Historic Porsche 550A Spyder race car slated for Bonhams’ Scottsdale

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About the car: The BD 480 SPYDER is a hand made car, inspired by the Porsche 550 Spyder and its succesor the 718 RSK; It is designed and hand built by Juan Badel. It is a two seat roadster, with aluminum body, and a tubular chassis. The engine is mid mounted, and can be a VW or Porsche 912 or 356 power plant.

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The model Porsche 550 Spyder was introduced at the 1953 Paris Auto Show.The 550 was very low to the ground, in order to be efficient for racing. In fact, former German Formula One racer Hans Herrmann drove it under closed railroad crossing gates during the 1954 Mille Miglia. The 550 / 1500RS or Spyder became known as the "Giant Killer".

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The Porsche 550 Spyder was a 1950s two-door racing car that came with a 1.5-liter flat-four engine, RMR layout, and the options of a four- or five-speed manual. In total, ninety Porsche 550s were produced, including coupé and spyder editions. This mid-engine vehicle came with a four-cylinder powertrain that was air-cooled and took inspiration from the 1948 Porsche 356/1 prototype.

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The resulting model, the 550 Spyder, proved to be well worth the wait. Featuring a potent 1500-cubic-centimeter four-cam engine, a simple yet effective tubular chassis, and torsion bar suspension, the Spyder's weight of just 550 kilograms—a little over 1,212 pounds—afforded remarkable performance and agility, making it the car to beat in.

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This Porsche 550 Spyder replica was reportedly built in the mid-2000s by Vintage Motorcars of Hawaiian Gardens, California, and is powered by a 1,915cc flat-four mated to a four-speed manual transaxle. The car is finished in silver over red upholstery and equipment includes 15" wide-five steel wheels, front disc brakes, adjustable coilovers.

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From the paddocks surrounding airforce bases and local tracks to the restoration, display and racing of these spyders today, this site will pay homage through this unique journey. With only 90 documented Porsche Type 550s built between 27 October 1952 - build # 550-01 and 29 June 1956 - build # 550-0090, this site is created to research the.

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Everything revolves around the 550 Spyder in the latest #PorscheTop5. It's easy to see why it gained the nickname, "Giant Killer"; the powerful 1.5-litre eng.

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Porsche 550 Spyder. In 1954, the first Porsche built especially for racing is a mid-engine sports car with an aluminum body. It swiftly becomes a stand-out by earning a class victory and a third-place overall ranking in the Carrera Panamericana against higher-capacity competitors. Another event that boosts this car's fame occurs at the Mille.

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Porsche 550 Spyder. Download the full media package (photos, press releases, media coverage, brochures, advertisements and Christophorus articles). Boxster 25 (manual transmission): Combined fuel consumption 10.8 l/100 km; Combined CO 2 emissions 246 g/km. Boxster 25 (PDK): Combined fuel consumption 9.6 l/100 km; Combined CO 2 emissions 219 g/km.

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The Porsche came with a partially completed aluminum body to replace the original, which had been destroyed in a fire. After three years of fruitless efforts to sell the car, fate intervened: A customer and friend, Joel Horvitz, realized his longtime dream of buying a genuine 550 Spyder, chassis number 60 ("Giant Killer," HS&EC #18, February.

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The average Porsche 550 Spyder costs about $75,702.29. The average price has increased by 38.5% since last year. The 2 for sale on CarGurus range from $69,988 to $69,988 in price.

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Porsche 550 RS Spyder Specifications Starting with Chassis 550-03 (the third Porsche 550 prototype), Porsche gave the 550 the latest Ernst Fuhrmann's designed type 547 quad cam engine installed - 547-01, with duel overhead cams, duel distributors, twin plug ignition and a complicated, multi-section Hirth roller bearing crank. Engine Type 547: Four cylinder 4 cycle, box motor, air cooler.

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The TC2 is not just another electric car. It's a blend of classic style and modern technology. Inspired by legendary sports cars like the Porsche 550 Spyder, it's a fresh take on an old.

Historic Porsche 550A Spyder race car slated for Bonhams’ Scottsdale


The Porsche 550 is a racing sports car produced by Porsche from 1953 until 1956. In that time only 90 Porsche 550s were produced, and they quickly established dominance in the 1.1- and 1.5- liter classes. The Porsche 550 is a mid-engine car with an air-cooled four-cylinder engine, following the precedent of the 1948 Porsche 356/1 prototype designed by Ferry Porsche.

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The first Porsche 550 Spyder prototypes were powered by the Type 528 engine, a flat-four unit taken from the 356 1500 S road car, and a direct derivative of the VW Beetle engine.

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Because of their limited production, the legendary Porsche 550 Spyder race-purpose cars fetch multi-million dollar prices today. To give the layman a chance at a driving experience in a Spyder, several companies have stepped in to fill the void with replicas of these incredible cars. Notable producers include the American firm Beck, along with.