Facel Vega HK 500 

  • $10k built in France
  • 1959-1962
  • 390 HP 6.3L
  • 150 mph
It was replaced by the Facel Vega II in 1962.
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In 1959, Facel Vega updated their FVS model and called it the HK500.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Facel Vega HK 500

0-60mph

HK 500
8.4 s
LaFerrari
2.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

HK 500
150 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Facel Vega HK 500

Price

HK 500
$10k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

HK 500
490 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

In The News From around the web

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Facel Vega HK 500

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In 1959, Facel Vega updated their FVS model and called it the HK500.
A year into production disc brakes were included on this model.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Facel Vega
Price $9,795
Type of car Production car
Year 1959-1962
Highest auction price $33k, January 2000
Number built 490 cars

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.45:1
  2. 2: 1.45:1
  3. 3: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,900 lb
Width 70.8 in
Height 53 in
Length 181 in
Front track width 55.9 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in

road tests

Top speed 150 mph
0-60mph 8.4 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10 lb/hp
Maximum hp 390 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,270 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 4.04 in / 3.75 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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