RUF Automobile Limited Edition Book

by Michael Satterfield

RUF Automobile as partnered with publisher Waft to produce a limited edition two-part book titled “RUF” which covers the 37 RUF models created over the company’s 80-year history. The book also covers the driving force behind the brand, Alois Ruf Jr. 

Using archival photography, Waft publishing tells the story in two sections “Alois and Friends” which covers Alois Ruf, the man behind the machines, and “Yellowbird and Friends” which covers the 37 RUF models produced to date. Combined, the two books include 588 pages of content.

Buyers have the choice of “The Limited Edition,” a hardcover version limited to 911 copies, and “The Very Limited and Personalized Edition,” which is finished in authentic Pepita Ruf seat fabric over a hardcover, custom embroidered with the RUF logo and buyer’s name, just 356 copies will be offered.
We are a family business driven by a passion for great cars and lifelong friends. This book captures that passion well and is finished to the same standard as our cars, with quality materials and insightful research and writing. We are honored that Waft put this book together and hope everyone enjoys the stories and history of our brand.
Alois Ruf 

The books are published in English, "The Limited Edition" retails for $310 while the “The Very Limited and Personalized Edition” is $610 both are only available online at and are sure to sell out fast.