Lot 15

2012   |   Amelia Island Auction 2012

1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder

Coachwork by Wendler

SOLD $3,685,000


$2,200,000 - $2,600,000




90066 (Original Unrestored Engine) Engine Installed: 90546

Car Highlights

Well-Documented Provenance and Restoration
Accompanied by Unrestored Matching-Numbers Engine
Offered with Original Owner’s Manual, MSO and Comprehensive History File
Successful Colorado Grand and California Mille Participant
A Welcome Entrant at the Finest Historic Gatherings and Concours Events
Porsche’s Legendary Four-Cam Sports Racer
One of the Most Genuine 550s in Existence
Delivered New to Hoffman Motors of New York

Technical Specs

1,498 CC DOHC Type 547 Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Twin Weber 40 DCM Carburetors
Estimated 125 BHP at 6,500 RPM
4-Speed Type 519 Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Fully Independent Torsion Bar Suspension with Trailing Arms and Shock Absorbers
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