With sales of the first 356 beginning to takeoff, Ferry built a masterpiece. In order to understand what made it iconic, here are the Porsche Top 4 highlights of the 550 Spyder. One of the lightest cars of all time, it made use of independent suspension and a clever differential to power completely through corners. This how 1.5-liter lapped cars packing double or triple the power. The car was so incredible that Corvette’s Chief Engineer took a long weekend in 1955 to drive for Porsche at LeMans. Aside from the late Janes Dean, Patrick Dempsey was just named Brand Ambassador by Porsche Design for 2021.
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