Don Istook takes delivery of first Audi TT RS in U.S. at ONEIGHTURBO

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Don Istook takes delivery of Audi TT RS in U.S.

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The return of the heralded RS line to the American performance car officially launched when Worth Audi in Texas the first 2012 Audi TT RS in the to veteran race car driver Don

Last year, Istook was one of than 11,500 fans to the Audi TT RS Facebook petition which helped convince to introduce the 360-hp coupe in the But Istook’s connection to Audi and to the TT car line runs far deeper. The Worth native was one of the first to race an Audi Quattro in the in 1985 and he drove Audi S4 in the Motorola Cup, which the Grand-Am Cup.

More recently he has raced TT quattro coupes.

#8220;Having at almost every major in the U.S. and Canada, I#8217;ve the limits in many cars in my 34 as a race car driver,” Istook “I like my street car to me some of that thrill. my new Audi TT RS, I not only get that but I also get that #8216;race sound.”

The 2012 Audi TT RS as the pinnacle of the TT model line, of the highest performance category for vehicles. The Audi TT RS, powered by the 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine, generates 360 hp between and 6,700 rpm, and 343 lb-ft of between 1,650 and 5,400 rpm for on demand. With aluminum and hybrid ASF® technology and quattro® all-wheel drive, the TT RS excellent aerodynamics and increased and safety.

The 2012 Audi TT RS is priced at (excluding $875 destination taxes, title, options and charges).

The newest Audi for the market truly showcases the engineering of the RS line of sports produced by quattro GmbH in Germany. The RS line has given a special element of sports individuality and exclusivity.

“The technical capabilities of the brand are perfectly distilled in the RS developed by quattro GmbH,” Johan de Nysschen, President, of America. “For the past few American sports car enthusiasts pleaded with us to make the available here. With the TT RS we are now the Audi performance story includes models from the S4 to the new Audi R8 GT.”

Audi has announced plans to up with the U.S. introduction of the RS 5 coupe next year. dealers expect keen in the RS line.

“Interest in the return of the RS has been so strong that Mr. is allowing us to keep his TT RS at the dealership to show Audi fans and said Bobby Baillargeon, of Forth Worth Audi.

The TT RS features exclusive design denoting its special place at the top of the TT line, including high black diamond-patterned Singleframe® and large front air inlets, rear wing spoiler, exhaust pipes, rear unique 19-inch rotor and more.

It comes exclusively with a manual transmission, and available headlights. The interior also RS-exclusive appointments, such as the three-spoke sport multifunction wheel, aluminum door with the RS logo, and RS-specific door handles.

The Audi TT RS electronic features one expects Audi, including Audi radio with single CD and MP3 reading capability, and 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.

But the specific appeal of the Audi TT RS and the rest of the Audi RS line is performance and handling.

“Superb and handling go right along the magnificent power from the turbo, especially the low end torque,” noted. “It reminds me of the mid when we raced the original 5 turbo Audi Quattro. is great, though, is that I get all of yet I have the refinement, sophistication and of a truly modern sports

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