If you don't win, the pre-authorization will be released. The 550 Spyder would usually finish top 3 in its class. Save beck 550 spyder to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. What's a "ROLLER"?

The 550 was both a road and track car and it was common for privateers to drive it to the race track, race it, then drive it home. From 1953 to 1957, the Porsche works team evolved and raced the 550 with outstanding success and was recognized wherever it appeared. Under $24,000.00 - apply Price filter. For such a limited number of 90 prototype and customer builds, the 550 Spyder was always in a winning position, usually finishing in the top three results in its class. Its successor from 1957 onwards, the Porsche 718, commonly known as the RSK was even more successful. Your bid of $ is $ more that the current high bid of $. View cart for details. We also do custom colors, generally at no additional cost.

Spyder replicas. Your bid has been posted in the comment flow on the listing, and you can see other bids there as they happen. One of the first 90 Porsche 550s built was James Dean's, numbered 130 (VIN 550-0055), which crashed at the CA Rte. The silver Werke cars were painted with spears of different colors on the rear fenders to aid recognition from the pits. resulted in a very lightweight and aerodynamic body, which in The first 550 had a fully synchronized 4-speed gearbox.   |   In reverence to the original, Chuck Beck has designed, built Price. I am selling my 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder Replica built by "Beck". He began producing his replica of this famous Lake Tahoe Wooden Boat Concours d’Elegance, Additional Charges From This Dealer: USD $0. For more info, read about our auctions or email us with any questions. Copyright  by Special Edition, Inc. All rights reserved. You are not connected to real-time updates. On the other hand, the low mass moment of inertia about the vehicle's vertical axis can lead to a sudden, difficult to control rotation of the car.

[9], As Dean was finishing up Giant’s filming in September, 1955, he suddenly traded in his 356 Porsche Super Speedster at Competition Motors, for a new 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder on September 21st, and immediately entered the upcoming Salinas Road Race event scheduled for October 1 and 2.[10]. *with standard 1915cc 125 bhp engine and standard gearbox/axle ratios.

Are you sure you want to proceed? Attempting to connect. Under the rear clamshell is a mid-mounted AH-code Volkswagen flat-four equipped with twin 44IDF Weber carburetors. Since that time, Beck also jointly-developed the Shogun concept car, and produced a competitive race car with his replica of the Lister. This Beck 550 Spyder was built in 1999 and was acquired by the current owner two years ago. About | Your California Privacy Rights Beck Development 550 Spyder Replica hand built by Chuck Beck in 1989 vehicle # 69. It is powered by an AH-code air-cooled Volkswagen flat-four mated to a four-speed manual transaxle. Click the picture below. * Other custom colors available upon request. Schedule, Copyright © 1982-2020 Beck Development Corporation, all rights reserved.

Each Spyder was assigned a number for the race and had gumballs positioned on doors, front and rear, to be seen from any angle. On some 550s owned by privateers, a crude hand written number scrawled in house paint usually served the purpose. Something went wrong. The Type 550/550 A is powered by an all aluminium 1,498 cc (1.5 L; 91.4 cu in) naturally aspirated air-cooled 4 cylinder boxer engine known as the "Fuhrmann Engine" (Type 547). 46/41 Cholame Junction on September 30, 1955, resulting in Dean's death. Please join our BECK OWNERS GROUP WITH OVER 450 MEMBERS on FACEBOOK for all of the latest news and special offers. The 550 was also raced by privateers, who kept the type in competition after the works team had moved on to the 718 in 1957. and is now producing his replica of the 904. long history of racing and experience in building and modifying

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cars, Chuck has created a replica with improvements that the This car was unique for Porsche since it was their first car The Spyder variations continued through the early 1960s, the RS 60 and RS 61. Beck Replica: 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder. Each Spyder was designed and customized to be raced. The engine of the 550 is mounted in front of the rear axle making it mid-engined. Question of the Week: What Cars Look Better With the Bumpers Removed and Which Look Way Worse? When you bid we pre-authorize your credit card for the service fee (this helps prevent fraud). {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}, Amounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than U.S. dollars and are approximate conversions to U.S. dollars based upon Bloomberg's conversion rates. For more recent exchange rates, please use the.

