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Ruf bringing production CTR Yellow Bird Anniversary and Ruf GT to Geneva

Small firm celebrating 80 years and a lot of speed

Small firm celebrating 80 years and a lot of speed.

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RUF SCR revived at Geneva Motor Show 40 years after the original

It's all proudly wrapped in a Porsche 911 shape.

510 horsepower in a carbon body.

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The RUF Yellow Bird: The inside story on why it flies again

Alois Ruf explains why his company ressurected its icon.

The time was right for an encore.

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2017 RUF CTR: This rare bird won't ride on a Porsche chassis

New iteration breaks new ground to mark 30th anniversary of the Yellowbird.

Last week, we gave you a preview of this car. Well, here it is.

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RUF is bringing something special to Geneva

RUF is already considered a manufacturer, but this will be its first ground-up car.

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Ruf RGT 4.2 offers 518 hp of naturally aspirated power

Ruf brings its own take on naturally aspirated Porsche power to the Geneva Motor Show. Its RGT 4.2 boasts a 4.2-liter flat-six pumping out 518 hp and 369 lb-ft of muscle.

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Ruf Turbo Florio is the Turbo Targa Porsche won't sell you

Want a 911 Targa but with Turbo power? Look no further than the Ruf Turbo Florio, a partial convertible with 621 horsepower and a 205-mph top speed.

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The 2014 Ruf RCT offers rear-drive action with 911 Turbo fun

Ruf has 37 years of experience of turning Porsches into even higher performance machines. For the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, it's unveiling the RCT, or Ruf Carrera Turbo, which offers power to split the difference between Porsche's 911 Turbo and Turbo S models.

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

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

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Ruf gets to work on the 991 Porsche 911, reveals new CTR 3 [w/video]

The all-new 991 variant of the Porsche 911 has only been on sale for a few months, but renowned Porsche tuner Ruf is already hard at work applying its patented blend of power, handling and braking to the latest 911.

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RUF unveiling six new models in Geneva

Porsche fettler RUF is bringing six new products to the Geneva Motor Show, showing off what it has in mind for the 991-model 911. The company announced on its Facebook page that its 300-square-meter stand will showcase the "stunning CT", "rocket RT", "racer RG", "luxury RX", the "grandfather of RUF Turbo cars" as well as a surprise.

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Ruf stretches Porsche Panamera for China

You think the prom limo market in America has a propensity for stretching anything with wheels? Just look at China. Instead of buying larger sedans there, wealthy Chinese buyers have a taste for stretching smaller ones. So while BMW, for example, already offers a larger 7 Series, they've developed a stretched 5 Series for the Chinese market. We thought that a little strange at first, but this one takes the cake.

Porsche buffs go searching for great German beer... deep in the heart of Texas?

A good roadtrip needs a few items for success; great people, interesting destinations and, of course, the right vehicles. We can't vouch for the people on a personal level in this tale, but Autoweek took on a Texas roadtrip and seems to have gotten the ingredients just right. How do six tuned Porsches, 800 miles and four breweries sound? As long as the drinking is done when the driving is finished (which of course it was), then you would be correct to say it sounds like heaven on earth.

RUF Automobile to test three versions of electrified Porsche 911

Porsche isn't the only one electrifying their vehicles. As evidenced by its production plans for ten testers fitted with three different drivetrain configurations, it could be argued that tuning-haus Ruf Automobile GmbH has a deeper development program than the famous German automaker itself.

RUF Automobile to test three versions of electrified Porsche 911

Porsche isn't the only one electrifying their vehicles. As evidenced by its production plans for ten testers fitted with three different drivetrain configurations, it could be argued that tuning-haus Ruf Automobile GmbH has a deeper development program than the famous German automaker itself.

Ruf drops the roof on 911 Targa-inspired Roadster

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Geneva 2010: Ruf RGT-8 is a V8-powered, 550-hp 911

Ruf RGT-8 – Click above for a high-res image gallery

Road and Track tests battery-powered E-Ruf 911

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