• Short Summary

    IN THE BOIS DE BOULOGNE IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) THE FRENCH FACEL VEGA LUXURY CAR MANUFACTURERS PUT A NEW MODEL THROUGH ITS PACES- THE FACEL III POWERED BY A SWEDISH-MADE VOLVO ENGINE.

  • Description

    IN THE BOIS DE BOULOGNE IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) THE FRENCH FACEL VEGA LUXURY CAR MANUFACTURERS PUT A NEW MODEL THROUGH ITS PACES- THE FACEL III POWERED BY A SWEDISH-MADE VOLVO ENGINE.

    THE FACEL III - MARKETING FACEL VEGA'S TENTH ANNIVERSARY - COMES IN A TWO-SEAT CONVERTIBLE MODEL AND AS A FOUR-SEAT COUPE, COSTING ABOUT 3,500 DOLLARS (1,250).IT IS POWERED BY THE 1,780 C.C.OVERHEAD VALVE ENGINE THAT EQUIPS VOLVO'S 122 S SPORTS CAR.THE FACEL III REACHES A TOP SPEED OF 114 MILES (180 KM) PER HOUR.

    ACCORDING TO JEAN DANINOS, PRESIDENT OF FACEL VEGA, THE VOLVO ENGINE OFFERS GREATER POWER, PARTICULARLY IN THE LOWER-GEAR RANGES, THAN DOES THE FRENCH-MADE POWER UNIT OF HIS FIRM'S COMPARABLE FACELLIA.IT ALSO OPENS VOLVO'S WORLD-WIDE NETWORK OF SERVICE STATIONS AND GARAGES TO FACEL III OWNERS.OUTPUT IS PLANNED AT ABOUT 1,000 FACEL III MODELS PER YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE6S2MUWJ6QHPA38AB7PDGAKFF
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6S2MUWJ6QHPA38AB7PDGAKFF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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