UP FOR SALE IS ANOTHER RARE CONVERTIBLE SPORTS CAR FROM
DS|MOTORS... THIS ONE IS A GLAMOROUS 1955 PORSCHE 550 SPYDER
REPLICA! WITH A HARD TO FIND RICH GRAY EXTERIOR OVER A MATCHING
DARK TAN LEATHER INTERIOR. A VERY RARE COLOR COMBINATION FOR THIS
MODEL. IT IS MOUNTED ON FIBERGLASS BODY PANELS OVER A TUBULAR STEEL
FRAME CHASSI. POWER UNIT COMES FROM A CC TYPE 1.8 FLAT FOUR ENGINE,
PAIRED WITH A 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSXLE, WHICH IS MORE THAN ENOUGH
POWER TO MOVE THIS LIGHT WEIGHT RACER. VEHICLE IS FINISHED WITH
SPORT TYPE STEERING WHEEL, RACING ALUMINUM PEDALS, RACING ENGINE
COVER HOOKS, PORSCHE BADGES AND ROLLOVER BARS. ALSO INCLUDES A
COVER COVER. COMES WITH 4 NEW TIRES MOUNTED ON 17" FACTORY PORSCHE
WHEELS. VEHICLE COMES WITH A CLEAN FL TITLE. 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 (954) 960-5169 office, OR
(954) 818-1143 direct. YOU MAY ALSO VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
DSMOTORSFLORIDA.COM 2460 NW 1ST AVE #2 BOCA RATON, FL 33431 IF
SHIPPING IS NECESSARY, WE ARE MORE THAN GLAD TO ASSIST!
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