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jackal

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11,093 posts

175 months

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OlberJ

14,042 posts

126 months

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oooh ya bastirt. My loins hurt.

cloud9 I'm no fan of turbo cars but that's something else. Simply brilliant.

ChrisW.

1,966 posts

148 months

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Are they really now worth this kind of money ??

In terms of speed, they are very driver dependent smile

DanH

12,287 posts

153 months

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ChrisW. said:
Are they really now worth this kind of money ??
No.

Love them though. Proper character.

LaurasOtherHalf

9,314 posts

89 months

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I'd say that's a fair price these days actually.

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tonto1

266 posts

95 months

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Does it get any better than that?? Would be at the top of my list.

Wozy68

3,617 posts

63 months

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tonto1 said:
Does it get any better than that?? Would be at the top of my list.
Blimey after watching the clip at the Nurburgring, I'm glad I haven't the money for it. The damn thing was fighting for the armco on the straights let alone the corners. If that was down to the massive power, then they can keep it.
It looked like they'd sprayed the rears with oil before letting her out on track.
It just looked very hard work and not much fun after a while.

graemel

5,111 posts

110 months

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Wozy68 said:
tonto1 said:
Does it get any better than that?? Would be at the top of my list.
Blimey after watching the clip at the Nurburgring, I'm glad I haven't the money for it. The damn thing was fighting for the armco on the straights let alone the corners. If that was down to the massive power, then they can keep it.
It looked like they'd sprayed the rears with oil before letting her out on track.
It just looked very hard work and not much fun after a while.
Stefan Roser the Ruf test driver had the back end deliberately set up loose for show boating. Massive slides at big mph with lots of tyre smoke. That said they would still be quite a handful with all that power in a narrow body. It's always been on my list of 911's to own. Awesome machine smile

jackal

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11,093 posts

175 months

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spa in 2005 ... one of my fave 911's ive ever senn in the flesh

really nice owner, told me that the car was a big handful even without the max power switch engaged



(you can see my crashed R500 in the background weeping )

Old Trout

1,582 posts

68 months

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I love the instantaneous switch from understeer to oversteer to understeer!! Now that is some trick.


There was a CTR at Elvington for Ten of the Best a few years ago - top speed runs were incredible - it was simply so fast!

David Hype

2,274 posts

145 months

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jackal said:
Awsome machine! It still looks great today too.

Nice clean, simple, plain lines and even in that colour, it doesnt shout $257K at you... thumbup

freedman

4,236 posts

100 months

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Seems rather expensive when this one went for about 70k 3 or so yesr aago, afyer sitting in a South London show room for months on end

http://www.911box.co.uk/Porsche%20911%20RUF%20CTR%...


AdamT

2,756 posts

145 months

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Old Trout said:
I love the instantaneous switch from understeer to oversteer to understeer!! Now that is some trick.


There was a CTR at Elvington for Ten of the Best a few years ago - top speed runs were incredible - it was simply so fast!
Thanks very much. That was me smile

Yellowbirds are a lot of fun and a lot of fun to drive. They have a real lightness and balance, the engine is very smooth too. Obviously if you take the pi$$ it'll throw you off the road.

The only thing I would like on the car is abs.


AdamT

2,756 posts

145 months

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Old Trout said:
I love the instantaneous switch from understeer to oversteer to understeer!! Now that is some trick.


There was a CTR at Elvington for Ten of the Best a few years ago - top speed runs were incredible - it was simply so fast!
Thanks very much. That was me smile

Yellowbirds are a lot of fun and a lot of fun to drive. They have a real lightness and balance, the engine is very smooth too. Obviously if you take the pi$$ it'll throw you off the road.

The only thing I would like on the car is abs.


RatBoy M3CSL

1,466 posts

89 months

Old Trout

1,582 posts

68 months

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Hi Adam,

I seem to remember traction was limiting your 1/4 mile times!!! Your standing mile was very competitive.



It tried driving a CTR around the 'Ring in Grand Turismo - could never complete the lap - it was like driving on ice in slicks! wink

Al W

583 posts

120 months

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CTR on track with GT3 etc here. It seems to hold its own...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLCtEiHVHPE

Mr Fix It

407 posts

161 months

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Quick!!!

Mousem40

1,199 posts

110 months

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Not just out-accelerating them but out breaking them too!

madala

4,934 posts

91 months

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Sweet jasus.....even in the dry that car looked a handful to keep on the black stuff in the video on the e-bay for sale site.
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