The brainchild of Indiana native Chuck Beck, the Beck 550 Spyder first hit the road in the 1980s. Designed as a fiberglass-bodied homage to the original Porsche 550 Spyder. Like the original, the Beck 550 Spyder has a tubular-frame chassis, torsion bar suspension, front discs, and rear drums. However, while the original 550 Spyder made do with 108 hp, with the Subaru 2.5 litre, 170+ horsepower, and 1300lbs. these are quite the little rockets.
The BECK Spyder combines world-class handling, open-air motoring, and a sense of freedom normally associated with a motorcycle for a surprisingly moderate price. The BECK Spyder is a driver’s car and was once aptly described by Car & Driver as “the closest thing you’ll find to motorized sneakers”.
This particular 550 Spyder left the factory in 2012 and only has 1,700 Kilometers (1,000 miles), has the Subaru EJ25 normally aspirated 2.5 liter engine, its condition is like new as it left the factory and is loaded with options: