Audi has made significant gains in reducing the whole-life impact on the environment of its latest high-tech sports car.
Automotive supercomputer meets state-of-the-art sports car in the all-new Audi TT, which is available to order in the UK from today priced from £29,770 OTR ahead of first deliveries in December.
The Audi TT offroad concept breaks the mould, combining the visual and dynamic appeal of a coupe with the practicality and adaptability of a compact SUV.
Reformulated visually, technologically and dynamically, the all-new Audi TT Coupe and 310PS TTS Coupe are ready to take centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show.
At next month’s Geneva Motor Show Audi will pull the wraps from a completely new iteration of the compact sports car that tore up the rulebook and changed the course of design in its class at its 1998 launch. For the third generation of the iconic TT, the designers have reinterpreted a host of ideas from that first, game-changing template.
The most iconic Audi sports car ever that rapidly shot to stardom at its 1998 debut and has consistently shone ever since has now been delivered to over 500,000 customers Worldwide.
Audi engineers are waging war on excess weight, and their latest victory is a TT 2.0 TFSI Coupe which has shed an incredible 300kg and gained a power upgrade to 310PS, giving it a 4.2-second 0-62mph sprint time and a top speed of over 170mph.
The big noise in the Audi TT range this week is the new Amplified Black specification, which is now available as an optional extra for all TT Coupé and Roadster Black Edition models.
Audi has just loosened the leash on the already extreme TT RS to create the new TT RS plus, an even more focused version of the high performance sports car with a new, autobahn-devouring 174mph top speed, increases in power and torque to 360PS and 465Nm and an equipment upgrade.
Audi scooped three category wins at the prestigious What Car? Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane.
The route to ownership of the consistently sought-after Audi TT Coupe becomes even easier from this week as new 1.8 TFSI models bring an outstanding combination of performance, efficiency and cost effectiveness to the range.
Filtration specialist Pipercross has released a superb new panel filter kit for the much vaunted TT flagship, the RS. The 174 mph supercar baiter really responds well to breathing modifications, and the latest Pipercross design offers improved airflow and performance, without infringing the factory warranty.
Boasting a five cylinder, 2.5-litre turbocharged direct injection TFSI engine and trademark Quattro four wheel drive system, the 335 bhp Audi TT RS is the most powerful TT yet.
Audi designers and engineers have risen to the unenviable challenge of enhancing the celebrated TT for the 2011 Model Year, creating a new generation model that combines measured yet distinct styling refinements with efficiency boosting technology, including a newly adopted 2.0-litre TFSI engine, which improves fuel economy by up to 14 per cent.
In its latest display of ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ Audi is set to return to a venue synonymous with its past motorsport successes when a “driverless” TTS Coupe quattro tackles the infamous Pikes Peak Hill Climb in the USA.
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