Ruf CTR3 in good condition for sale

The Ruf CTR3 is very rare - a very well preserved right hand drive example is now for sale at Art & Revs.

Ruf presented the CTR3 in 2007 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car consists of the front part of a Porsche 911 of the 997 series, a Ruf monocoque as the middle part and a tubular frame designed by Ruf in the rear. The body consists entirely of a carbon-kevlar structure and the engine is based on the unit from the 997 GT2. While the 3.6-liter six-cylinder boxer in the 997 GT2 delivers 530 hp, it is 775 hp in the 1,400-kilogram Ruf CTR3. The driver does the switching work via a sequential six-speed racing gearbox. With a top speed of 380 km/h, the CTR3 is still one of the fastest road cars. By the way, CTR stands for "Group C Turbo Ruf". A Ruf-updated CTR3 is now on sale at Luxembourg specialists Art & Revs.

Major upgrade direct from Ruf

The right-hand drive model for sale is from 2010 and has the chassis number 008. The three previous owners have driven the car a total of 15,000 miles (24,140 km) and according to the experts at Art & Revs excellently maintained. In 2013 its then owner brought the CTR3 back to Ruf for a technical upgrade. This upgrade includes, among other things, a titanium exhaust system, NACA openings in the floor of the engine compartment so that it is better cooled, a dry sump oil tank coated with gold leaf for thermal insulation and a Porsche 997 GT3 RSR front axle with a ten centimeter wider one Track.

Also in 2013, Ruf outfitted this CTR3 with triple-adjustable Öhlins dampers, bespoke springs, a Porsche 997 GT2 Motorsport clutch system and metal-braided brake lines, and a Castrol SRF brake fluid upgrade. The super sports car was previously registered in Great Britain, where it had the number plate "3 CTR". If the new buyer were from the UK again, Art & Revs would help obtain this number plate.

The price for reputation CTR3 is 750,000 euros .


The Ruf CTR3 is a super sports car designed and built in Germany. Many parts come from the high-performance versions of the Porsche 911 of the 997 series, but a large part of the vehicle comes from Pfaffenhausen in Bavaria in Upper Swabia - Ruf's homeland. Ruf engineers have made the CTR3 1,400 kilograms light, 775 hp and a top speed of 380 km/h. In total, Ruf has only built 29 CTR3s - the right-hand drive example, VIN 008, is now for sale at Art & Revs.


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