1961 MERTOPOLITAN 1500 SERIES CONVERTIBLE T-1354 This 1961
Metropolitan 1500 Series convertible, is an excellent example of
this now 62 year old classic. Originally manufactured by the Austin
Motor Company in Great Britain, and sold in the United States under
the Rambler dealers marquee , the 1961 is the last year of
manufacture of these cars. Original and desirable rare options
included are the in-dash AM radio and the continental spare tire
located at the rear. The exterior glistens in the original color
combination of red upper and white lower, separated with a bright
chrome trim strip. The front and rear bumpers, grill, fender
mounted mirrors as all other trims and emblems are bright and in
good condition. The rear continental spare tire and convertible top
boot are covered in complimenting red vinyl. The convertible top is
in white. The interior is original design and function. The
combination speedometer, odometer, and fuel indicator center over
the steering column, with all other knobs and switches within easy
reach. The odometer currently displays 19,952 miles which is
believed to be original. The 3 speed manual transmission is
functioned via the column mounted shifter. The bench seat is
covered in black with white with red vinyl trim. Floor carpeting is
black. Aftermarket seat belts are installed. Power is provided by
the 1.5l 57hp 4-cylinder engine with a single downdraft carburetor.
The engine area is nicely finished and detailed. Brakes are
hydraulic drum front and rear. The factory 13" wheels are dressed
with chrome hub caps and 560-13 wide white wall tires. Overall
condition is considered to be very good to excellent. Excellent
driving condition. Very well maintained and cared for. Original VIN
tag is intact as is the original Smiths manufacturing tag. Clear
title. starting Key to left, pull choke, pull start.
1961 Nash Metropolitan
Location:La Verne, California
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