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At Audi, TT stands for undiluted driving pleasure. The Coupe captivates the driver with its agility and revolutionary design. Audi now offers something special for this sports car's large band of aficionados: TT quattro sport is the name of the new model in this successful car line. A car that embodies a purist approach to driving enjoyment combined with stunning looks.

More output and less weight – coupled with the superior qualities of quattro permanent four-wheel drive – are the key ingredients of undiluted driving pleasure and perfect handling. The Audi TT quattro sport is an authentic sports car that focuses even more strongly on sportiness and driving fun than the regular TT. It both demonstrates this through its performance and illustrates it through its exclusive two-color look.

More Output and Torque

The engine and transmission have undergone extensive changes. The 1.8-litre turbo unit now delivers 240 bhp. The torque has been increased to 236 lb-ft. The Coupe's road performance is very impressive: the TT quattro sport accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 5.9 seconds and achieves a top speed of 155 mph. Extensive technical measures have been taken in response to the engine's gain in output. The transmission casing for the four-cylinder engine houses the ring gear of the six-speed gearbox adopted from the top-of-the-range TT 3.2. The bodyshell is the same as that of the 1.8T except for the rear floor, which has likewise been adopted from the TT 3.2. This has made it possible to switch the battery to the rear and thereby optimize the weight distribution.

Powerful motor, powerful propulsion: the TT quattro sport has quattro permanent four-wheel drive as standard, delivering substantially more traction and safety than its competitors. The sports coupe is in addition equipped with S line sports suspension.

The Exterior

The Audi TT quattro sport is identifiable at first glance as a very special TT. The striking two-color finish is the most immediate evidence that it is different. The roof is painted in Phantom Black pearl effect, and the body is available in the pearl effect colors Avus Silver, Misano Red, Mauritius Blue, Silver or Phantom Black. The colors of the vehicle body are also echoed by the backs of the bucket seats. The two-colour paint finish is the most striking visual change, but many other details distinguish the TT quattro sport from other TT models.

The S line exterior package with its special bumpers and modified side sills accentuates its sports appeal. At the rear, the diffusor trim with its two black tailpipes is a particularly noticeable feature. In keeping with the two-colour theme, the air inlets at the front, the exterior mirror housings and the rear spoiler and diffusor are in a contrasting color.

The TT comes with large 18-inch wheels. The newly designed cast aluminium wheels of 15-spoke design provide a glimpse of the red brake calipers. The wheels are fitted with 235/40 R 18 tires.

Exclusive Materials for the Interior

Exclusive materials dominate the interior. The steering wheel, handbrake and gear lever knob are trimmed in Alcantara, to match the Alcantara/leather seat upholstery. There are provisions for retrofitting harness belts both on the seats and on the vehicle body. The exclusive engraving on the glove box handle is another utterly distinctive touch that makes the TT quattro sport different.

The standard equipment includes xenon headlights and the luggage net. The TT quattro sport's specification can of course be extended by such items as automatic air conditioning, available at no extra charge, or an exclusive radio or the navigation system.

The TT quattro sport is the most systematic interpretation yet of a purist sports car philosophy in the Audi TT. It represents a perfect blend of pioneering technology, exemplified by quattro permanent four-wheel drive, and purist driving enjoyment.

-RSportsCars.Com
 
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