"The new TT RS is in absolute form," says Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of the Audi Sport GmbH. "As a well-trained athlete, he even more clearly shows how much power lies under his muscular outer skin." Oliver Hoffmann, Technical Director of Audi Sport GmbH adds: "Outstanding performance is achieved with low weight, maximum athletic tuning suspension and our award-winning five-cylinder. We received the" International Engine of the Year "with the 2.5 TFSI engine for the ninth time."
Dynamic Appearance: Exterior
TT RS was never a man. The perfectly painted front and the remarkable rear feature give it a dynamic look. The quattro logo in the matt titanium look is located in the lower part of the glossy black grid with matte black Singleframe. The side air openings, which have been enlarged again, are each divided by vertical strips on the inside and outside. For radiators, additional radiators are available for the typical honeycomb grille. The side air intakes, which extend almost all the way to the front wheels, make the new TT RS look extremely wide.
An uninterrupted front spoiler that climbs steeply at the side ends strongly moves the front apron, giving the car a special look inspired by moto sport. The blade is standard in color in the body color, it is also available in matte aluminum or glossy black. The RS model has a glossy black insert in newly formed side dust. Exterior mirrors are available in body color, matte aluminum look, black and carbon.
The rear is a newly formed fixed rear wing with side wings that attracts the eye. As part of the aerodynamics concept, it supports typical performance and performance of the RS. On both sides of the new RS-specific diffuser there are vertical design elements. Two large oval exhaust pipes create a typical RS finish.
LED headlamps are standard. Optional matrix LED units intelligently and with great flexibility regulate high bundles. An optional OLED Reverse Matrix (organic light-emitting diode) with 3D design distributes its extensive light with exceptional homogeneity and precision. When the ignition is on, the OLED lights turn to a spectacular display. In the interior, a new red mark on the rim of the steering wheel is 12 hours.
The new TT RS is available in eight different colors, including the new color of Kyalami green RS and new colors Pulse orange and Turbo blue. On request, matt aluminum and glossy black styling packs emphasize the blade and the rear wing. The glossy black styling package includes Audi rings and the TT RS logo in black in front and behind. Fabric top TT RS Roadster is black. The exclusive Audi program offers various additional options for individualisation.
Award winning performance: 2.5 TFSI
Petrol, 294 kW (400 metric) power, 480 Nm (354.0 lb-ft) quattro quattro quattro – Audi TT RS excites interior values and delivers exceptional driving performance. Coupé is fast from 0 to 100 km / h (0 to 62.1 mph) in just 3.7 seconds. Music accompaniment brings a typical five-pitch sound: 1-2-4-5-3. Due to this ignition sequence, the ignition is exchanged between adjacent cylinders and those that are distant from one another. This unique rhythm is music to the ears of many horse cleaners.
Last year, Audi Sport received the International Engine of the Year Award for the 2.5 TFSI engine for the ninth time. The turbo engine draws its power from a 2.480 cm engine3. The maximum torque of the engine is 480 Nm (354.0 lb-ft) is available between 1,950 and 5,850 rpm. The maximum speed is controlled at 250 km / h (155.3 mph) or 280 km / h (174.0 mph).
The five-cylinder engine runs through the seven-speed S tronic on a quattro quattro four-wheel drive that allocates power as needed between the axles via a multi-plate coupling. Torque selectivity, which is selective with wheels, enables even more agile and safe steering. The driver can use the Audi dynamic control system that affects the quattro drive and other components, such as steering, S tronic, engine characteristics and exhaust air. There are four options available for this: comfort, car, dynamism and individuality.
Pure dynamics: suspension
Light weight (1,450 kg (3,196.7 lb), TT RS Coupé without driver) and consistent sports suspension provide the basic preconditions for excellent steering of the Audi TT RS. Gradual steering, specially tailored to the RS, provides close contact with the road. On the front axle, ventilated and perforated steel discs are fitted for 19-inch or 20-inch wheels. The brake calipers are standard in black, but are available in red. As an accessory, the RS sports chassis with adjustable shock absorbers in Audi magnetic technology is also available. Their steering technology is also included in the dynamic Audi control system.
Inspiration for sport: interior
The controls and display in the new TT RS are completely focused on the driver. RS sports seats with diamond pattern in Alcantara or, if desired, a satin-shaped fine Nappa leather and RS logos on seats, steering wheel, door handles and selector arms emphasize the sporty character of the 2 + 2 seats. . Special RS displays in the standard virtual cock Audi with a 12.3-inch display provide information on tire pressure, torque and forces. In manual mode, the gear shift display prompted the driver to switch to a higher gear when the maximum engine speed is reached. In addition to multifunction knobs, the RS leather steering wheel with gear shift arms has two satellite controls for turning the engine on and off and an Audi dynamic control system.
The new RS design package adds a red or blue light to the car on the doors of ventilation openings, safety belts and floor mats with the RS logo. The expanded RS design package also offers contrasting design elements on the seats and center console.
Until the date: Infotainment system
Audi also offers many infotainment features. The options include MMI navigation plus MMI touch, including free text search and voice control in the native language, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot and the Audi connect module online. Web services reach the vehicle through a fast LTE standard. Audi smartphone interface connects smartphones with TT RS and flawless streaming of content into virtual cockpit Audi via USB. The Bang & Olufsen audio system provides an excellent sound experience on board with a power of 680 watts.
The new TT RS will be available on request from February 7ththCoupé and Roadster will be on sale from spring 2019 onwards. The price for the Coupé is 67,700 EUR. Roadster starts at € 70,500.