Tag Archives: 1961

Time capsule: 1961 Maserati 3500 GT by Touring

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10,900 kms (6,773 miles) is what can be read on the odometer of this survivor Maserati 3500 GT (fed by carburetors) which is said to be parked since 1966. Not bad at all. Now, of course, we can’t say if … Continue reading

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Funny car: 1961 Porsche 356 T5 Hardtop “Sprint”

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This 356 T5 was born as a Karmann Hardtop, so that means that it was basically a Cabriolet with a metal hardtop welded on the body: the actual owner removed it but he didn’t stop here. Indeed he tried to … Continue reading

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Fair price: 1961 Cisitalia-Abarth 850 Spyder by Allemano

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“Spyder” is not a typo: actually we’ve checked the period sale brochure and, indeed, Cisitalia called these open cars “Spyder”, just like the Porsche 550 RS. Strange indeed. Back to this particular car, we suspect that this could be the … Continue reading

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East coast patina: 1961 Lancia Appia Berlina

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This 3rd series Lancia Appia Berlina slept for many years in a east coast garage before being recently unhearted: it has just been cleaned but nothing more than that. The seller says that, prior to 1970, the car belinged to … Continue reading

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55 years ownership: 1961 Facel Vega HK 500

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One owner since 1963 is generally a great thing for any car, especially if the car is a rare Facel Vega HK 500. This car could even be exactly as it looked in 1963, unfortunately the past owner decided to … Continue reading

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Invest in gold/2: 1961 Cisitalia-Abarth 850 Coupé by Allemano

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Did you ever see a car radio integrated in the rear view mirror? We didn’t, so this is the first time; however that’s not the only interesting aspect of this Cisitalia 850 Coupé. This is one of the few Cisitalia-Argentina … Continue reading

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Package deal: 1961, ’62 and ’63 Daimler SP 250

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The Daimler SP 250 is the typical car that can be loved or hated: it’s difficult to find someone for whom the look of this car is indifferent. Clearly the seller loves it so much that he owns three of … Continue reading

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Kill the Irishman: 1961 Dodge Dart Pioneer “Police”

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This enormous Dodge Dart Pioneer is not only a police car with all the proper duty equipment, but it’s also a movie star. Indeed the seller says that this car has been used in three different movies: a low budget … Continue reading

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Old chap: 1961 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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I know this car. I know where it was sold new 56 years ago, how many owners it had up to 2011 and every detail about how, where and when it was restored. Simply because it was restored by me. … Continue reading

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Green card: 1961 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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And here it is another Italia 2000 for sale: generally it happens once a year, rarely more than that. This is the body #59. Actuall this car is titled as a 1961 car but, the low number of the body … Continue reading

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