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Car and Driver drives Ruf's legendary Yellowbird, new CTR 3

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jun 13th, 2012 at 12:30PM

There are so many tuners and so little time given to historical research that we tend to dismiss a fettled car with "Oh, another one...". German speed merchant Ruf actually is different: it's actually classified as a manufacturer, not a tuner, it's been in business since 1939, and it began working on Porsche models with a 1963 Porsche 356. Ruf also made an indelible mark with its 1987 CTR Yellowbird, based on the standard Porsche 911 Carrera but then taken to infinity and beyond with lightweight body panels, an RS interior, and a twin-turbocharged 3.4-liter flat-six doling out a claimed 469... Read More

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