Tag Archives: 1961

74,917 Original miles: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 Coupé

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Finding a 356B Coupé for sale is not great news, we all know. Yet sometimes there are exceptions to be made. We make exceptions in special cases such as the one we are presenting. The peculiarity of this car is, … Continue reading

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Surgeon’s car: 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

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Becoming a surgeon is not at all simple, however, today as well as yesterday, it can bring many satisfactions, both professional and economic. In this particular case, the financial satisfactions have turned, for the first owner of this car (a … Continue reading

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Blue on blue: 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

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On the classic car forums I have attended in the past, I remember that the phrase “they are still out there” often came up. This car is proof that that sentence was correct. A Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, hidden in a … Continue reading

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Red 101: 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

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The Cinderella of the Giulietta Spider family, that is the normal 101, is on this occasion even more humble and needs help. It is in fact a covered car to be probably restored but, as we are often used to … Continue reading

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Half done: 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce

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This Veloce is said to have left the factory on 31 July 1961 to be delivered, in its Bianco Gardenia color, to the Alfa Romeo dealer in Lugano, Switzerland. As you will soon understand, it is not a ultra-rare Veloce … Continue reading

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Details matter: 1961 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.

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We have already seen so many Jaguar e-types, but every now and then – very rarely – a very special one emerges from the darkness. This is the case of this OTS (Open Two Seater), one of the very first … Continue reading

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Green car: 1961 Lancia Flaminia Coupé by Pininfarina

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Also the Lancia Flaminia Coupé, the “poor” sister of the Touring version, has recently acquired more dignity in the eyes of collectors and enthusiasts.   In fact, despite not having the slender line and the aluminum bodywork of the sister … Continue reading

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Bluette 101: 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce

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The Giulietta Sprint 101, like the specimen object of our article, are much rarer than what you can think of. This was probably because it was more easy to orientate towards a Giulia which, with its 1600 cc engine, ensured … Continue reading

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The rival: 1961 Fiat 1500S OSCA Coupé by Pininfarina

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If we exclude high-end cars. in the 60s the car models with a double overhead camshaft engine, intended for an “average” clientele, could be counted on the fingers of one hand. In Italy, in addition to the Alfa Romeo (of … Continue reading

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Among giants: 1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile

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In the State where “everything is bigger” it is not common to come across a car whose size is at the limit of the definition of “microcar”. And above all, it is strange to imagine how 50 years ago someone, … Continue reading

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