First use 1/01/1972
In Belgium since 10/11/2011
As a constructor Vintage is known for its high quality 'Spyder' replica's. They also use a different kind of rear suspension improving handling and driving pleasure.
This Vintage 550
This was built by Vintage Motorcars utilizing a fiberglass body over a tubular steel frame; weighing in around 635kg. This lightweight chassis combined with a flat-4 delivering 125hp delivers a lot of driving fun with a lovely exhaust note to top it all off...
The body is finished in silver with two red racing stripes on the back. Other details include the optional faired fender mirror, leather straps and a full windscreen. The fuel tank is mounted in the front trunk, and the aluminum racing-style filler protrudes through the hood.
On the inside you find Speedster-style bucket seats; 4 point harnesses; a banjo steering wheel with the Porsche crest and replica VDO gauges are equipped. Power comes from a 2 liter VW engine with dubbel carburetors and 911-style fan connected to a 4 speed gearbox.
Today the car has a Belgian registration and has been in the country for almost 10 years. Recently the owner serviced the car including oil, spark plugs, belt, distributor cap, rear tyres, ...