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 |  Mar 07 2011, 5:43 PM


RUF has produced some of the world’s finest modified Porsche variants for as long as we can remember. Their newest rendition was on display at the Geneva Motor Show and showed just how proficient RUF has become with modifying Porsches to perfection. The RUF Rt 12 R is based on the 911 Turbo, but instead of the factory 500-hp and 516 ft-lbs of torque, RUF takes it to new heights with 730-hp and 693 ft-lbs of torque.

RUF doesn’t just focus on the performance of the 911 Turbo however, the Rt 12 R has also been overhauled with carbon fiber fenders, hood, luggage cover, seats and optional roof. To further shed some unwanted pounds, the side and rear windows have been swapped in with plastic counterparts to the factory glass. RUF has already claimed an impressive 230-mph top speed in the Rt 12 R.

Located on all four corners are lightweight, forged aluminum center-locking wheels sporting a staggered 19-inch setup.

Official press release available after the break.



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