The Porsche 550 Spyder became world-famous when James Dean crashed fatally with this car on September 30th 1955 on the way to a race.
The Austrian Dr. Ernst Fuhrmann constructed the four-barrel flat-egine in 1953. The four overhead camshafts were driven by two upright shafts.
The VW-similar, complex blower engine achieved 110HP at 6.000 turns from 1.487 ccm. Claus Ritter with co-driver Helmut Ilstad bring a 550 Spyder from 1955.