Press Watch

As you know, I usually take Classic & Sport Car each month, and check out the mentions of Facel Vegas in that magazine. Sometimes there’s very little, other times a little more. It has a curious habit of publishing a magazine called the April edition at the start of March – I’m sure there’s good…

Cars For Sale

Found one of those websites that advertises every classic car that is for sale worldwide, and it included three Facels from the well known St Louis, Missouri classic car dealer Mark Hyman at Hyman Ltd. One of them, however is right hand drive, so it was worth further investigation. Hyman is quite a Facel specialist…

Lot 122 Artcurial at Retromobile 2015

Rétromobile 2015 by Artcurial Motorcars, February 6, 2015, Paris Lot 122 1959 Facel Vega Excellence French title Chassis n° EX1-B052 Engine n° TY7-19846 http://www.artcurial.com/en/asp/fullcatalogue.asp?salelot=2651+++++122+&refno=10516680 – Superior car, very rare – Four owners from new – Fresh from highest level restoration – One of only 21 examples with original manual gearbox The Facel Véga Excellence occupies…

Retromobile 4th to 8th February 2015

Retromobile, the famous Parisian classic car show, is coming up on February 4-8, 2015 and – amazingly, perhaps – there are five Facel Vegas consigned in two auctions in the first couple of days. Even more amazingly, three of these are rare Excellences which aren’t often seen at auction. Descriptions of all five cars follow…