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Written by Ben Branch | April 14th 2012
The Porsche 550 Spyder is right near the top of my “must-have” list. Sadly, the prohibitive costs involved are probably going to make that impossible, however I do have my eye on some of the modern 550s built by companies like Beck Speedster.
There will come a winter, probably a few years from now, that I have a kit delivered to the garage entrance and set about building a Little Bastard with some hand tools, some patient friends and a well stocked beer fridge.
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