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Old 20th May 2004, 00:21   #1
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Ruf Automobile GmbH from Pfaffanhausen, announces the arrival of the "Ruf RGT/RS".

The RUF RGT/RS provides a higher level of performance for the enthusiast preferring non-turbocharged power. Built in the spirit of the legendary 1973 911 Carrera RS (!!!) light weight, the RGT/RS combines reduced weight of 1227kg and increased power of 395hp, with a top speed above 190mph and 0-62 in the lows 4 second range.

A limited series of 35 identical RGT/RS will be built to Ruf Specifications only.

- Cost: $176,000 (By comparison the GT2 costs about $190,000)
- 12 colors offered - the ones that were used in the IROC (International Race of Champions) racing series in 1973. Each color was used to represent a country - the blue is MExico Blue.
Yellowbird Yellow (Bluttengelb) 10 cars
Tangerine (Bluttorange) 3 cars
Mexico Blue 2 cars
Viper Greeen 1 car
Grand prix White 3 cars
Guards Red 3 cars
Gulf Blue 2 cars
Gulf Orange 1 car
Black 4 cars
Silver 4 cars
Nato Green 1 car
Signal Orange 1 car

- Reinforce lightweight chassis
- Amber carbon fiber/kevlar doors, hood, deck lid with exposed carbon Kevlar.
- the ducktail pays homage to the '73 Carrera RS
- Weight loss primarily due to: carbon-fiber hood, carbon-fiber doors, forged Ruf wheels, Recaro racing seats with 6 point schroth harnesses.
- C4S style fenders and sills
- Ruf designed bumper
- Ruf Recaro bucket seats in black leather with matt amber Kevlar with interchangeable cushions
- Engine 3600cc, flat six, water cooled
- Max Power 395bhp @ 7500
- Max Torque 297lb @ 5000rpm 407Nm
- Transmission Six speed manual, dual mass flywheel (single mass available upon request)
- Suspension Ruf adjustable suspension
- Brakes Brembo Six piston 330" rear, 350" front perforated and inner ventilated
- ABS
- Wheels 8.5J X 18 with 235/40 ZR18
- 11J X 18 with 295/30 ZR18
- Performance 198mph/318kmph
- 0-62 4.246
- Car weighs 2705 lb v/s 3043 lb for the regular GT3
definitely one for the purists, NA and lighter then original, one can only wonder what it would be like to drive.
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Yumm P-head

if that is what RUF has in mind, then i think Porsche should seriously reconsider their GT line-up. Smack in the middle of the GT3 and GT2, this car should be able to give both a real tough time. BTW did u know, RUF is registered in Germany as a car manufacturer? Strange, since DC doesnt get that kind of recognition back home.

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it's definitely going to give the GT3 a run for its money, the GT2 i'm not sure, especially since this year it gets a power hike to 483 bhp. but there is such a fine line between a car that makes 400 bhp and one that makes 450 and another one that makes 500 bhp. there is no way you can exploit the full potential unless on a race track, where i think the GT2, will kick some butt. especially with the PCCB. but then most people wouldn't mind going in for the RUF, i know i wouldn't. looks much better with the GT2 too. especially since it harks back to the Carrera RS, it automatically earns brownie points from me.

coming to RUF being a manufacturer, reminds me of the discussion i had with rehaan the other day, about tuners replacing the company monikers with their own. i support that, these international tuning companies put an amazing amount of work into their cars and deserve it. DC, well the lesser said the better.
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Does anyone besides me think the colour needs a change??
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Does anyone besides me think the colour needs a change??
sometimes pal, there is a little more to it then aesthetics.
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A colour like that? hmm then id rather stick to aesthetics!

anyways who cars we're talkin abt car and its performance so just ignore my colour comments
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