For Sale: 1955 Porsche 550 in Cadillac, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1955 550 Porsche Spyder Replica, with only 645 miles UP FOR SALE IS RARE CONVERTIBLE SPORTS CAR 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 TURBO CHARGED WATER COOLED ENGINE, PAIRED WITH A 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSAXLE, UPGRADED SUSPENSION, WHICH IS MORE THAN ENOUGH POWER TO MOVE THIS LIGHTWEIGHT 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' CUSTOM MADE FUCH PORSCHE WHEELS. Call or txt 8043492999 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. 2019 VW GTI 1.4 L 250HP ENGINE Please Note The Following **Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. **We do have a showroom with about 25 cars that is by appointment only **Please Call First and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 **

Vehicle Details

  • 1955 Porsche 550
  • Listing ID:CC-1485636
  • Price:$45,995
  • Location:Cadillac, Michigan
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:550
  • Odometer:645
  • Stock Number:293536
  • VIN:AAH-4393

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6576 E 34 Road
Cadillac, MI 49601
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