Three Different Visions for the Ultimate Porsche 911

RUF, Gunther Werks, and Singer all love the Porsche 911. Here's what happens when you give each a 911 and tell them to go nuts.

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RUF, Gunther Werks, and Singer are very different companies, but all three have one thing in common: the Porsche 911. Each has based its greatest cars off of Porsche's rear-engine platform, and each has a different idea of what would make the ultimate version of Porsche's iconic creation.

At this year's Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, each brand presented its vision for the ultimate rear-engined sports car.

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Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer DLS

Singer's vision of the ultimate 911 is 964-based, has the four-valve head Porsche wouldn't build, and is just downright gorgeous.

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It's a scenario where design and engineering live together in perfect harmony. We've driven it briefly, and it lives up to the hype.

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RUF CTR

The RUF CTR might look like an air-cooled 911, but it's a bespoke carbon chassis with a water-cooled engine making 700ish horsepower.

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RUF has been doing this for decades, and this newest car is a tribute to the Yellowbird, arguably the company's most famous creation ever, as well as the most famous 911 ever.

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This is the new Yellowbird.

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This is the old one. Look familiar?

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Gunther Werks 400R

The only car here based on a 993 chassis, the 400R has an all-carbon body and a naturally aspirated engine making 430 horsepower. It's gorgeous.

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