Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 8th August 2009
Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 7th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Telephone number from 6 - 8 August: +49 (0) 2691 932 62 90
Registration Number: EU registered Chassis Number: FVSNY286
During its 10 year history as a motor car manufacturer, Facel Vega earned a reputation for producing beautifully built, elegant and expensive high performance coupés. They were generally large cars, and by using large capacity Chrysler V8 engines a high level of performance became a hallmark of the Facel Vega marque. The most powerful engine options became available in 1958 in the form of the HK500 with either 5.9 or 6.3 litre variants of the Chrysler hemi-headed V8; with either 335 or 360bhp on hand, maximum speed of the 3,885 lb HK500 was between 130 and 145mph with 0-60mph reached in around 8.5 seconds. Indeed, according to the French manufacturer, the HK500 outper