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RUF Rt 12 R Porsche 911

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The legendary Porsche tuner RUF, who’s been suspiciously quiet recently, showed up at the 2011 Geneva International Motorshow with the new Rt 12 R Porsche 911. Want some figures? 730 bhp, 950 Nm of torque and 370 m/h top speed!

Those numbers alone are enough reason for you to start thinking of ways how to raise 279,000.00 Euro asking price for this beast. Even the rather dull exterior, gold paint job and the pointless stripe won’t be able to put you off.

RUF 911s have always been very interesting, but they’re not cars for posers. If you want a tuned Porsche just for showing off, go get a Hamann. RUF cars are for keen drivers who are capable of manhandling these untamed monsters which to be honest feel more at home on the race tracks than public roads! You make the slightest mistake, it’ll kill you.

Check out the car’s technical specs for some more nerdilicious facts:

Coupé form
Carbon-Fibre rear spoiler
Lightweight front with carbon fibre wings
Carbon fibre front luggage cover
Optional carbon roof
Aluminium doors with lightweight interior fittings
Synthetic side and rear windows
Carbon bucket seats
Rollcage and crossbar integrated into the interior paneling (IRC)
Ceramic brakes, disc diameter 380 mm front, 350 mm rear
Forged aluminium wheels with central locking nut, 9J x 19 front, 12J x 19 rear
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tyres, 245/35 ZR 19 front, 325/30 ZR 19 rear

6 cylinder bi-turbo boxer engine
Displacement 3.8 l
Maximum power 537 kW (730 bhp) at 7,000 rpm
Maximum torque 940 Nm at 3,500 rpm
6 speed manual gearbox
4WD standard, rear while drive only available as option
Top speed over 370 km/h
Dry weight (DIN) 1,495 kg

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