Lot 55

2010   |   Amelia Island Auction 2010

1961 Porsche RS61

Coachwork by Wendler

SOLD $1,705,000

Estimate

$1,200,000 - $1,500,000

Chassis

718-070

Engine

P90505

Car Highlights

Correct Type 547 Engine and Type 718 Gearbox

Eligible for the Colorado Grand, Tour Auto and the Le Mans Classic

Impressive, Known Ownership History from New

One of the Few RS60/61s with Original Bodywork

Exceptional US Racing History with 13 Wins and 20 Podium Finishes in SCCA National Competition

One of Only Fourteen RS61s Built

A Well-Known and Highly Regarded Porsche Spyder

Technical Specs

1,678 CC DOHC Air-Cooled Boxer 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Weber Carburetors

Approximately 180 BHP at 7,800 RPM

5-Speed Manual Gearbox with Limited Slip Differential

4-Wheel Finned Alloy Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Trailing Arms and Torsion Bar

Independent Rear Suspension with Wishbones and Coil-Over Shock Absorbers

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