RUF CTR ‘Yellowbird’ – part 2

As promised, here is a longer clip featuring “Yellowbird”, otherwise known as the RUF CTR (see below for the clip). In 2005, when John Hennessey tested the car for Road & Track‘s Thunder Road feature, he said: “That thing’s a blast. It accelerates hard. It’s a real old-school car with a lot of torque and […]

RUF CTR ‘Yellowbird’ – part 1

The RUF CTR, based on the 1987 model Porsche 911 Turbo, was probably the first of their wild creations to gain worldwide notoriety. Due in part, of course, to the extreme video footage of the car lapping the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit with power slides on virtually every corner. Having a top speed in excess […]