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    RUF SCR-2018

    Looks very cool (and expensive):

    https://jalopnik.com/the-ruf-scr-2018-is-a-510-hp-carbon-fiber-porsche-looka-1823543830

    https://ruf-automobile.de/en/modell/ruf-scr/

     


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi

     


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    A little more detail here (pretty awful interior):

    https://www.autoblog.com/2018/03/06/ruf-scr-geneva-porsche-911/#slide-7264685


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    Grant:

     (pretty awful interior):

    eek.gif Smiley does it come with an alcantara matching suit to were with it as well? Smiley


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Carlos from Spain:
    Grant:

     (pretty awful interior):

    eek.gif Smiley does it come with an alcantara matching suit to were with it as well? Smiley

    Smiley


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    don't like interior alcantara, but the car is supper cool


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    Oh man, that interior enlightened


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    I gladly take front headlights for mine smiley


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    RUF is still cool, but I think Singer is even cooler...

    Smiley


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    Boxster Coupe GTS:

    RUF is still cool, but I think Singer is even cooler...

    I still prefer to have ruf's headlight SmileySmileySmiley, but yea, this coming singer is beauty specially with that engine.yummySmiley


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    In the past, i was getting very excited about RUF products but now? Hmm...maybe I'm getting old. 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Sorry, RUF's performance might be awesome, I think their design is horrible... no refinement whatsoever... yes
    Singer on the other hand; kiss


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Joost:

    Sorry, RUF's performance might be awesome, I think their design is horrible... no refinement whatsoever... yes
    Singer on the other hand; kiss

    I think the CTR2017 revealed at last year’s Geneva show would be an excellent step-brother for a Singer Smiley.

     


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    kiss


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    crayphile:
    Joost:

    Sorry, RUF's performance might be awesome, I think their design is horrible... no refinement whatsoever... yes
    Singer on the other hand; kiss

    I think the CTR2017 revealed at last year’s Geneva show would be an excellent step-brother for a Singer Smiley.

     

    Do you need to tell us something?


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Carlos from Spain:
    Grant:

     (pretty awful interior):

    eek.gif Smiley does it come with an alcantara matching suit to were with it as well? Smiley

    That picture is most certainly short with the use of a flash light. It doesn’t look that bold in reality.

     


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    crayphile:
    Joost:

    Sorry, RUF's performance might be awesome, I think their design is horrible... no refinement whatsoever... yes
    Singer on the other hand; kiss

    I think the CTR2017 revealed at last year’s Geneva show would be an excellent step-brother for a Singer Smiley.

     

    Oh mate, like Frank said: "Do you need to tell us something?" SmileySmiley
    I guess you're right, it would be excellent. However, the modern RUFs have never appealed to me like Singer has... for one reason or another, it seems like RUF approached it the "German" way: they just made it better, where Singer took the "Italian" approach by making it more desirable...


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Love the older Ruf's. This one, not so much...


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    rhino:

    Love the older Ruf's. This one, not so much...

    I love this one too (but with leather interior)


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    15204635984502017-ruf-ctr.jpgThey'll probably grow on me. I'm already starting to like this one


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Joost:
    crayphile:
    Joost:

    Sorry, RUF's performance might be awesome, I think their design is horrible... no refinement whatsoever... yes
    Singer on the other hand; kiss

    I think the CTR2017 revealed at last year’s Geneva show would be an excellent step-brother for a Singer Smiley.

     

    Oh mate, like Frank said: "Do you need to tell us something?" SmileySmiley
    I guess you're right, it would be excellent. However, the modern RUFs have never appealed to me like Singer has... for one reason or another, it seems like RUF approached it the "German" way: they just made it better, where Singer took the "Italian" approach by making it more desirable...

    I think you have summarised it well. That's exactly the contrast that appealed to me. The beauty, obsessive attention to detail, and design flair of Rob Dickinson versus the ruthless pursuit of power and speed from Alois Ruf with the original Yellowbird and now the CTR2017. Air cooled purity versus its successor plus turbocharging.


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    rhino:

    They'll probably grow on me. I'm already starting to like this one

    This view is better:

    1520464619974images.jpeg


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    Great anglekiss


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    gwl4mp5ahu4besceku60ruf.png


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Ferdie:
    Carlos from Spain:
    Grant:

     (pretty awful interior):

    eek.gif Smiley does it come with an alcantara matching suit to were with it as well? Smiley

    That picture is most certainly short with the use of a flash light. It doesn’t look that bold in reality.

     

    Agreed  - it looked much less offensive in person, though the shape of the Pepete cut out is still odd.


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Well, it looks even worse in reality !angel


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Does anyone know how much the 4.1L motor in this thing costs? Do they do that alone, or do you have to buy the car/engine as a package? 


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Ramin:

    Does anyone know how much the 4.1L motor in this thing costs? Do they do that alone, or do you have to buy the car/engine as a package? 

    The website says it's 4.0L.  If I had to guess, I would say this is just a GT3 or GT3 RS crate motor provided by Porsche.  HP and Nm are about the same and easier to buy one than make one (particularly given the small production numbers).

    In fact, I am not even sure that there is any physical difference between GT3 and RS motors.  I bet the only difference is the plumbing into and out of the motor and the ECU tune.


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    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Sorry, 4.0L. 

    Catchpole, in his Carfection video coverage of Geneva mentioned its Mezger motor [link below]. Hence my interest.

    There are some shops that are doing engine builds in my area, but they are asking US$40k+. Curious what a RUF or Manthy motor would cost. 

    https://youtu.be/g1URRmmapWQ?t=8m20s


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    Ramin:

    Sorry, 4.0L. 

    Catchpole, in his Carfection video coverage of Geneva mentioned its Mezger motor [link below]. Hence my interest.

    There are some shops that are doing engine builds in my area, but they are asking US$40k+. Curious what a RUF or Manthy motor would cost. 

    https://youtu.be/g1URRmmapWQ?t=8m20s

    Ah, interesting.  So, if it's not a crate motor from a 997 GT3 RS 4.0 then it probably is a custom build with Individual Throttle bodies (much better than the Standard fare from Porsche). 

    Pretty sure that $40k will not come close to buying a motor like I described above.  These guys in Oregon build motors that are capable of the specs above and would likely cost $60k or more:

    http://www.rothsport.com/Products/Engine/Fuel-Injection-Systems/FI-Systems.htm

    Are you in Western or Eastern Canada?  If Vancouver area, not too far from Oregon...


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi

     


    Re: RUF SCR-2018

    I'm in Vancouver. 

    The prices I'm getting are not for anything super special. But I'm only starting to ask around as was waiting for a 991.2 allocation and did not end up with one. So considering keeping the 3.8L for life and having some fun with it. Maybe a 4.0L with about 500 hp. But would need to be very reliable. I semi-daily this car and drive it to and from the track. Like, factory reliable [minus the engine fires, backed out bolts, coolant lines...  ].

    Was under the impression that Rothsport was mostly air-cooled. Visited them one in my 930 days and they were very nice. Dundon is sort of local to me. But I don't know anyone with first hand experience with them. 


     
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