The book on the icon: The Porsche 550 Spyder
To call the Porsche 550 Spyder a legend is like describing Walter Röhrl as a passable rally driver: a massive understatement. With the 1500 RS Spyder, as it was officially called, Porsche began building cars designed specifically for motorsport in 1953. The weight-saving design, with an unladen weight of less than 700 kilograms, combined with a high-horsepower engine to deliver outstanding driving performance. The special feature: The 550 Spyder was even road legal.
In this fine book box, photographer Stefan Bogner captures the Spyder’s timelessly simple design language and documents some of the rare originals in a large-format illustrated book. A separate fact book brings together the well-known and lesser-known information about the groundbreaking sports car.