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Facel Vega Facellia (1960 - 1962)

This is the Facel Vega Facelia, as built between 1960 and 1962. After building large coupes powered by big American V8 engines from 1954, Facel Vega considered it time to built a smaller 4 cylinder engined car, the Facelia was born. The sales numbers proved that there was a demand for these smaller cars, it is Facel Vega with the highest production number.

Country of origin France
Years of production 1960 - 1962
Numbers built 1210
Body design N/A
Weight 1143 kg / 2519.9 lbs
Engine Facel Vega Straight 4
Engine location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1.647 litre / 100.5 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves/cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Solex Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Gearbox Pont-a-Mousson 4 Speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive
 Performance figures
Power 114 bhp / 85.0 kW @ 6400 rpm
BHP/Liter 69.2
Power to weight ratio 0.10 bhp/kg
Top Speed 114.0 mph / 183.4 km/h
0-60 mph Acceleration 11.40 s