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Even has the original date coded engine, transmission, radiator, rear axle, carburetor, air conditioning system, intake and exhaust manifolds, plus much more.
Pictures and video included with the sale, demonstrates this car was always highly maintained by two previous meticulous Southern owners.
Prior to recent preservation, the car was an amazingly preserved all original survivor with its factory paint still showing nice luster.
Along with all factory decals under the hood and chassis and drive shaft markings.
So, the decision was made to perform a full preservation.
It began by first video and photo documenting all aspects for originality, to ensure all the parts were correctly replaced.
Years ago the Baillon collection consisted of approximately 200 rare cars that the French owner amassed betwen 19, with the oldest car in the collection dating back to 1912 -- a Renault four-cylinder.
***The front and rear bumpers, all original factory stainless trim, rocker panel cover molding, logos, drip moldings, window moldings and etcetera only needed light polishing are in original amazing condition.Facel Vegas aren't often seen on our roads (or in our barns) so you can imagine what finding a Facel Vega in a Minnesota barn must have been like.Actually, we're pretty sure that only the people who ...Preservation Process It was a toss up to leave it as is, or restore it to its current pristine condition.As, after 45 years of well-maintained use, even the best of cars accumulates some minor bumps and bruises.