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Half windshield: 1957 Simca Aronde Plein Ciel by Facel

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This Simca Aronde Plein Ciel seems a very dry car which have been never abused in its life: other than being almost rustless it is also complete, with one exception. Indeed it looks a perfect candidate for a restoration which it’s … Continue reading

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One bumper less: 1958 Simca Aronde Plein Ciel

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These cars were built By Facel Metallon (long story short: Facel Vega) and if you ever worked on one of these you have realized for sure how good is their build quality, much more than the same segment competitors of that … Continue reading

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Chasing the sun: 1959 Simca Aronde Sport Océane by Facel

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This was the cabriolet version of the latest Simca Aronde model, produced from 1957 to 1962. Bizzarrelly this car was not called “Plein Ciel” (open sky) like its coupé sister. Alle these cars were assembled by Facel Metallon: this complicated assembly process made … Continue reading

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French style: 1960 Simca Aronde Océane

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We have yet published another Simca, but then it was a Plein Ciel. This time is a rare Océane, much scarcer than the first one. This car is now in the UK but it came from Oregon, which is not … Continue reading

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Colonial relic: 1961 Simca Aronde Plein Ciel by Facel

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This car has made a long trip to South Africa, where it is now, and now it needs a lot of cares to shine again. It is a Simca Aronde Plein Ciel, a beautiful coupé with a body made by Facel. … Continue reading

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Loaded: 1953 Simca 9 Aronde Chatelaine

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The Simca Aronde was a popular and economy car in France back in the fifties and sixties, it was produced in several variations including the estate version, which came out in late 1953. This car was pushed by an inline-four, … Continue reading

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