Porsche 550 Spyder

A car that for sure became famous by the actor James Dean.  Porsche 550 Spyder is the ultimate ''gentleman'' car. Starting as a factory car, this particular automobile was dedicated upon completion to “Operation Caracas,” the term for its mission to win the Venezuelan GP under Porsche’s racing team manager and head of PR Huschke von Hanstein. After an 8th-place finish, the 550 Spyder and its underpowered, 1.5-liter boxer-four were sold to a local Caracas owner, after which it disappeared for several years. Today, the car is still under the ownership of Brumos, where it regularly appears in top American car shows — a decidedly happier ending for the iconic automobile. Click through for a closer look at the “Operation Caracas” Porsche 550 Spyder and let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Take a look of the pictures below gentleman and dream yourself inside that true art.