Facel Vega HK500

Overview
Produced: 1958-1961, 548 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
The HK 500 was the highest volume seller Facel Vega.  The big V-8 was coupled to a Chrysler automatic gearbox but was also available with a four-speed manual box by Pont a Mousson.  In the final two years, the cars had disc brakes and power steering.  The finish was superb with leather, wood and all the equipment the American automobile industry could supply.
Source: Motorbase
Engines
CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
5907ccV8 OHVChrysler V8 OHV102mm x 91mm
6286ccV8 OHVChrysler V8 OHV
Performance
Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
140 mph8.4 s
Auction Sales History
Lot
Num
Description Auctioneer Date Hammer Price Hammer Price
(inc premium)
112 Facel Vega HK500 Coupé Bonhams 15 Sep 2012 £40000.00 £40833.00
350 Facel Vega HK500 Coys 6 Mar 2012 - £69000.00
218 Facel Vega HK500 Coupé Bonhams 2 Feb 2012 €71000.00 €81650.00
308 Facel-Vega HK500 Coys 7 Dec 2011 Not sold
492 Facel Vega HK500 Coup� Bonhams 1 Jul 2011 £29000.00 £33350.00
551 Facel Vega HK500 Coupé Bonhams 11 Sep 2010 Not sold
390 Facel Vega HK500 Coupé Bonhams 2 Jul 2010 Not sold
415 Facel Vega HK500 Coup� Bonhams 12 Sep 2009 £27000.00 £31050.00
220 Facel Vega HK 500 Coys 8 Aug 2009 Not sold
224 Facel Vega HK500 Coupe Bonhams 18 May 2009 €92000.00 €105800.00
071 1960 FACEL VEGA HK500 H&H Sales Limited 27 Feb 2008 £34925.00 -
123 1961 Facel Vega HK500 Coys 20 Apr 2005 Not sold
Books
ISBN Title Publisher Buy this book
1855205971 Facel Vega Limited Edition Extra Brooklands Books Buy View
Magazine Articles
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Article Buyers Datafile - Facel Vega HK500
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Publication Practical Classics August 1998
Buyers Datafile - Facel Vega HK500.
Article When Mopar came to Europe
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Publication Classic & Sports Car June 2010
When Mopar came to Europe - Glamorous, American-powered GTs used to be all the rage.  Facel started the trend, says Martin Buckley, now only Bristol survives, but would he have an SK500 over a 408?
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