WhichCar

Just over 70 years ago, at the 1948 Amsterdam motor show, this very car heralded the arrival of Land Rover. Now finally back in its maker's hands, it stands as ...

WhichCar
Facel Vega HK500: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

"Good grief," we said, while trawling through the classifieds when we should really have been doing some proper work on Monday afternoon. "It's a Facel Vega ...

Pistonheads.com
A well-chosen classic car can put you on the road to returns  Independent.ie

Over the last decade, the global market for high-end classic cars has grown at a phenomenal rate to the point where they regularly outperform other collectibles ...

Independent.ie
Classic Facel Vega HK 500 Gran Turismo  Telegraph.co.uk

If Jaguars were driven by people who robbed banks, Facel Vegas were driven by those who paid the little people to rob banks. After the HK500 Gran Turismo ...

Telegraph.co.uk
Eight Foreign Favorites from the 2018 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance  Automobile

The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance continued its long-standing tradition of taking over Roger Sherman Baldwin Park for 2018.

Automobile
Barn find Facel Vega discovered on Minnesota farm sells for $209509  AutoWeek

Facel Vegas aren't often seen on our roads (or in our barns) so you can imagine what finding a Facel Vega in a Minnesota barn must have been like. Actually ...

AutoWeek
From smuggling watches to racing at Le Mans: This Delahaye has lived the most exciting life  Goodwood Road and Racing

Whisky heir Rob Walker's wealth allowed him to indulge his passion for cars: Gullwings, Dinos, Facel Vegas… you get the drift. They came and went, the sale of ...

Goodwood Road and Racing
11 Beautiful, Awful Cars From the 2015 Concours de Lemons at Pebble Beach  Motor Trend

Monterey Car Week's crescendo is not, as you previously thought, Sunday's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It is, in fact, Saturday's 2015 Concours de ...

Motor Trend
Here's why Retromobile is the Frenchest car show in the world  autoweek.com

I get to visit a lot of high-end vintage car shows. It's a fortunate job perk. Sadly, when repeated over time, exclusive experiences like this—attending a Hollywood ...

autoweek.com
Ten Cars That Deserve A Restomod  Jalopnik

Some cars are absolute pieces of art. They are rolling sculptures, delighting man, woman, and child alike. Also, they drive like crap. Here's a list of classics that ...

Jalopnik
59 Antique Cars Will Be Sold At Auction After They Were Found Decaying In A French Barn  Business Insider Australia

When art auctioneers Artcurial stumbled upon the barn find of an French car collector Roger Baillon last year, we knew they had found something special.

Business Insider Australia
Mystery Mercedes-AMG GT raises prospect of six-pot  Pistonheads.com

The Mercedes-AMG GT could be about to get a whole lot more attainable thanks to the addition of a new, entry-level model that trades its V8 for six-cylinder ...

Pistonheads.com
10 Coolest Things at Paris Retromobile  Automobile

PARIS, France — As a confirmed (certifiable?) enthusiast of old weird cars, it seems implausible that I've let 39 editions of Retromobile Exhibition pass without ...

Automobile
Camus's Death and a Rare French Sports Car  New York Times (blog)

Albert Camus died 50 years ago today in the passenger seat of a Facel Vega, a French sports car that was powered by a Chrysler Hemi engine.

New York Times (blog)
Citroën DS 7 Crossback: a first drive review  British GQ

Citroën's luxe sub-brand, DS Automobiles, has launched its first all-new model, an SUV. It promises class-leading tech and French je ne sais quoi. But is it style ...

British GQ
Gruesome classic cars  New Straits Times Online

IT was a cold autumn morning in 1997 and somehow by twist of fate, I found myself standing along the Mall, Buckingham Palace to my left. I was standing among ...

New Straits Times Online
From Tuskegee Airman to Racing Godfather, Jim Barbour Is the Living Legend You Don’t Know About  Jalopnik

Ninety-two year old James Barbour III is tough in an unusual kind of way. The stereotypical tough guy grimaces and fights and struggles. Instead, Jim has the ...

