Coupé de Ville: 1955

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The 1955 Coupé de Ville has technical characteristics identical to the 9 sport, 14 inch solid rims and a simplified finish: painted grille bar, round indicators under the headlights, removal of the rev counter and clock, corduroy upholstery. When it first came out, it was available in 10 colors.

This particular piece is a very rare build one, with FORD COMETE front Grills. It was also built in a FACEL factory.

To do:

  • ensure a total restoration of the body
  • restore the suspension
  • restore the engine
  • add abarth  exhaust
  • ensure a rally ready vehicle
  • apply wire wheels