RUF Rt 12 presents the new R in Geneva

RUF tunes the 3.8 liter Boxer engine of the Porsche 911 with a twin-turbo good for an output of 730 PS (537 kW / 720 bhp) and 940 Nm of torque (693 lb-ft).

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.

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Motor show Geneva Motor Show
Automaker Porsche
Article type Tuners
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