In 1950, the French Government imposed taxes which wiped out most of a magnificent tradition. Bugatti, Delahaye, Delage and Talbot Lago all disappeared together with the coachbuilders that clothed their chassis with sublime creations.
It was a surprise therefore that Facel Vega appeared in 1954. This was a French company offering very expensive cars, yet Facel’s customer list reads like a who’s who of the period.
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