RUF Roadster 3.8 is a Retro Masterpiece

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The tuning world has spread its area of covered vehicles far beyond what was believed to be the limit in the past, offering reinterpretations for virtually all kinds of vehicles.

However, there will always be certain cars that will have a special place in tuners' hearts. One of these vehicles is the Porsche 911. The rear-engined coupe has received an infinite number of modified incarnations over the years and the number keeps growing at an astonishing pace.

As you’d expect, some 911 modification packages are more special than others. We were recently searching for a fresh kit that comes with something different and now we’ve found it. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the RUF Roadster 3.8.

The design of the vehicle’s top is inspired from that of the early generations of the Porsche 911 Targa. We are talking about the Targa models belonging to the 901 and 930 generations.
The vehicle uses interesting solutions for the roof and rear window. The roof uses a two-piece (removable) layout, while the rear window is made of flexible plastic.

This means that the user can choose between multiple configurations: fully enclosed, fully open, with a closed roof and no back window, or open roof and closed rear window. In addition to that, the two sections of the roof can be removed independently.

The German-built, German-modified Coupe is powered by a 3.8 liter six-cylinder Boxer unit that delivers 400 hp at 6,600 rpm. This allows it to deal with the 0 to 62 mph sprint in 4.6 seconds and offer a top speed of 183 mph (295 km/h), while returning a combined fuel efficiency of 22 mpg (10.7 liters per 100 km).
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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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