Jalopnik
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018: Live!  Pistonheads.com

The Goodwood Festival of Speed grows bigger and better with each passing year, the current automotive extravaganza a world away from its humble ...

Pistonheads.com
Nico Galiffi : interview  Nicolas Galiffi

What is your first car ? It is a 1986 Austin Mini 1000 Mayfair edition, with a special Moonraker blue color and a speechless wooden dashboard. And your first ...

Nicolas Galiffi
Lagonda Vision Concept: Geneva 2018  Pistonheads.com

Aston Martin has finally relaunched Lagonda. The Vision? Radical, autonomous, luxury and electric | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Another major auction record falls at RM Sotheby's  Classic Car News

Records continued to fall at the collector car auctions Saturday on the Monterey Peninsula. Friday, RM Sotheby's was the site of the highest prices ever paid for a ...

Classic Car News
Best of French and Italian car owners endure the dust and heat  Classic Car News

'Best of France and Italy” is not a concours d'elegance. It is a chance for Los Angeles area owners and fans of a specific, under-served, group of enthusiast cars ...

Classic Car News
Jaguar E-Type S3 gets 288hp 6.1-litre V12  Pistonheads.com

E-Type design with an uprated V12 and modern chassis upgrades? Yes, please | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
DS 7 Crossback one haute SUV  Eurekar

The French know how produce fine wine. Their food is legendary and the nation's haute couture is definitely haute.But one area that has so far eluded...

Eurekar
Jag kills six-cylinder saloons  Pistonheads.com

300hp four-cylinder turbos replace XE S and XF S as most potent models | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
The cars that got totally forgotten  Autocar

If you're one of those people who likes to out-geek your car-mad friends, cast your eye over this lot and see how many you're familiar with. All of these ...

Autocar
Manthey takes 7 seconds off GT2 RS 'ring time  Pistonheads.com

For those who need their really fast Porsche to be even more rapid, Manthey Racing is the company to visit. With no additional power, its Nurburgring expertise ...

Pistonheads.com
Why Motors and Soul is the future of concours d'elegance  Road Rug Cars

Since 2013, Virage 8 has organized an all new Concours d'Elegance: Motors and Soul. So throw your Panama hat, take your ride and have fun with us!

Road Rug Cars
Old World Style, New World Power – A History of Merging European Design with American Displacement  The Truth About Cars

Americans and Europeans had similarly themed but opposite problems after World War II. Thankfully, a handful of men solved them together.

The Truth About Cars
Inside the London Classic Car Show 2018  Evening Standard

More than 800 of the world's finest four wheel creations will be putting on a dazzling display this month, at the London Classic Car Show.

Evening Standard
Citroen C6: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Youngsters who associate the Citroen badge with C4 Picassos might recoil in horror to see it featured so blatantly on PistonHeads, but the C6 was the last of ...

Pistonheads.com
PH Service History: Monte Carlo or bust  Pistonheads.com

When it's not just the destination, but the journey that matters, only the very classiest of cars will do | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
The rise & rise of McLaren's road cars  Autocar

As we celebrate the launch of the new McLaren Speedtail, it's time to tell the company's road car story.

Autocar
Decayed vintage cars up for auction in Paris  The Globe and Mail

Entrepreneur Roger Baillon, dreamed of restoring his collection of cars to their former glory and displaying them in a museum, but his plans were dashed as his ...

The Globe and Mail
Volkswagen Golf R32 (Mk5): PH Used Buying Guide  Pistonheads.com

As the final recipient of VW's VR6 engine, the Mk5 R32 is a worthy secondhand buy. Here's what you need to know... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
VW Golf GTI (Mk6): PH Used Buying Guide  Pistonheads.com

Thinking of buying a modern iteration of the definitive hot hatch? Read this first! | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Porsche 911 GT2 RS vs 911 GT3 RS  Pistonheads.com

Is a Motorsport 911 better with or without turbos? Time to find out! | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Mazda 6 MPS: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

When you hear the terms 'four-wheel drive' and 'Japanese saloon', you wouldn't be wrong for thinking of Subaru Imprezas and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions; ...

