The ex-UK RUF demonstrator,1993 RUF RCT Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165

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Lot 214
The ex-UK RUF demonstrator
1993 RUF RCT Coupé
Registration no. K347 PTR Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165

£ 190,000 - 220,000
US$ 260,000 - 300,000
The ex-UK RUF demonstrator
1993 RUF RCT Coupé
Registration no. K347 PTR
Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165
*Ruf RCT conversion
*First UK Ruf RCT demonstrator
*Featured in 911 & Porsche World magazine
*Circa 60,000 miles from new

Footnotes

  • From a tuner and modifier of Porsches, Alois Ruf graduated into automobile manufacturer, being awarded that status in 1981 by the German Automobile Manufacturers Association. The first group of Ruf-designated cars was constructed in the 1980s. Ruf's favoured Porsche 911 was the basis for the trio and that model has continued to constitute the bulk of the factory's output.

    The RCT (Ruf Carrera Turbo) offered here has a unique history. It started life as a right-hand drive Carrera 2 coupé finished in Midnight Blue Pearl with grey leather interior and equipped with air conditioning, a Blaupunkt audio system, and an electric sunroof. It was delivered new to Chiswick Garage in July 1993, but was quickly repatriated to Ruf's manufacturing facility to be fitted with the turbocharged RCT engine rated at 370bhp, some 10 horsepower more than the stock Type 964 3.6 Turbo. In addition the car received other RCT upgrades including a Ruf six-speed manual gearbox; bespoke Speedline alloy wheels; improved suspension; Ruf exhaust system; and an aerodynamic package that included a front spoiler and a large rear wing.

    Although privately owned, the car was built to be Ruf Automobile GB Ltd's first demonstrator and made its public debut at the 1994 Porsche Meet at Donington Park. The car was featured shortly thereafter in the September/October 1994 issue of 911 & Porsche World. In that issue (copy on file) the tester noted that the Ruf RCT was better suited to British back roads than Porsche's own Carrera RS. Since then, 'K347 PTR' has covered a little over 60,000 miles. In 2000, at around 51,000 miles, the car was treated to an engine rebuild by Porsche specialists GT One Ltd. It further benefits from an anti-stone-chip wrap to the front and is shod with a new set of the recommended Michelin Pilot Sport tyres.

    This collectible modern Porsche is in amazing condition and still has that 'new car' smell. It comes complete with its original spare tyre, jack, and tool kit, while the original order specifications from Porsche AG are on file. The latter also contains 16 MoT certificates dating back to June 1996; the service booklet (stamped 17 times); its original owner's manual; a Porsche maintenance booklet; and bills dating back to the car's delivery.
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The ex-UK RUF demonstrator,1993 RUF RCT Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165
The ex-UK RUF demonstrator,1993 RUF RCT Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165
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The ex-UK RUF demonstrator,1993 RUF RCT Coupé  Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS400165
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