Gearhead News

June 6, 2021
Someone paid $382,000 for a part from James Dean's 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder

There isn’t much left of the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder actor James Dean died in, but the car’s 4-speed transaxle survives and was just sold for $382,000 on Bring a Trailer. Yes, more than what Porsche charged for its latest 911 Speedster. If you’re unfamiliar with the story, Dean was an enthusiastic amateur racer and had purchased the 550 Spyder to… [#item_URL]