Pistonheads.com
Porsche 914/6 rally car on ice: Time For Tea?  Pistonheads.com

Below Zero Ice Driving should be familiar to PHers by now, what with Chris Harris's video a few years back and the increasing popularity of winter oversteer ...

Pistonheads.com
The rare, the old and the odd at Lucky Auctions' Spring Classic  Classic Car News

Deriving treasure from trash was the business model of refuse-collection magnate Harold E. LeMay, whose collection of cars and collectibles once held a World ...

Classic Car News
PH Fleet: Renaultsport Clio 182  Pistonheads.com

PH is never without a hot Clio for long. This one's been around for a bit longer than most, however... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Here's Your Definitive Chart Of Automotive Stereotypes  Jalopnik

We all do it. We're driving around, and we see, say a Facel-Vega and we think: "Typical. I bet that's another licorice-chewing, harp-playing Dutchman in a ...

Jalopnik
BMW M550d Touring: Driven  Pistonheads.com

What's better than a triple-turbocharged diesel? Why a quadruple-turbocharged one, of course... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
What is sequential turbocharging? PH Explains  Pistonheads.com

Discover how manufacturers improve engine response and performance with sequential blowers... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
VW Polo GTI vs VW Golf GTI  Pistonheads.com

The new Polo GTI is meant to be more like a Golf than ever - so is it? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
From James Dean to Grace Kelly - 9 iconic celebrity car crash deaths  Mirror.co.uk

A new book looks at the tragic circumstances of the fatal road crashes involving celebrities which have fascinated the world.

Mirror.co.uk
Aston Martin confirms mid-engined '003' hypercar  Pistonheads.com

It's been a big couple of days for Aston Martin. First came the announcement of a £6 million coachbuilt duo, offering 19 lucky buyers the chance to own both the ...

Pistonheads.com
Aston pitches new Zagato for £6m - a pair  Pistonheads.com

Fancy a DB4 GT Zagato Continuation and a brand-new DBS GT Zagato in one package? Gaydon has you covered | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Mystery Ferrari mule could be V6 hybrid  Pistonheads.com

This sighting of a mysterious Ferrari test mule at Fiorano Circuit could be our first glimpse of an upcoming hybrid supercar that'll sit above the 488 GTB in its ...

Pistonheads.com
BMW announces X2 M35i  Pistonheads.com

BMW M fans, best look away now. If you're one of those people who still gets a bit giddy on seeing an M635 CSI, can nearly make a rational case for running an ...

Pistonheads.com
Porsche 911 Carrera (996): Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Remember that time, not all that long ago, when 996-era 911s looked like the fast car bargain of the century? Air-cooled values had gone ballistic and 997s were ...

Pistonheads.com
Mercedes-AMG CLS 53: Driven  Pistonheads.com

This is our first taste of Affalterbach's electrically assisted straight-six limo on UK roads | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Ferrari Challenge UK announced  Pistonheads.com

Beyond the obvious financial hurdles, one of the more significant obstacles to getting into a Ferrari Challenge series is obtaining an International C licence.

Pistonheads.com
Volkswagen Up 1.0 TSI: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

The Up GTI is a worthy winner, but could you achieve the same for a lot less | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Silverstone Sunday Service 28/10  Pistonheads.com

A perennial Sunday *Service* favourite returns in a couple of weeks - here's how to be there | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
BMW 8 Series Convertible officially unveiled  Pistonheads.com

It was only yesterday that we reported on images of BMW's new 8 Series Convertible leaking on Belgian site Autotijd. Twenty-four hours later and, yep, that was ...

