Comments - Unique of the Week: 1961 Facel Vega Facellia

Published: Aug 11, 2012
Description: If you go back and look at the history of automakers, you'll quickly realize there have been dozens upon dozens of small boutique companies that have popped up over the years. Some made it, most ...
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Ben Bourdon Aug 11, 2012
The whole car name sounds dirty.
Description: Their first model, called the Vega, had its debut at the 1954 Paris Motor Show. In fact, Daninos designed the new car himself and it was available as both a hardtop coupe and cabriolet. Power came fro...
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Description: It was also known for its extensive use of stainless steel bright work, a luxurious interior and its airplane-inspired dashboard. Its rear seats also folded flat for increased rear storage. Production...
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Description: Available as a coupe with either two or four seats or a cabriolet, it carried over a large chunk of the Vega's styling which Mercedes supposedly liked enough to take when coming up with the desig...
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Dylan Bruder Aug 11, 2012
The pinch welds do lol
Andrew McNeal Aug 11, 2012
It doesn't look bad
Description: Both the car and its engine were complete failures, which soon led to even more dire financial problems than before and, along with them, Daninos' forced resignation in 1961. Facel quickly replac...
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Description: This 1961 Facel Vega Facellia is powered by that lackluster four-cylinder and mated to a four-speed manual. While its performance is nothing to get excited about, this particular unit was only the 10t...
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Description: While there are still a few restoration issues still needing to be addressed, it's had just one owner since 1982 who managed to preserve the original short wave radio and owner's manual. The...
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Christian De Prisco Aug 11, 2012
Not sure, I'd buy an alfa