1956 Porsche 550 1500RS Le Mans Coupe – Tribute car –          Constructed in 2006 to represent 550-0104 which was destroyed and re-bodied in 1958. –          2.2 Liter Rascon Motorsports Type 1 motor with big valve heads –          Porsche cast valve covers –          2 Weber IDF carburetors –          Rancho HD 4 speed transaxle with freeway flyer gearing –          Four wheel disc brakes –          Torsion bar front and coil spring rear suspension with swing axle transaxle –          Links in rear have spherical bushings –          Mangel stamped 15 x 4.5” wheels with polished outer lip –          Dunlop RS5 period correct tires –          Roundels are decals and can be removed if desired; car is equipped with the proper “mushroom” light on the rear roundel.  Also has roof mounted pit light. –          Correct gauges from VDO and converted by North Hollywood Speedometer –          Correct switches –          Wood rim Moto-Lita steering wheel with quick release hub –          Correct floor-mounted pedals –          Correct turn and taillight lenses –          Fluted headlight lenses –          Functional front-mounted oil cooler –          Correct fuel filler cap –          Proper barber-pole vinyl on seats and interior surfaces –          We were told this car started out as a fiberglass 550 Spyder replica.  The car retains the steel chassis with added kidney bars and foot boxes.  The Body is fiberglass with several alloy panels overlays.  All the glass is Plexiglass and still in good condition. –          The paint has been dulled to look more authentic than over finished. –          The Interior, gauges and panels are all in great condition. Everything functions wel


Location: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

See listing: 1956 Porsche 1500rs 1 of 1 made 550 Spyder Le Mans Tribute (from February 14, 2016)