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1963 Facel Vega Facel II Hardtop Coupe / HK2 B100 Vehicle Information

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

1963 Facel Vega Facel II photograph

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Sold for $176,000 at 2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction.
The Facel-Vega company produced cars from the 1950s until the mid-1960s. Their cars were designed to cater towards a niche market, and satisfy the demands for a high-speed, grand touring car in elegant designs. By 1962, the company was in financial trouble. Their last-ditch effort was to introduce its ultimate car, the Facel II.

The Facel II was given a coachbuilt body, a unique space-frame chassis, disc brakes at all four corners, and a top speed in the neighborhood of 150 mph. These elegant touring cars commanded a rather expensive sticker price of $12,000, making it more expensive than an Aston Martin DB4 and around three times the cost of a Jaguar E-Type.

This example was delivered to Hoffman Motors in New York in fall 1962, and was originally painted in black over red and was fully equipped with an automatic transmission, wire wheels, power steering and Mitchell factory air conditioning.

The current owner of the car acquired it from a long-time Facel-Vega Club member who had taken great care of this Facel II. It wears a restoration that was completed some time ago. Power is from a Chrysler 383 OHV unit that offers 335 horsepower. There is an independent front suspension and live rear axle. It is currently painted in red with a parchment-colored leather interior. There are a set of Borrani wire wheels and stacked quad headlamps.

In 2010, this Facel-Vega was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona. It was estimated to sell for $150,000 - $200,000. As bidding came to a close, the lot had been sold for the sum of $176,000, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2010



2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $150,000-USD $200,000 
Sale Price :
USD $176,000

1963 Facel Vega Facel II Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1963 sales)
1963 Facel Vega Facel II
Chassis#: HK2 B 171
Sold for USD$253,758
  2021 RM Sothebys : The Guikas Collection
 
1963 Facel Vega Facel II Coupé
Chassis#: HK2AB104
Sold for USD$229,161
  2019 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1963 Facel Vega II
Chassis#: HK2A 172
Sold for USD$186,244
  2019 Historics at Brooklands - Ascot Racecourse
 
1963 Facel Vega Facel II
Chassis#: A121
Sold for USD$572,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1963 Facel Vega Facel II image  
1963 Facel Vega Facel II
Chassis#: HK2 B 171
Sold for USD$257,542
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1963 Facel II
Sold for USD$289,426
  2011 Automobiles sur les Champs
 
1963 Facel-Vega Facel II
Chassis#: HK2 B100
Sold for USD$176,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction
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Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1963 Facel Vega Facel II's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1963 FACEL VEGA FACEL II COUPÉHK2 A1722021 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival : Collectors Motor Cars and Automobilia $210,000$260,000

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