Last Updated on 8/31/2005 by bidz

A collectible with a macabre twist.. where is the James Dean ghost car?

$1M offered for James Dean death car

Museum offers payment for Porsche Spyder in which star died, if someone knows where it is.
Aug 30, 2005

“NEW YORK (CNN/Money) – An Illinois auto museum is offering $1 million for the car in which actor James Dean died in 1955. The car’s whereabouts are currently unknown.

Dean crashed the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder on Sept. 30, 1955 on a California highway. The badly wrecked car was purchased by car customizer George Barris, who created the customized 1949 Mercury that Dean drove in the movie, ‘Rebel Without a Cause.'”

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