1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder Coupe / 550 A-0104 Vehicle Information

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder photograph

1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder
Coupe
Chassis #: 550 A-0104
In 1956 Porsche produced their first space frame chassis race car, the 550 A. Two coupe examples of the Open Spyders were entered by Porsche to run at Le Mans. This car was first in class and an unprecedented to date fifth overall. Later it was sold to U.S. racer John Pierce Kunstall and co-driven by Ken Miles. It was ninth overall at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1957. The car was raced to four additional class wins in the United States before being retired in 1960. It passed through four different owners prior to undergoing a four year restoration which was finished in 2013. It is currently in its original coupe form.


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1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Porsche 550 RS Spyder by Wendler
Chassis#: 550-0082
Sold for USD$3,462,071
  2019 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1956 Porsche 1.5-litre TYP 550/1500 Rennsport Spyder
Chassis#: 550-0090
Sold for USD$6,104,353
  2016 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1956 Porsche 550A/1500 RS Spyder
Chassis#: 0101
Sold for USD$726,000
  2004 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
 

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-0053
Engine Num: P-90049
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-0060
Engine Num: 90063
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-0075
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-018
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-04
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-041
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550-048
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 550.073
Chassis information for the Porsche 550 RS Spyder1955 Spyder
Chassis Num: 718-034
Engine Num: 032


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