Category: Porsche

James Dean gives a thumbs-up sign from his Porsche 550 Spyder, the Little Bastard, while parked on Vine Street in Hollywood.

Dean, who had taken up racing the year before, owned the car only nine days when he lost his life in a fatal highway accident while driving the Porsche to a Salinas race. 1955  – Ph. Bettmann

Janis Joplin photographed by Jim Marshall

with her

1965 Porsche 356c Cabriolet

outside the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, 1968.

Her car was painted by Dave Richards,

roadie

for Big Brother and the Holding Company.