RUF announces SCR 2018

At the 88th Geneva International Motor Show, the sports car manufacturer RUF presents their traditional keystones based on today’s trendsetting technology: the new RUF SCR 2018. More power, less weight, more safety features and in addition to this, the peerless presence of a four-litre normally aspirated engine with 510 hp – the new SCR is our characterful answer to the desire for a pure, undiluted driving pleasure in a world without compromises.

A look back in time: the name SCR stands for a 40 year lasting tradition in the history of the brand. The SCR had its premiere in the year 1978 and immediately it impressed the critical experts of the well-known German car magazine Auto Motor und Sport who stated: “Power, everywhere you step!” The published test in the issue #13/1978 was greatly acknowledged in the motoring scene back then.

The original SCR was driven by an engine with six cylinders, 3.2 liter engine displacement and maximum power uprated to 217 hp. The standard engines delivered 180 hp. The SCR carries a large front spoiler with round brake-cooling ducts plus an integrated oil-cooler. At the rear, a whale-tail spoiler was fitted to the engine lid to ensure balanced aerodynamics.

38 years later RUF tied in with this traditional know-how for their well-known, extraordinary performing cars and presented a stunning, new prototype at the 86th International Motor Show in Geneva. This driving machine evolved out of nothing else than the DNA of a species which helped to make the original SCR change the world of sports cars.

This deep feeling of driving pleasure was the motivation to spend another two years of development and testing of the prototype. RUF wanted to create a unique, state-of-the-art, gentleman-driver sports car for those who prefer the soundtrack of a normally-aspirated engine. The result: our brand new “RUF SCR 2018”. The new car has a carbon fibre monocoque chassis and a full carbon fibre body-shell reinforced by an integrated roll cage (IRC). The push-rod suspension on both axles allows the powerful, normally-aspirated 6-cylinder boxer-engine, with a displacement of 4.0 liters, to exploit the car’s potential to the full. Now 510 hp meet less than 1300 kg of weight packaged in an elegant, state-of-the-art carbon fibre suit.

The sports car manufacture RUF is proud to present to you their latest evolution after more than four decades cultivating a tradition for building exciting, safe and pure sporty automobiles: The new RUF SCR 2018. Never forgetting our roots and for 40 years we have stayed loyal to our traditions.

For information on the process to order a RUF SCR 2018, please inquire below.

McLaren 570S - Novice Treatment

There are few cars available that provide the presence, performance and the value of the McLaren 570S. Despite this, as enthusiasts we are always looking for ways to make our cars even more special. Enter Novitec and their spring and wheel spacer offering.

Our experience with Novitec has been solid, installing several of their 458 spring setups on customer vehicles. The 570S lowering option eliminates wheel gap by 30mm while still utilizing all factory dampening and lift configurations.

Novitec spacers add to the vehicle track width, complimenting the lowering springs to provide the perfect look as well as aid in overall performance. The spacers are made of high strength aluminum and anodized for corrosion protection.


The Novitec springs can be found here in our marketplace for order & the spacers can be found here. Please contact us for more information regarding Novitec applications available for your vehicle.

996 Turbo - The Works

Back to our roots: The 996 platform is what started our Porsche fascination at Rstrada in 2002. With the first model nearing 16 years old, an abundance of excellent aftermarket options are available. First off, we installed a Europipe turbo back exhaust to help the car breathe a little better.

After the exhaust, Bilstien PSS10 coilovers, Eibach swaybars and Torque Solution end links were installed to address all handling concerns.

The 996TT also received a minor maintenance overhaul while in the shop. Spark Plugs & coilpacks were replaced along with the stock airfilter - with a BMC high flow version. Minor details were tended to as well: The Brembo calipers were refinished in OEM red along with new pads and rotors to compliment them. The stock 996 turbo twists wheels were stripped, repainted, and new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires were mounted & balanced.

Ferrari F12 - Novitec Treatment

Subtle changes are everything. This 2016 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta came in for Novitec lowering springs & spacers on all four corners. With a drop of 20mm all around & the wheels now filling the gap, it’s not only more aesthetically pleasing, it performs better as well.

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The Novitec springs can be found here in our marketplace for order & the spacers can be found here. Please contact info@Rstrada.com for any installation inquiries.

Scart Exhaust - G-Series

Handmade & hailing from France, the Scart g-series exhaust systems provide the '74-'89 911’s with a melody unlike any other aftermarket exhaust. 4 different pre-muffler options and two sport mufflers setups allow you to completely customize to your specific taste.

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For sheer pitch - the test pipe coupled to the super sound muffler is the loudest option. The 400cell cat matched with the sport sound muffler provides the quietest alternative.

*Please note that test pipes are for off-road/track use only.

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Here are three different set ups we tested at Rstrada. Audio was recorded with an external mic near the muffler outlet & synced with tachometer footage to better show the exact audio level at RPM. Now sit back & enjoy the beautiful flat six symphony.