Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs CTR³ Clubsport

0-60mph

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
CTR³ Clubsport
229 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 3,746 cc More than 70% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 3,086 lb More than 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of Ruf CTR³ Clubsport

Reasons to consider the
Ruf CTR³ Clubsport

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Significantly more torque 708 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM More than 65% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $420k vs $150k More than 2.8x more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
CTR³ Clubsport 
Brand Ultima Ruf
Price 150,000 420,000
Year 2000 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 4.17 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 740 HP @ 7,100 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 708 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 3,746 cc
Cylinders V8 Flat 6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 9.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 4.02 in / 3.01 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
CTR³ Clubsport 
Top speed 234 mph 229 mph
0-60mph 3.3 s 3.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 483/? 216
Rear wheels 457/? 343 508/? 318

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 3,086 lb
Width 72.8 in 76.5 in
Height 42.1 in 47.2 in
Length 157.5 in 175 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.3 in
Ultima GTR
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Ruf CTR³ Clubsport
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