SOLD to the United States: BLAUPUNKT FRANKFURT X 1966 Vintage Original High-End Auto Radio for Austin Healey, MG MGA / MGB, Jaguar E-type / MK 2 – 6 Volt / 12 Volt Bluetooth Prepared for 12 Volt Negative Ground Cars

Here we have a fantastic 1966 Blaupunkt Frankfurt X high-end classic car auto radio for British cars of the 1960s! The radio will be a great period correct addition to your Austin Healey 3000, MG MGA, MGB, Jaguar E-type, Jaguar Mk 2 and many others. Choose from two different faceplates: the small chrome version (168 x 48 mm / 6,6 x 1,8 inch) is for cars with the old style radio aperture (Healey / E-type), the large chrome with black finish faceplate (190 x 5,8 mm / 7,45 x 2,25 inch) is for cars with a 1-DIN aperture like the MGA and MGB. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt was an original high end dealer option for many classic European (sports) cars. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt X offers all the functionality demanding owners of the 1960s could wish for. The radio offer radio reception on all wave bands (Long Wave, Medium Wave / AM, Short Wave, and Ultra Short Wave U / FM), it features five channel memory presets (2 x U / FM ), full tone control, connectivity for two speakers, and an automatic aerial (antenna) connection. The Blaupunkt Frankfurt is with the very best and most reliable radios of the 1960s and 1970s!

This gorgeous vintage Blaupunkt auto radio was carefully refurbished by our specialists to excellent condition. This 50+ years vintage original auto radio may show slight signs of previous use. Study the photos carefully. The radio comes complete with all the installation parts, and instructions you will need to install the radio properly. The external amplifier is mounted to the radio with special brackets which make it possible to locate the amplifier behind (see pictures) on top, or below the radio unit. This 1960s Blaupunkt Frankfurt auto radio will be a fantastic period correct luxury addition to your 1960s British (sports) car!

See all the technical specifications farther below this page! “Enjoy the Ride!”

This Blaupunkt Frankfurt radio is MP3 ready (Bluetooth ready on 12 Volt NEGATIVE GROUND cars only). Stream music from your smartphone to your vintage original auto radio with our wireless Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth Module (Price €119,75)! Get a €50,00 DISCOUNT on the combination purchase using Coupon code: MP3M in the check-out.

*1.5 years (18 months) GLOBAL Warranty (See About Us / FAQ). 


Make and Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt X
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate: Two options. (1) Small chrome for Austin Healey with standard console radio aperture (holes size 95 x 42 mm / 3,75 x 1,75 inch with two 11 mm / 0,55 inch radio shaft holes at 130 mm / 5,15 inch horizontal distance). (2) 1-DIN size metal chrome faceplate with black finish for MG MGA, MGB and other cars. Original black Baupunkt knobs with chrome knurled bezels, and special chrome dashboard fitting nuts.
On-board voltage: 6V and 12V (switch), Negative OR positive earth / ground (switch)
Output power: 5 Watt nominal / 7 Watt music
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker via speaker socket “I”. Two 4 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, to make 2 Ohm for the speaker socket marked with “II”.
Wave Range: Long wave (L), Medium wave (M), Short Wave (K) and FM / UKW (U)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz – 104MHz.
Equipment: LMKUU station pre-set buttons (2 x FM), tone control, external amplifier, automatic aerial (antenna) connection, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth module (12 Volt negative ground cars only).
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1966
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth) Radio: 176 x 50 x 158 mm / 7,1 x 1,9 x 6,25 inch, Amplifier: 183 x 60 x 52 mm / 7,25 x 2,4 x 2,0 inch
Dimensions faceplate 1 (width x height): 168 x 48 mm (6,6 x 1,8 inch)
Dimensions faceplate 2 (width x height): 190 x 5,8 mm (7,45 x 2,25 inch)
Weight (kg): 2.8

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, extra M10 mounting rings, rear mounting bracket (holed metal strip) and amplifier mounting brackets.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead, analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 10, 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

Weight 2.8 kg


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