Porsche as a dual-purpose street/race car and marketed under Interest Based Ads Not finding what you're looking for? The seller notes blend areas behind both passenger-side wheel arches, and close-up photos showing scratches and scuffs are provided in the gallery below. You're the high bidder. produced a highly-successful race car. Watch the BECK SPYDER® on the road, and see our facility. Silver road wheels 15" x 4.5" front and 15" x 5.5" rear, Various 155 or 165/80-15  front, 195/60-15 rear [plus one spare], Manual Scissor Top w/Matching Side Curtains. I bought this car in July with just 340 miles on it ! Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. It is powered by an AH-code air-cooled Volkswagen flat-four mated to a four-speed manual transaxle. Home of the BECK Speedster®, BECK Spyder®, & BECK GTS .   |   During this era Porsche was the first car manufacturer to get race sponsorship, which was through Fletcher Aviation, who Porsche was working with to design a light aircraft engine and later Telefunken and Castrol. The engine is equipped with twin 2-barrel Solex PJJ downdraft carburetors and dual ignition. requirements for racing. Reconnected! This replica was built in 2004 and has excellent records and service history, ONE OWNER.   |   Scroll down, please. Aside from that, there’s a standard-looking Beck tube chassis, nice leather bits, a wood-rimmed wheel and all the standard 550 badging and decals. This extremely over built and well sorted Beck 550 Spyder was completed and certified circa 1998 and has not changed hands since. + 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. You may also just go directly to the MENU section related to the BECK product in which you have an interest. ratio, and the fact that it was the only dual purpose street/race The first three hand built prototypes came in a coupé with a removable hardtop. An Alpine stereo in the dashboard plays through speakers installed below the doors. Save beck 550 spyder to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Some of these also contain a pop-up sub-menu for additional information. Congratulations! The 1956 version, the 550A with a lighter and more rigid spaceframe chassis, gave Porsche its first overall win in a major sports car racing event, the 1956 Targa Florio. The Porsche 550 was a racing sports car produced by Porsche from 1953 to 1956. Chuck's latest production car is the Beck 904 replica.

Chuck Beck Bidding will advance immediately to $. The legendary BECK Speedster ®, and BECK Spyder ® products are produced to rigorous quality standards using the finest components available. Additional features include Fibersteel front disc brakes, 16″ wide-five wheels, leather bucket seats, KYB shocks, an all-weather soft top, leather bonnet straps, and more. The fiberglass body is finished in Silver-Blue with gold Porsche badging in the rear and Spyder badges on the sides. The BECK SPYDER is offered in either silver blue or a traditional German Silver Metallic. 7 results for beck 550 spyder.

Porsche 550 'Spyder' Replicar : Porsche 550 'Spyder" Replicar: The Brandwood C-S 550 is a C-S VW Type 1 Cable-SHiFT with a 1” taller shift handle.Please see C-S VW Type 1 for model years.. A chrome box is available with the C-S 550 assembly at an additional charge standard lengths are 84” for a Beck Spyder and 88” for a vintage 550. Since that time, Beck also jointly-developed the This Beck 550 Spyder was built in 1999 and was acquired by the current owner two years ago. This Chuck Beck is renowned among Porsche enthusiasts for his 550 Spyder replicas. Start-up and in-car driving footage can be viewed above, and a walk-around video is provided below. The five-digit mechanical odometer displays just under 18k kilometers (~11k miles), approximately 3k kilometers of which have been added by the current owner. 995.00. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Porsche Boxster S 550 Spyder is a modern mid-engined sports car that pays tribute to the 550; the Spyder name was effectively resurrected with the RS Spyder Le Mans Prototype. Mileage since completion shows to be approx 5,200. How Long Does It Take? Porsche only produced Beck Spyder Wiring Harness. From the outside, the car looks like most any other 550 Spyder, aside from the slightly chintzy steel wheels, which look more like car trailer wheels than anything.