1961 Dodge Dart for sale 101282315
1961 Dodge Dart
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1961 Dodge Dart

Car for sale by RM Auctions Inc in Auburn, Indiana 46706

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Classic Car Overview

To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM Sothebys Palm Beach event, 20 - 21 March 2020.
Estimate:
$110,000 - $125,000

  • Desirable 383-cu. in. OHV V-8 engine featuring Cross Ram induction
  • Three-speed push-button TorqueFlite automatic transmission
  • Stunning example, meticulously restored
  • One of 68 built and one of only six in black and red


The Dart returned for 1961 with the same array of models, but the bodies were re-styled with sculptured fins. The grilles were now concave, with the quad headlights inset at the outer edges. The 12-volt alternator, pioneered on the 1960 compact Valiant, was extended to all Chrysler products. The Dart convertible, only ever available in the Phoenix series, was now sold with V-8 only.

This striking 61 Dart Phoenix D-500 Convertible Coupe features an excellent restoration, this car is painted in black, which Dodge called Midnight. The paint is excellent, as is all the brightwork. The interior is done in red pleated vinyl and looks brand new. Matching red carpet covers the floor. A black vinyl top is fitted with a red vinyl boot cover.

The engine compartment houses a 330-bhp, 383-cu. in. V-8 engine featuring Cross Ram induction, it is very clean and correctly detailed. It has dual Carter four-barrel carburetors that are fitted with correct oval air cleaners. The wheels, with thin whitewall tires and Dodge wheel covers, complete the presentation of this stunning convertible. This exceptionally desirable example is one of only 68 built, and one of only six cars built with black exterior and red interior.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/fl20.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    849522
  • Classic Car ID
    101282315
  • Stock Number
    849522
  • Category
    American Classics
  • Body Style
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  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
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  • Engine
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  • Drivetrain
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  • Transmission
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  • Exterior Color
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  • Custom Color
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