Porsche: the 550 officially confirmed

Porsche 550 SpyderThe boss of Porsche,  Matthias Müller, has confirmed that the 550 Spyder would be back in a few years.

It was the almost certain is now 100% sure of. The Porsche 550 will be back. In an interview earlier this month, Matthias Muller had suggested perfectly. This time, in a new interview with the German magazine Handelsblatt, the head of Porsche has confirmed that a “modern” version of the famous 550 Spyder would soon be an entry-level model proposed by the manufacturer.

“I know that a modern version of the famous Porsche James Dean will be well received by our customers,” said the official. “The new model will not style retro and its price is attractive. ”

By attractive, it should probably mean prices running around 50 000 euros. Although this is an entry-level model, it still speaks of a Porsche. A Porsche which should take the platform of the Audi A4 with a mid-engine 4-cylinder 2.5-liter flat out a power of more than 200 horses.

In the words of Matthias Muller, the future should pack the 550 Porsche fans, especially those of this legendary model. The original 550 was, in fact, built in 90 copies from 1953 to 1957 and was made famous by the mysterious and fatal accident of the actor James Dean September 30, 1955. Subsequently, “Little Bastard,” his nickname has caused many worries to the owners who have had car accidents or problems with the bodywork and spare parts. The curse ended with the simple disappearance of a 550 Speyer with the truck carrying the …

In short, the future buyers of the new 550, expected in 2014, would do well to slip a rabbit’s foot or a four-leaf clover in the glove box to avoid trouble.

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