1955 Porsche 550 RS Spyder Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Mid
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
ZF Limited Slip Differential
Production Years for Series : 1954 - 1955
Price : $17,500
Weight : 1301 lbs | 590.124 kg
Introduced At : 1953 Paris Motor Show

Performance

Top Speed : 136 mph | 218.824 km/h

Power

Flat 4 | Type 547
Displacement : 1498 cc | 91.4 cu in. | 1.5 L.
Power : 110 BHP (80.96 KW) @ 6200 RPM
Torque :90 Ft-Lbs (122 NM) @ 5000 RPM
Bore : 85.0 mm | 3.346 in.
Stroke : 66.0 mm | 2.598 in.
Compression : 9.5:1
Valvetrain : 8 DOHC (2 valves per cylinder)
2 Solex PJJ Carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual Type 718 synchromesh

Production Figures

Total Porsche Production for 1955 : 4,529
1955 Porsche 550 RS Spyder

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 141.7 in | 3600 mm.
Width : 65.4 in | 1661 mm.
Height : 51.2 in | 1301 mm.
Wheelbase : 82.7 in | 2101 mm.
Front Track : 50.8 in | 1290 mm.
Rear Track : 49.2 in | 1250 mm.

Handling

Steering
Worm and Peg

1955 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $1,900
Avg. Household Income : $4,130
Avg. Home : $10,950
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.23

The 1955 Porsche 550 RS Spyder measures 65.40 inches in width, 141.73 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 82.70 inches.


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