The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 31st July & 1st August 2020 189 + buyer’s premium of 15% (including VAT at 20%) The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction - Saturday 1st August 2020 1955 Porsche Chamonix 550 Spyder More Details Lot 563 Bid On Lot 563 Registration: 204 XUT Chassis Number: MV1N3115171ND Engine Number: TBC Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000 • A Chamonix 550 Spyder built in 2009 by Special Editions Inc. (USA) from the base car manufactured in Sao Paulo in Brazil • Initially supplied to F1 Assistant Race Director Herbie Blash • Special Editions Inc. has been responsible for producing other 550 Spyders for the likes of Jay Leno and designer Gordon Murray leaving no doubt about the quality and desirability of these well-crafted cars • The overall fit and finish of the bodywork is of an exceptionally high standard and the general condition is commensurate with only having covered 3,500 miles • The rear wings have been painstakingly detailed with red painted flashes with gold edging as a nod to period race liveries and are painted on. The look continues with a GT mirror, Porsche badging, mesh headlight covers and leather engine-cover straps • The engine is 1915cc which gives vivid performance combined with the legendary nimble handling offered by the tubular chassis and coil-over suspension • Registered as a 1955 Chamonix so it’s exempt from Road Fund Tax • With original 550 Spyders at £5,000,000, this is a very good second best and represents remarkable value A superbly engineered, right- hand drive, recreation of the famous Porsche 550 Spyder. LOT 563