1958 Porsche 550A Spyder

Make Porsche
Year 1958
Chassis Number 550A-0145
Auctioneer Gooding Company
Event Pebble Beach 2016
Auction Date 21/08/2016
Lot Number 042
Result rnm
Max Bid $0
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Chassis: 550A-0145
One of Only 40 Porsche 550A Spyders Built
Class Winner at 1000 Km Nürburgring and 2nd in Class and 5th Overall at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Porsche Works Entrant in 1958 with Owner/Driver Carel Godin de Beaufort
Believed to be the Only 550A to Compete in a Grand Prix
Driven in 10 Mille Miglia Retrospectives
1,498 CC DOHC Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Twin Solex 40 PII-4 Carburetors
135 BHP at 7,200 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Fully Independent Torsion Bar Suspension with Trailing Arms and Shock Absorbers
1958 Porsche 550A Spyder