The RUF Rt 12 S is a rear-engined, Porsche 911 (997)-based supercar that is a higher-end version of the RUF Rt 12.
The RUF Rt 12 S, based on the Porsche 911 Turbo S (997), is a rear-engined supercar that is powered by a 3.6L (3,600 cc) twin-turbocharged boxer-6 Porsche M96/70S engine. The engine produces 676 hp (504 kW) and 649 ft·lb (880 N·m) of torque. The RUF Rt 12 S has its engine placed in the rear and has its power delivered to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission.
The Rt 12 S has a RUF-designed rollcage integrated in the ceiling as standard. On the front of the car, there are separate LED alternative lights for the position light and turn signals. At the rear, a carbon rear wing with air ducts which are integrated into the widened rear fenders complete the Rt 12 S's appearance, along with exterior mirrors from the RUF CTR 3.
The Rt 12 S has forged 19 inch light alloy wheels in the front and in the rear. Behind them, it is possible to see the ceramic brake discs of this high performance brake system. The chassis and the aerodynamics are tuned to a maximum speed of 224 mph (360 km/h). Optionally, RUF can deliver a height adjustable front axle which hydraulically offers 50 mm more chassis clearance by pushing a button for passing basement garages and higher curbs easily.
The RUF RT 12 S (RUF Rt 12 S) is the only Tier 7 vehicle available by default. It has a higher top speed than the Ferrari 288 GTO and Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, but suffers from weak nitro, as it has the same nitro power as the Aventador. However, it has the better efficiency as its competitor, at 1.30% versus 1.20%.
The RUF RT 12 S (RUF Rt 12 S) was the highest-ranked of the original Class A cars, though not the highest performing, due to its heavily emphasized top speed statistic.
The RT 12 S can be described as a downgraded Class A version of its Class S cousin, the RUF CTR 3, though it unusually has a higher purchase price than the CTR 3. Compared to the CTR 3, the RT 12 S features slightly lower acceleration, handling, drifting, and nitro statistics. The RT 12 S also has a slightly worse nitro efficiency and an identical raw top speed statistic when compared to the CTR 3. Unlike the CTR 3, the RT 12 S doesn't possess a negative Speed Modifier.
Compared to other Class A cars, the RT 12 S is an underperformer. It has high raw top speed and total top speed, but this is offset by its low Tuning Kit bonus. Other flaws of the RT 12 S include extremely poor nitro efficiency (10/15/20) and acceleration statistics. The RT 12 S cannot compete with the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento, just as the RUF CTR 3 cannot compete with the Lamborghini Veneno.
The only feature of the RT 12 S that stands out, apart from its high raw top speed, is its very good handling, which is similar to but slightly inferior to the CTR 3's handling. However, the RT 12 S' drifting is inferior to the CTR 3's drifting.
The RT 12 S takes approximately 6 seconds to "triple-tap" launch from its minimum to maximum speed (+Nitro Starter -Tuning Kit).
The RT 12 S is only useful for Career Mode, as a source of and as a source of a Free Class A Upgrade from its tenth Mastery challenge. The RT 12 S is found in 2 collections: Euro Aces and German Steel.
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The RT 12 S requires 8 Mid-Tech cards, 4 Advanced-Tech cards and 8 F6 Engine cards in its PRO upgrades.
After the Porsche Update, the RT 12 S was not available for purchase. Prior to the aforementioned update, the RT 12 S and all other Porsche-derived cars were given away via multi-stage TLEs.
The RUF RT 12 S appears as a Tier 4 car. It costs 950 gold, making this car the only gold-based car in its tier. It is also a prerequisite for the last restriction race of its tier. The RT 12 S is higher-ranked than the Ferrari 458 Italia.