Audi announced the soon release of high-performance version of its TT sportscoupe which will traditionally get RS designation. Photos of the pre-production prototypes has already available, and according to rumors, undergo tests in public roads and on a racetrack. The RS version is expected to have a pretty exotic powertrain – inline 5-cylinder engine with a turbocharger. This might set TT performance closer to supercars. Photospies captured on photo and video test mule, under which is hidden and the updated Audi TT RS.
Visually, the new product is an upgraded exhaust system and reduced ground clearance. According to the developers, this model of a charged version of the 2017 Audi TT will receive an updated aerodynamic package, the development of which was carried out with the use of computer technology. New front and rear bumper add coupe aggressive and will allow at a glance to determine the sports version of the car.
There is no information about the date of the start of sales of new modification of Audi TT. We only know that the novelty will appear in dealer showrooms only in 2017. Simultaneously with the world debut of the new version of the coupe charged and will appear in the showrooms of dealers in the United States.
2017 Audi TT release date: 2017
What ever the cost of Audi TT RS information to date, no. Judging on the previous generation of the charged version, it was estimated at 15 thousand euros more expensive than the base model Audi TT. It may be similar to the price level will continue with a new modification of the TT RS.
Update: The RS version hasn’t already released in the US market, the estimated price is $60,000. To the US market Audi TT RS is promised to come in the middle of 2017.
Agressive and Agile
Outside view of the new coupe charged and if change is insignificant. Reload aerodynamic package would help to give the car a sporty and dynamic appearance. Redesigned front headlamps, which get improved LED-optics. This will improve the safety of vehicle control in the dark. There will also be forges in the hood area, which will allow to easily determine an updated sports modification.
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More Like a Cockpit
There are no radical updates to the interior of the new cars should not be expected. new variants of colors and upgraded interior design sports seats should appear. While the instrument panel, center console and automatic transmission selector rocker would remain unchanged. It must be said that the quality of the materials used in the decoration and vehicle ergonomics even in the basic version is on top.
According to unconfirmed information, the new sports coupe 2017 Audi TT RS will get a turbocharged five-cylinder engine, which amounts to 2.5 liters. This power unit Audi has developed over several years and have used it in the most advanced technologies. With such relatively small engine power, it managed to remove 400 horsepower, providing lightweight coupe Audi TT RS a real whirlwind acceleration.
Before hundreds of new Audi TT RS will be dispersed in less than 4 seconds and a top speed of 280 kilometers per hour. The use of multiple automatic control system and traction control will improve the dynamic and positive impact on the safety performance of the car. We can say with confidence that this charged version of the Audi TT will not lose in speed the best Italian supercars.
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It is already known that the new car will receive a sports robotic DSG gearbox with index DQ500. This new generation of transmissions from Audi, which provides excellent transfer the engine power and greatly accelerates the speed change in the semi mode. Currently, this transmission is mounted on the car Audi RS3 Sportback. Seven-speed automatic dual-clutch allows the driver to feel confident in the conditions of dense urban traffic flow, as well as in high-speed aerobatics on country roads. The assurances of the German specialists Audi, turbocharged 2.5-liter engine with a modification of the transmission will be able to realize its full dynamic potential.