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Presenting a 2009 Vintage build replica of a 1956 Porsche 550 Spyder! This iconic classic currently shows 10,937 miles and has been in the care of the current owner for two years. In that time they have added approximately 3,000 miles. During the time of ownership the car has been maintained meticulously. Some recent maintenance items are:
Valve adjustment at 10,000 miles
New spark plugs at 10,000 miles
New spark plug wires at 10,000 miles
Oil change at 10,000 miles
Fuel filters changed at 10,000 miles
This example from Vintage Spyders has a 1915cc 4-cylinder motor mounted mid-ship and is coupled to a 4 speed manual gearbox. Notable additions are an auxiliary oil cooler and fan as well as an addition of a sump extension that increases oil capacity to 5 quarts. This particular Spyder has Bilstein Shocks up front and adjustable Bilstein coilovers in the rear.
This is a true turnkey car with nothing to do. Always a show stopper and has won many best in show awards at car shows.
Car comes with service history going back to the original owner who happens to be one of Jay Leno’s Producers of Jay Leno’s Garage. A video of him walking through the car can be seen below. Important to note that the video was made prior to the livery added.
The car is fitted with a low profile race style windshield and is a true roadster. Engine output is roughly 120hp but with a car weighing in at 1,298 pounds it is a pure joy and blast to drive. Car is fitted with race style quick release lap belts.
Listing has a clean Texas title and is titled as a 1956 Porsche 550 Spyder. Comment below with any questions, happy bidding and good luck!