Vehicle Description

UP FOR SALE IS A SUPER RARE CONVERTIBLE SPORTS CAR FROM DS|MOTORS... THIS ONE IS AN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS 1955 PORSCHE 550 SPYDER REPLICA! WITH A STUNNING WHITE EXTERIOR OVER BURGUNDY LEATHER INTERIOR. A RARE COLOR COMBINATION FOR THIS MODEL. IT IS MOUNTED WITH FIBERGLASS BODY PANELS OVER A TUBULAR STEEL FRAME CHASSI. POWER UNIT COMES FROM A CC TYPE FLAT FOUR ENGINE, PAIRED WITH A 4 SPEED MANUAL TRANSXLE, WHICH IS PLENTY OF POWER TO MOVE THIS LIGHT WEIGHT RACER. VEHICLE IS FINISHED WITH WOOD STEERING WHEEL, LEATHER BONNET STRAPS, PORSCHE BADGES AND ROLLOVER BARS. VEHICLE COMES WITH A CLEAN FL TITLE. TITLE SHOWS: YEAR: 1979 - MAKE: MON - MODEL: PROTOTIPO COMES WITH A NEW SET OF TIRES MOUNTED ON FACTORY STYLE 15" CHROME WHEELS. BY 1953, PORSCHE HAD BEEN SUCCESSFUL RACING ITS 356, BUT UNDERSTOOD IT WOULD NEED A TRUE PURPOSE-BUILT RACE CAR TO COMPETE AT MOTORSPORT'S HIGHEST LEVELS. THE RESULTING DESIGNS, THE 550 SPYDER, AND ITS SUCCESSORS THE 550A AND 718, BECAME SOME OF HISTORY'S MOST IMPORTANT RACE CARS, SCORING NOT ONLY CLASS VICTORIES BUT SIGNIFICANT OVERALL WINS. AT JUST OVER 1,200 POUNDS, THE 550 SPYDER WAS INCREDIBLY AGILE AND ITS ADVANCED FOUR-CAM ENGINE MEANT IT WAS QUITE POWERFUL RELATIVE TO ITS WEIGHT. THE DESIGN'S BRILLIANCE WAS APPARENT FROM 550-001'S VERY FIRST RACE, WHEN HELMUT GL�CKLER PROVED VICTORIOUS AFTER FIGHTING UNRELENTING RAIN IN HIS METHANOL-FUELED SPYDER AT N�RBURGRING IN 1953- THAT SAME YEAR, 550-001 AND O02 TOOK SIGNIFICANT CLASS VICTORIES AT LE MANS, THE CARRERA PANAMERICANA, AND THE BUENOS AIRES 1000 KM. ""COME SEE THIS ONE WITH YOUR OWN EYES"". FOR A MORE IN-DEPTH DESCRIPTION CALL. DS|MOTORS AT (561) 866-4419 OR (954) 818-1143. 2460 NW 1st AVE #2, BOCA RATON, FL 33431. IF SHIPPING IS NECESSARY, WE ARE MORE THAN GLAD TO ASSIST!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1412265
  • Price:$58,850
  • Location:Boca Raton, Florida
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:550
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Burgundy
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:58
  • Stock Number:#3532
  • VIN:BA743532