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1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder

Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder

Year of manufacture – 1955
Engine –4-Zyl.Boxer
Engine capacity – 1,498 cc
Horsepower – 110 hp (81 kW)
Full speed – 220 km/h
This wooden model was made to original working drawings at a scale of 1:10: Z.NR.550.00.116 of 06/12/1954. When producing the bodies, aluminum and metal parts were fit according to this wooden pattern, were assembled and welded together. The expenditures for production of such a model average is about 800 working hours and 2.90 cu. m of ash-tree, which have been seasoned for a period of ten years.
Porsche SPYDER 550 is notorious for well-known actor JAMES DEAN, who was killed driving it on the 30 of September 1955.

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