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Made To Drive | S05 E13

Facel Vega: An Affair with A Luxurious French Brute

Designed to be a grand tourer beyond reproach, the French brand Facel quickly earned a reputation for style, speed, and quality through the ’50s as it wood the European elite. The company’s slogan was, “For the few who own the finest,” and it’s easy to see why Facel cars are still highly prized today.For restorer Jasper Beukenkamp, Facel cars are a special sort of passion.
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You could say that Jason Cammisa knows cars. With a day job at Road & Track, he has full access to the world’s best vehicles—but still comes back to his humble Volkswagen Scirocco. “This car definitely changed the path of my life because it forced me to be a mechanic,” Cammisa says, “I was in college…there was no way I would have been able to keep this car—I don’t think I could still have this car—if I had to pay somebody to work on it.”
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Winston Wolfe
Winston Wolfe

The dash is painted aluminium. Rather stunning. Too bad no investors try to bring a French brand back to this level…

Kurt Uzbay
Kurt Uzbay

Love the dash.. and its pretty cool to see knock-off spinners on such a big car…
Kurt

Mirko Cocco
Mirko Cocco

You may also like to take a look at the CineCars special about the Facel XK500, enjoy! http://www.cinecars.nl/we-call-it-a-classic-job/