German tuner RUF has unveiled the Rt 12 R at the Geneva motor show - based on the Porsche 911.
Here the 3.8 liter Boxer engine gets a twin-turbo for a serious increase in power to 730 PS (537 kW / 720 bhp) and 940 Nm of torque (693 lb-ft). Gearbox is a six-speed manual for the transmission of power to the all-wheel drive system, with an optional rear-drive only setting. There's also an adjustable suspension.
Top speed is 370 km/h (230 mph).
On the outside RUF details this racer with carbon components including a rear spoiler, bonnet and front mudguards. Also part of the outfitting are lightweight doors made of aluminum and side and rear windows out of plastic. Optional is the carbon roof.
Total curb weight on the model is 1495 kg (3295 lbs).
The Rt 12 R comes with forged aluminum wheels with central locking in dimensions 9J x 19-inch at the front and 12J x 19-inch at the rear. Tires are Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 245/35 ZR 19 and 325/30 ZR 19, front and back, respectively. Brakes are ceramic with 380 mm discs at the front and 350 mm ones at the back.
On the inside are carbon bucket seats and a headliner integrated roll cage with cross brace (IRC).
The price tag on the Rt 12 R reads €279,000, not including VAT.
The Rt 12 family has grown.
RUF presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2011 (03 - 13 March), the brand new Rt 12 R. The twin-turbo boxer engine with 3.8 liter engine provides 537 kW (730 hp) with maximum torque of 940 Nm. Power is transmitted via a six-speed manual transmission, four-wheel drive provides maximum driving dynamics. The weight-optimized R, with details of the racing, is ideal for racing. The suspension is adjustable.
Carbon rear spoiler
Lightweight front mudguard with carbon
Lightweight aluminum doors with door panels
Rear and side windows made of plastic
Carbon bucket seats
In the headliner integrated roll cage with cross brace (IRC)
Ceramic brakes, front disc diameter 380 mm, rear 350 mm
Forged aluminum wheels with central locking, front 9J x 19, Rear 12J x 19
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup, front 245/35 ZR 19, rear 325/30 ZR 19
Six-cylinder bi-turbo boxer engine
Capacity 3.8 l
Power 537 kW (730 hp) at 7,000 rpm
Maximum torque 940 Nm at 3,500 rpm
Six-speed manual transmission
Four-wheel drive (rear wheel drive optional)
Maximum speed of 370 km / h
Kerb weight DIN 1495 kg
Price: 279.000,00 € (plus VAT)