RUF tweaked the 3.6-liter flat-6 CTR2 engine by working with titanium connecting rods along with a light-weight flywheel, enabling the stratospheric outputs. A limited-ratio 6-speed guide gearbox is equipped, and the car’s wet excess weight is just 2,807 lbs. All that grunt was set to superior use, even though, as this CTR2 Sport was built to contend in the 1997 Pikes Peak Intercontinental Hill Climb, in which it attained a next-placed end.
Even much more intense modifications more than the CTR2 provided body panels produced from composite components these kinds of as the front fenders, dual rear wings, and the rear decklid, which are all visible in the photos right here. Motorsport-grade parts were being utilized for the thoroughly independent and adjustable suspension. Most impressively, the CTR2 Sport was highway-lawful inspite of also meeting FIA and Pikes Peak laws.