1955 Facel Vega FV1


1955 Facel Vega FV1

1955 Facel Vega FV1

The FV1 was Facel Vegas second model which was an updated version of the FV. It was made in limited production and to a very high standard. Power for the car came from Chrysler’s Firedome V8.

The $7,000 pricetag of the FV1 limited production to around 100 coupes and convertibles.

1955 Facel Vega FV1 1955 Facel Vega FV1

In Detail

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type Series Production Car
built at France
price $ $ 7,000
engine Firedome V8
position Front Longitudinal
fuel feed Single 2-Barrel Carburetor
displacement 4769 cc / 291 in³
power 149.10001 kw / 200 bhp @ 4400 rpm
specific output 41.94 bhp per litre
body / frame Aluminum Body over Steel Chassis
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Drums
rear brakes Drums
f suspension Independent
r suspension Live Axle
transmission 2-Speed PowerFlite Automatic

 

Auction Sales History

1955 Facel Vega FV1

1955 Facel Vega FV-1 Coupe FV155-050 – sold for $203,500 Likely the First Facel Vega Delivered to the US. Well-Maintained Restoration. One of 32 Built; Fewer than 15 Extant. Robust Chrysler Hemi Power Concours & Rally Participant.
Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company