Update – finally!

First of all, deepest apologies for nothing appearing on this site for several weeks. You may know that my day job is in Formula One and we’ve just had a run of three double headers – six races – in eight weeks. That eight weeks also included the Goodwood Festival of Speed at which I…

Kit HK500 (most of it) for sale

  On Tuesday afternoon, this only has about 24 hours to run on e-Bay UK but that’s probably just as well because it doesn’t leave a fanciful purchaser time to think about the possibilities, just enough time to say NO. As the seller mentions, it is a major restoration project. I’m reproducing his words below…

Press Watch

I’ve been leafing through the May Classic and Sports Car and it looks like the only mentions of Facels are in ads, but there’s a few of them and some might be of interest. The first is the Thiesen advertisement on page 50, right at the start of the big display ads, and the German…

Ex-Trintignant FV3B for sale at JD Classics

FVCC member Adam Sherring has told me that the ex-Maurice Trintignant Facel Vega FV3B is currently for sale in the UK at the top quality JD Classics dealership. This car was only recently sold at Retromobile by Artcurial for a price quoted in Classic & Sports Car at £149,872, but according to Adam it is…

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…