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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1954 - 1955
Numbers built:78
Internal name:550
Designed by:Erwin Komenda
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 12, 2005
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Chassis 550-0031 Sold new to Swiss amateur racer Walter Ringgenberg, this 550 Spyder was entered at Le Mans in 1955. An engine issue ended the race early for the Swiss entry. The car was then entrusted to a young engineer named Michael May. He used to experiment with what was one of the firs>>>

Chassis 550-0060 Finished in blue with white stripes, this 550 Spyder was completed in August of 1955 and soon after shipped to the United States. Little is known about its earliest history but during the first half of the 1960s, it was discovered on a used car lot in Worcester, Massachusset>>>

Chassis 550-0090 Equipped for street use, this 550 Spyder was sold new to West Coast based television executive Willett H. Brown. He owned the car only briefly and sold it within a year and with just 634 miles on the odometer. The next owner took more of a liking to the car and used it for w>>>

  Article Image gallery (112) Chassis (3) Specifications User Comments (3)