Lot #1211 - The Chamonix Spyder 550 is a reproduction of the famous German Spyder 550 which was built from 1954 to 1957. Besides the racing successes in Le Mans, France the car became famous when James Dean was killed instantly, involved in an accident with his 550 Spyder in 1955. The 550 Spyder is manufactured by Chamonix in Brazil. The final finish to the cars is given at the US facility in Indiana. Chamonix's unique reputation with its decades of experience in building perfect handmade quality classical cars stands for the finest products on the market. Chamonix now proudly introduced the 550 Spyder with a 2.0 Liter VW 4 Cylinder water cooled Engine and a 5 Speed Transmission. Using standard universally available VW parts, maintenance and driving costs are inexpensive. Body: Tubular Chassis, Hand-Formed Fiberglass Body. Engine: 2.0 Liter Multi-Port Fuel Injection Water-Cooled VW Engine, Approximately 125HP Mid-Engine Configuration. Extras: Side Curtains, Tonneau Cover, 15" Alloy Wheels, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes.
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