1955 Porsche 550 Spyder

From a Distinguished Collection of German Cars
Coachwork by Wendler
Estimate: $4,000,000 - $5,000,000
SOLD $4,455,000
Chassis: 550-0053
Engine: P-90049

Campaigned Successfully by Privateer Racer Eldon C. Beagle from 1955–1956
Offered from Current Ownership of Nearly 20 Years
Engine and Gearbox Numbers Match the Porsche Kardex
Benefits from Recent Mechanical Work by Four-Cam Expert Jeff Adams
Documented with Original Bill of Sale and Delivery Letter from John von Neumann
Accompanied by Numerous Original Racing Photographs Along with Period Service Records and Video Footage

1,498 CC DOHC Type 547 Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Twin Weber 40 DCM 1 Carburetors
110 BHP at 6,200 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Fully Independent Torsion-Bar Suspension with Trailing Arms and Shock Absorbers

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