Audi have released two new TT models, which are available to order early May – the Audi ‘TT RS plus’ Coupe and the ‘TT RS plus’ Roadster are priced from £48,945 to £52,265. The first cars should be seen here in the UK during the summer 2012 and are available with six-speed manual or 7-speed S tronic twin-clutch transmissions.
The Audi ‘TT RS plus’ range is based on the existing TT RS but you get an extra 20PS (now 360PS) – torque is increased by 15Nm to 465Nm and the limited top speed of the TT RS is increased to 174 mph. The coupe can now accelerate from 0 – 62 mph in 4.1 seconds with the S tronic twin-clutch transmission.
According to Audi the Coupé should achieve a combined economy test figure of 33.2 mpg and the Roadster 32.8 mpg.
The Audi ‘TT RS plus’ gains 19-inch five-arm “Rotor” design titanium-look alloy wheels. Their a single frame radiator grille with a matt aluminium surround and polished anthracite diamond-pattern mesh, carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) door mirror housings, finished off with black oval tailpipe trims and a sports exhaust system. Under the bonnet there is carbon design package.
Standard equipment includes the Technology Package which comprises satellite navigation, Bluetooth phone preparation and Audi Music Interface iPod connection.Published 30 April 2012