Pistonheads.com
Aventador SVJ claims Nurburgring lap record  Pistonheads.com

Watch the onboard footage of the soon-to-be released Jota notch a 6:44.97 at the Nordschleife | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Alpine A110 vs BMW M2 Competition  Pistonheads.com

Two very different approaches to coupes have resulted in two very evenly matched rivals. So which is best? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
The £100k Sagaris: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Well if you have a lot to spend on a TVR but don't fancy a new Griffith... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
The Edsel and 7 other automotive flops from history  CTV News

This weekend marks the 57th anniversary of Ford pulling the plug on the Edsel, a car brand that flopped so badly that its name has become a synonym for ...

CTV News
Porsche Project Gold makes £2.5m  Pistonheads.com

Porsche's restomod 993 makes the big bucks, all of which are heading to the Ferry Porsche Foundation | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
New BMW Z4 engine lineup confirmed  Pistonheads.com

Full specs on Z4 M40i and 30i released, along with details of a new 20i entry-level model | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Ford Probe GT Turbo: Reader's Car of the Week  Pistonheads.com

After 20 years in storage, this Probe is ready to go exploring | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Cupra Ateca: PH Trade-off!  Pistonheads.com

Like the idea of the Cupra Ateca, but don't buy into performance SUVs just yet? We have just the car... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Mercedes-AMG A35 unveiled - now with UK prices  Pistonheads.com

35k confirmed for the new AMG A-Class, with orders being taken now - watch out S3? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Amazing 100-car barn find discovered in France  RoadandTrack.com

The previously-unknown collection includes some of the world's rarest cars, with a combined estimated value of more than $18 million.

RoadandTrack.com
Peugeot 306 Rallye: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Been biding your time to pounce on a cheap Rallye? Too late... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
BMW 635CSi: PH Fleet  Pistonheads.com

The 635CSi is back on the road for another year - and another grand tour beckons... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
New BMW M8 leaks online: Update!  Pistonheads.com

UPDATE - 04.12.2018. Just three weeks after BMW revealed its hotly anticipated M8 would produce in excess of 600hp, images of an undisguised development ...

Pistonheads.com
Ariel Atom 4 vs. Caterham Seven 620S  Pistonheads.com

For how long now has the Caterham Seven been the definitive lightweight sports car? From Ginetta to Zenos, all have had to face the Seven as their benchmark, ...

Pistonheads.com
Aston sells Vanquish design to 'third party'  Pistonheads.com

Aston Martin has made the bizarre decision to sell the designs and tooling for its Vanquish just a few months after the super-GT went out of production.

Pistonheads.com
Mazda RX-8: PH Heroes  Pistonheads.com

Divisive, derided and demanding, there's still a place for the RX-8 in the Heroes Hall of Fame - here's why | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Performante on the Nordschleife: Time For Coffee?  Pistonheads.com

Sportauto finally gets its hands on the mega Huracan - can it match that staggering Lamborghini lap? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Audi SQ2 makes debut at Paris  Pistonheads.com

If you can't beat them, join them - right? That seems to be how the premium car segment in particular is played nowadays. Seemingly no niche, successful or ...

Pistonheads.com
PH Origins: Cylinder deactivation  Pistonheads.com

A 1980s Cadillac V8 heralded the mass production of this fuel-saving system - but the concept itself is far, far older... | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
2019 Porsche 911: PH goes shotgun in the 992  Pistonheads.com

With the new 911 in its final stage of testing, we talk power, size and hybridisation with August Achleitner | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Ariel Atom 4: Driven  Pistonheads.com

Brake pedal, clutch pedal, fuel cap: those are the three things on the Ariel Atom 4 that have been carried over from the Atom 3.5. Everything else you see is new.

