For decades, Ruf has been taking Porsches well beyond their intended performance levels while still maintaining the same level of mechanical and visual cohesiveness and refinement. Ruf transforms these Porsches so extensively, in fact, using so many of their own components, that the German government classifies Ruf as a full-fledged manufacturer. Not every tuner can say that.
But for the last four years, Ruf has also been building its own supercar, the CTR3. While the overall design differs significantly from that of any production Porsche, its roots are still easy to spot. It was also the first model in the CTR lineage to utilize a mid-engine rather than rear-engine layout. Nevertheless, the supercar game has changed a lot since 2007, so Ruf has sent the 2012 CTR3 back to the gym