Lot 55

2010   |   Amelia Island Auction 2010

1961 Porsche RS61

Coachwork by Wendler

SOLD $1,705,000


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





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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