1961 Humber Super Snipe Series III

  • Price
    12 000 EUR
  • Model
    Humber Super Snipe Series III
  • Year
    1961
  • Condition
    Used
  • Color
    Black
  • Body Type
    Sedan / Saloon
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Power
    95 kw (129 hp)
  • Mileage
    27,343 km (16,990 miles)
  • ID
    #12165
  • Price
    12 000 EUR
  • Address
    Bytoften 10, 5550 Langeskov, Denmark
  • Country
    Denmark
  • Published
    4 months
DK Classic Cars
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Bytoften 10, DK - 5550, Langeskov, Denmarkdkclassiccars.com100 Cars

Classic Humber Super Snipe for Sale

1961 Humber Super Snipe Series III

 

Wonderful original unrestored 1961 Humber Super Snipe Series III with only 27343 kilometers on the odometer. One of only 7257 Series III produced. The car has its original 3-liter straight 6-cylinder engine making 129 brake horsepower from the factory and 3-speed manual transmission. The car starts, drives, and stops as it should and can be enjoyed as if for many years to come. Full service and inspection have been completed in-house. The car has Danish papers and title and is coming out of long-term Danish ownership. 

 

Car Specification:

VIN/Chassis Number: B81004841DLS0

Odometer: 27343 kilometers 

Engine: 3-liter straight 6-cylinder 

Transmission: Manual 3-speed gearbox with overdrive

Drive: Rear-wheel drive

Number Produced: 7257

 

History of the Humber Super Snipe Series III:

The styling of the Series III which the Rootes Group announced in October 1960 was distinguishable by its four headlights and revised full-width grille. This Snipe was the first British car to fit two pairs of headlamps. The suspension of the car had been considerably modified along with the car's floor structure which improved the car's high-speed stability. The front of the car was redesigned to give a lower bonnet line. The nose of the car was also lengthened by 3.25 inches (83 mm) to accommodate an additional pulley, mounted on the front of the crankshaft, that enabled air conditioning to be included as an option. Separate ducts were provided for heating and cooling air to the passenger compartment. The engine received improved bearings with a changed lubrication system and was given better cooling with a quieter fan. Seats were redesigned to give more leg space for back seat passengers.

  • VIN
    B81004841DLS0
  • Color
    Black
  • Metallic
    No
  • Engine
    3-liter straight 6-cylinder
  • Engine Number
  • Chassis Number
  • Gearbox
    Manual
  • Steering Wheel
    Left-hand drive (LHD)
  • Drive Wheels
    Rear wheel drive (RWD)
  • 1st Reg. Country
  • Doors
    4/5
  • Interior Color
    Grey
  • Leather Seats
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