Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00
Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
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 1959 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 3,8851b HK500 was between 130 and 145mph with 0-60mph reached in around 8.5 seconds. Indeed, according to Fren