Vega FV3, 1957 information
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Vega FV3 is the predecessor of the Facel Vega FV4 and the later HK 500.
The Facel Vega FV3 is a very luxurious 'grand routier' with
excellent roadholding capabilities and an overwhelming engine capacity.
The Facel Vega is a 'majestic' sportscar, the interior and the exterior
show very characteristic details and ravishing French design. The
automobile is very comfortable, even at very high speeds. The car
features the finest leather seats, a beautiful dashboard, power windows
and all the luxury one can ever wish in a classic car. All bright work
at the exterior is not chromed; all these parts are fabricated of
The steel body is built upon a very strong steel tubular chassis.
Facel used the most impressive engine of its time; the Chrysler V8
engine with a capacity of 200 bhp. The suspension is independent at
front and a live axle is used at the rear.
Carburettor: 1 "four barrel" carburettor
Capacity: 200 bhp.
Gearbox: 2-speed, automatic
Brakes: drum brakes all round
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