10 Cars From the '50s That You Need To See Before You Die

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder

Nicknamed the "little bastard," this is indeed the car that James Dean drove to his death during an auto rally. But that's not why we should remember it. Some consider this Porsche's first pure racecar. Its extremely light weight and low-to-the-ground design helped it earn another more complimentary nickname: "The Giant Killer."

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