Pistonheads.com
BMW M850i xDrive: Driven  Pistonheads.com

It's been twenty years since BMW produced an 8-Series model. Welcome back, big dog | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Audi S3: PH Buying Guide  Pistonheads.com

The original S3 is now a true modern classic - here's how to buy the best | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Triumph Stag: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Movie star looks and a thumping V8 make the Triumph Stag a desirable British classic | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Mazda MX-5 gets more power: Update!  Pistonheads.com

Updated sports car confirmed with 184hp and costs from £18995; sales commence in September | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Retropower: PH Meets  Pistonheads.com

Business is booming at Retropower. Even Gordon Murray is a customer. We had to see it for ourselves | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 600LT  Pistonheads.com

The latest lightweight track tearaways from Ferrari and McLaren duke it out on road and circuit - which is better? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
All-new 2019 BMW 3 Series revealed  Pistonheads.com

All-new G20 has been engineered to reassert the 3 Series' place as the driver's saloon | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Pista Spider at Paris - new details announced  Pistonheads.com

Ferrari confirms Fiorano lap time, braking and kerbweight for drop-top 488 flagship | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Keeping up with the Ka-dashians: Prior Convictions  Pistonheads.com

The desire for budget racing is growing apace, and MSV is looking to cash in. 12 heures du Norfolk here we come! | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Alpina B4 S Edition 99 launched  Pistonheads.com

Alpina has turned up the wick on its highly talented B4 S with a special version called the Edition 99. The limited-run model uses a ramped up twin-turbo inline ...

Pistonheads.com
Jaguar reveals F-Type convertible rally special  Pistonheads.com

Two bespoke RWD models built to celebrate 70 years of sports car heritage. PH went along for the ride | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
Caterham Seven 310R: Road vs Race  Pistonheads.com

Ever wondered what the difference is between the road-going 310R and its circuit racer equivalent? | PistonHeads.

Pistonheads.com
 

Facel Vega 6 Videos

FACEL - FACEL METALLON - FACEL VEGA
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FACEL - FACEL METALLON - FACEL VEGA
FACEL VEGA II 1962 - Test Drive in top gear | Engine sound | SCC TV
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FACEL VEGA II 1962 - Test Drive in top gear | Engine sound | SCC TV
1964 Facel Vega Facel 6 (HD photo video with stereo engine sounds!)
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1964 Facel Vega Facel 6 (HD photo video with stereo engine sounds!)
Facel Vega Facel II 1964, un chef d'oeuvre
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Facel Vega Facel II 1964, un chef d'oeuvre
Rescate Facel Vega III parte 1
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Rescate Facel Vega III parte 1
Facel Vega Facel II (type HK2) 1963
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Facel Vega Facel II (type HK2) 1963
Tanger - Facel Vega
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Tanger - Facel Vega
Facel Vega III
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Facel Vega III
FACEL VEGA
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Les Facel Vega du musée de Lohéac
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Les Facel Vega du musée de Lohéac
 

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Facel Vega Home Page
Facel Vega FV2B Cabriolet
Facel Vega FV2B Cabriolet
Facel-Vega HK 500 383 laptimes, specs, performance data ...
Facel-Vega HK 500 383 laptimes, specs, performance data ...
FACEL VEGA teaser - YouTube
FACEL VEGA teaser - YouTube
Facel Vega HK-500, 1960 restoration - Classicargarage - FR
Facel Vega HK-500, 1960 restoration - Classicargarage - FR
Facel Vega FV1, 1955 - Welcome to ClassiCarGarage
Facel Vega FV1, 1955 - Welcome to ClassiCarGarage
Facel Vega Facellia, Facel III, Facel 6 (1959-1964)
Facel Vega Facellia, Facel III, Facel 6 (1959-1964)
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8C Monterosa - Wikipedia
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8C Monterosa - Wikipedia
Amicale Facel Vega - Rétromobile 2010
Amicale Facel Vega - Rétromobile 2010
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Abandoned Cars in Barns US 2016. Old Vintage Cars ...
 

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