Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept mock-up (2019)

Porsche 551 Spyder mock-up
© Porsche

The idea of the successor to the fifties Porsche 550, the 551 Spyder is actually quite old. 911 & Porsche World issue in September 2012 wrote: "Project 551, a compact roadster, remain on ice". In 2019, a 1:1 hard model was created, with the intention to further develop the design identity of Porsche and provide ideas for future details, like the roll bar.

Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
Note the air vent after the headlamp© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
Unique roll-over safety bar © Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
Mid-mounted engine allows the use of a diffusor that creates downforce at the rear axle© Porsche
Porsche 551 Spyder vision/concept car
Note the grilles over the mid-mounted engine © Porsche

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