2012 Audi TT RS starting price set at $56,850 – Autoweek

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2012 Audi TT RS starting set at $56,850

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If you have your set on the top-shelf Audi TT RS, prepare to up $56,850 plus destination and we#8217;d assume are plenty of to put one in the garage.

Worth it? You decide: The TT will get a 2.5-liter turbo with 360 hp and 343 lb-ft of torque, the twist available from about off-idle to 5,400 Audi magnetic ride, the aluminum-and-steel body construction and a of RS-specific interior and exterior round out the package.

If it sounds fun, you don#8217;t have to save your pennies: The TT RS be on sale later this

Full Audi press below:

Audi announces for 2012 MY TT RS

#8226; Introduction of TT RS the much anticipated return of the RS to U.S.

#8226; TT RS fitted a manual transmission and the award-winning, 2.5 Liter TFSI® turbo-charged engine

Audi of America announced pricing for the much Audi TT RS. The 2012 TT RS is the pinnacle of the TT line, and signifies the return of the RS to the U.S. The RS nameplate represents the performance category for Audi and reflects the technical competencies through Audi motorsports

The Audi TT RS will be priced at (excluding destination charges, title, options and dealer

The Audi TT RS is powered by the award-winning 2.5 turbocharged five-cylinder TFSI that generates 360 hp and 343 lb-ft of between 1,650 and 5,400 rpm for on demand. All engine components been designed to cope extreme loads and the demands of a sports engine. Forged crankshaft, weight optimized rods, sodium cooled valves and lightweight pistons specifically adapted ring are indicative of the elements engineered the TT RS.

The combination of FSI® injection and a turbocharger result in optimum superior power and rapid of boost pressure even at low The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission and quattro® all-wheel is standard. An automatic transmission is not for the TT RS.

The Audi TT RS accelerates from 0 60 mph in only 4.1 seconds, making it the in its class.

Audi magnetic is standard on the TT RS, which allows the characteristic to be actively altered; the benefits as the system constantly to the current driving situation. A mode stiffens the magnetic enhances throttle responsiveness, and a more striking engine via flaps in the exhaust system.

The and steel hybrid ASF® also found on the TT and TTS models, weight while helping rigidity and safety. The coupe frame at 3,306 lb is made up of 69% and 31% steel which makes it 48% than a full steel The Audi TT RS offers excellent with a drag coefficient of due to its optimized silhouette and smooth underbody.

The Audi TT RS features exclusive elements denoting its special at the top of the TT model line. The high black diamond-patterned Singleframe® and large front air inlets notice of the vehicles performance, as the fixed rear wing that provides increased force. Oval exhaust rear diffuser, unique rotor wheels, prominent sills and exterior mirror in matte aluminum finish out the RS-specific design elements.

The of the Audi TT RS also features appointments, such as the contoured sport multifunction steering aluminum door sills the RS logo, and RS-specific interior handles. Other interior include 10-way power front seats with heating, leather seat brushed aluminum interior and available LED ambient lighting.

The Audi TT RS offers electronic one expects from Audi, Audi concert radio single CD player and MP3 reading and AM / FM / SAT radio with a complimentary subscription to SiriusXM® Satellite Available advanced electronics an increased level of sophistication for the sports car, including like Audi navigation with real time MMI® inspired controls, a sound system, and Audi interface.

The 2012 Audi TT RS is a car that will appeal to enthusiasts and performance vehicle alike. The Audi TT RS goes on this summer.


Audi TT


Type: 2.5 turbocharged, in-line five-cylinder, engine with TFSI injection, four valves per double overhead camshafts turbocharger with intercooler.

Front mounted, transverse

3.25 in (82.5 mm)

Stroke: in (92.8 mm)

Displacement: 151 / 3.25 / (2480 / 82.5 x 92.8)

ratio: 10:01

Fuel: Super, 95 RON (unleaded regular, 91 as an alternative with slight in performance)

Horsepower (SAE): 360 hp @ – 6,700 rpm (265 kW)

torque: 343 lb-ft @ 1,650 5,400 rpm (465 Nm)

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