Red Finish with Tan/ Black Interior, as Chuck Beck once stated, “Find something you love to do. Get good at it. Somebody will pay you to do it.” This 1955 550 Spyder represents his passion for Porsche and the creation of this Replica that we have the opportunity to offer.
Chuck Beck is renowned among Porsche and Automotive enthusiasts for his 500 Spyder, a replica from the iconic Porsche 550 Spyder from the 50s, he started in 1982 and built 2,500 of those wonderful cars.
The Porsche 550 Spyder is about as classic and iconic as it gets for the German manufacturer, this Porsche came from the inspiration of the 356, minus the hard roof, Porsche needed a race car to compete in the roadster class, and it’s when the 550 Spyder comes in the picture the 550 went on to claim 95 victories and 75 class wins over a total of 370 races.
This 550 is beautiful from every angle, the small two-seater is instantly recognized as a Porsche thanks to the raised headlights and sloping hood. Controls were quite minimal, just four knobs and the ignition key slot ride just right of the large steering wheel, simple speedometer, tachometer, fuel and temperature gauge, is all that’s present.
This 550 Spyder Beck is well-known to Weissach, and it has benefited from an engine and transmission upgrade . more HP and better shifting from the original spec. This One-of-a-kind car is looking for a new owner, willing to appreciate the driving experience only this model can provide.
This opportunity doesn’t come very often, you can drive around town, or go to your favorite mountain drive, in one of the most striking , legendary cars you can possibly drive, with a beautiful red finish. The driving experience is best described as “It is, what it was” This Porsche 550 Spyder is faithful to the concept of the original 550, with a tube-frame near-replica of the original Spyder.
As with all our certified premium Porsche, you can be assured this vehicle has gone through our signature inspection process, and has been prepared to absolute perfection by our Porsche specialist team.
We are proud to offer you this Porsche 550 Spyder Beck Replica freshly Serviced, detailed and ready for immediate delivery.
We are Canada’s largest independent Porsche store, providing sales, and service for Porsche automobiles since 1980. Located centrally in Kitsilano in the car district.
We look forward to greeting you at our boutique showroom in Vancouver, and giving you a personal and up-close look at this fantastic Porsche.
Leasing and financing options are also available and all trade ins accepted. Located from out of town? We can assist with shipping arrangements.
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