SOLD to Australia: Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series 1968 RARE Exclusive High-End Vintage Classic Car Auto Radio for BMW ‘Neue Klasse’ Coupe Models and Other Cars 1960 – 1970 MP3 and Bluetooth Ready

Here we have a beautifully serviced and refurbished 1968 Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series high-end auto radio built-up for BMW ‘Neue Klasse’ C and CS Coupé models (1965 – 1969). This breath-taking and rare vintage Blaupunkt Frankfurt classic car auto radio will be a PERIOD CORRECT stylish luxury addition for your BMW of the period! The radio is fitted with a vintage original large metal chrome face plate and the original fluted BMW knobs. We have fitted the radio with the earlier type chrome tone-levers, you can have the radio with the 1968-1974 chrome type as well. The radio can also be fitted with a BMW ‘Neue Klasse’ sedan face-plate (1962 – 1972); see last photo.

This sterling Blaupunkt Frankfurt transistor radio has been serviced and refurbished by our specialists. The internals were serviced, the housing was cleaned and given a durable silver heat-conductive coating, and the radio was tested. The face-plate and the knobs are refurbished original 1960s items, they will show slight signs of age and use (see pictures). This radio will be wonderful luxury addition for your classic automobile and it will enhance your driving experience because the dashboard is what YOU are looking at while enjoying your classic (sports) car! “Enjoy the Ride!”

The radio is easy to install with the guidance and the parts supplied in the Classentials Installation Kit. Enjoy the sound of the 1960s via your dashboard speaker or add an extra speaker in the rear to surround yourself with music. The radio is being delivered with the Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, fuse, speaker plug, mounting-rings and a rear support bracket), all the essentials you will need to properly install the radio in your classic car with the old style dashboard aperture.

This Blaupunkt mono auto radio is MP3 / Bluetooth ready featuring a DIN socket to connect an external device. You can buy this auto radio in a package deal complete with a Classentials de Luxe mono MP3 Kit OR a wireless mono radio Bluetooth Module! CLICK HERE. Add the radio and the mono MP3 KIT / mono Bluetooth module to your shopping basket. Then enter the Coupon code MP3M and you will get 20 Euro discount on the combination purchase!

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ).

SOLD to Australia.


Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate: Full metal chrome BMW ‘Neue Klasse’ Coupe (1965 – 1969) / Universal large face plate which will also look splendid in many classic cars of the period. BMW 1960s knobs.
On-board voltage: 6V or 12V (switch), Negative or Positive earth / ground. Please specifiy the settings for your car with your purchase. We will adjust the settings before sealing and shipping the radio.
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance speaker: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 speaker (4 Ohm). NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you have to use two 8 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, this makes 4 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: long wave, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone control, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth module.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1968
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 179 x 50 x 160
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 204 x 58
Weight (kg): 1.9

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, fuse, earth cable, extra M10 mounting rings and a metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 6V or 12V power lead (negative or positive ground – so it will fit all cars of the period) , analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 8, cable shoe pliers. Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight2 kg
Dimensions17.9 × 16.0 × 5.0 cm


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