Phew, it's fast

Ingolstadt, 25 April 2016

Long, the fans have waited for the new Audi TT RS. And long was puzzled how much power the engineers will treat the top TT. Now you have the 2016er RS as well as Auto China in Beijing (29 to 4 2016) free his open brother on their hulls and the result should provide many open mouths. To assume that because the new front bumper with the XXL air intakes, the fixed rear spoiler, the typical twin oval tailpipes, or standard niceties like 19-inch alloy wheels (20 inch there extra charge) and LED lights all around have their share. Really cheer, fans of the small Ingolstadt athlete but should if they lead to the new motor data and performance to heart.

Insane performance

Audi has the already previously abundant great 2.5 litre TFSI Fünfzyilnder for the TT 2016 namely "developed RS in all areas". These include undefined lightweight construction measures, reducing the internal friction, as well as an increased force development according to Audi. 400 HP and 480 Newton metres are the result. 60 HP and 30 Newton meters more than in the past. Even compared to the current Audi RS 3, it has on it saddled 33 HP and 15 Newton metres. As in the past, the force reached via a seven-speed double clutch on all four wheels. A manual transmission is no longer offered. Taking a look at the performance, succeed in driving in almost revolutionary manner. In the TT RS Coupé Sprint should take is only 3.7 seconds 0-100 km/h. The Roadster is 3.9 seconds. Is new RS 0.6 seconds faster than the old one. The probably worst competitor, the 350 PS strong Porsche 718 Cayman S, required 4.2 seconds. The top speed of 250 km/h increases Audi surcharge on 280 km/h. indicated the Ingolstädter don't make the consumption yet.

For the first time matrix OLED taillights

For this, they put lots of high-tech treats in their new TT top model. The 12.3-inch virtual cockpit with its own, emphasizes sporty RS screen is fitted as standard. Just like a new sports steering wheel with shift paddles and own "Bediensatelitten" for the Start button and the driving dynamics system drive select. The latter includes the four modes comfort, auto, dynamic and individual. These affect the quattro all-wheel drive, the transmission, the motor characteristic, the Steering, and the exhaust valves. It opts for the Adaptive dampers, also the damping characteristics can be adjusted. LED headlights and taillights are at the new TT RS always on board. Charges, there are also tail lights in matrix OLED technology for the first time in a series-Audi.

Price not without

In terms of Infotainment, including an inductive charging function for selected smartphones, a Wi-Fi hotspot, as well as the possibility, to display various apps directly in the virtual cockpit offers the RS. The new Audi TT RS, as well as the Audi TT RS Roadster have their market launch in autumn 2016. Prices start 66.400 euro for the TT RS Coupé. The TT RS Roadster will cost at least 69.200 euro. Comparison: the Porsche 718 Cayman is S to have the BMW 64.118 euro M2 56.700 euros. (black & white)