Chrysler-Powered Exotic: 1958 Facel Vega FVS

Update 9/20/19 – It’s been almost 4 years since we first featured this Facel Vega and unfortunately it still hasn’t found a good home. After selling in 2016, the car made its way to Portland, Oregon. It has now been… more»

Restore or Parts? 1964 Facel Vega III

The Facel Vega is called a lot of things, but rarely is it labeled a parts car. Restoration candidate, sure. But a parts car? Well, these Vegas show up often as total project heaps, a phenomenon I’ve never really… more»

Stripped for Paint: 1961 Facel Vega HK500

Facels are among the most imposting coupes to come out of the 1960s, and struck a balance between brute and ballerina. I use this description because of the svelte design in places, with the thin pillars and airy greenhouse,… more»

$21K! 1962 Facel Vega Facellia F2 Sport Coupé

This 1962 Facel Vega Facellia F2 Sport Coupé is on Craigslist with an asking price of $21,000. It’s in Napa County in California wine country. As if a person needed another reason to visit that beautiful area.

French Tiger: 1960 Facel-Vega Facellia V8

The words French, and V8, do not often come together. This Facel-Vega has interesting style, and is in superb shape. What makes this Frenchman special is that it boasts an all-aluminum Buick V8. The seller has named it a “French Tiger” and… more»

Lucky’s Spring Auction Highlights

If you live anywhere near Tacoma, Washington then you probably already know that there’s a big auction happening this weekend. We already featured the Cadillac with a possible Presley past, but I wanted to mention a few other cars… more»

American Power: 1959 Facel Vega HK500

There’s no question that European manufacturers are skilled at building beautiful cars that are fun to drive, but they just couldn’t build engines like American manufacturers did in the ’50s and ’60s. And that’s why I love the Facel… more»

1958 Facel Vega: Warehouse Sale

To me, the Facel Vega is one of the most attractive cars ever made and an ideal classic to restore given its Chrysler-sourced mechanical bits. Listed here on eBay is a rusty Vega FV4 that will need complete restoration and… more»

Facel Vega Found In Hollywood!

The guys over at Lucky Auctions just let us know about a 1963 Facel Vega Facel II that was recently pulled out of a garage in Hollywood. It may not look it in the photos, but when this car was… more»

Melting Pot of Style: 1964 Facel Vega Facel III

Update 4/17/15 –  Looks like this Facel Vega is still on the market. It has been relisted a couple of times, but is having a hard time generating a bid much higher than $20k. That’s a lot of money,… more»

Sporting Intentions: 1961 Facel Facellia

Facel Vegas were elegant French cars with large American V8 engines up front. They were typically purchased by well-to-do famous people. Pablo Picasso even had one. When the firm decided to compete in the budding sports car market they… more»

Packrat Paradise: Utah Warehouse Liquidation

Most of us, at one time or another, have thought that our one project car was too much work, and that the busted knuckles (and budgets) were taking their toll. What about someone with multiple projects? This 10,000 SF… more»

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