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By Cars.com Staff
October 8, 2009
Vehicle Overview Audi's TT sports car was redesigned for 2008; it's still a head-turning design despite the influx of other, outlandishly styled models. The TT uses Audi's Aluminum Space Frame technology and is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The TT competes with the BMW Z4 and Nissan 370Z. A high-performance TTS version is also available.
New for 2010 The base front-drive model is gone, as are the 3.2-liter V-6 engine and six-speed manual transmission.
Exterior The TT sports Audi's trapezoidal grille, which splits the front bumper. The slit-like headlights and lower grille styling lend the TT a sinister appearance. The TT's body is 69 percent aluminum and 31 percent steel, with the steel pieces located at the back of the car for optimal weight distribution.
Power-retractable rear spoiler deploys at 75 mph
Wheels available in 18- and 19-inch sizes
Interior The TT coupe has front bucket seats and a small rear seat. The large rear hatch opens to a cargo space that Audi says can carry two golf bags. The TT roadster is a two-seater.
Drivers face two large, round gauges behind a flat-bottom, multifunction steering wheel. There are metal pedals, and the interior vents are trimmed in aluminum.
Automatic climate control standard
CD stereo with an MP3 jack standard
Navigation system available
Under the Hood The TT's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine makes 200 horsepower and 207 pounds-feet of torque. A six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that Audi dubs S tronic is standard.
Quattro all-wheel drive standard
Standard hill-hold assist
Safety Standard features include:
Side curtain airbags (coupe)
Four-wheel disc antilock brakes\
Electronic stability system
Roll bars that deploy in a rollover (roadster)
TTS The TTS is Audi's high-performance version of the TT. Available in roadster and coupe versions, both with all-wheel drive, the TTS is powered by a 265-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 258 pounds-feet of torque. The only transmission available is a six-speed dual-clutch automatic. Aside from the hot-rodder powertrain, the TTS also gets a magnetic adaptive suspension with Sport and normal suspension settings.
The TTS features unique bi-xenon headlamps with LED daytime running lights. There's also a larger lower air intake up front, lower rocker panels on the sides, a rear diffuser and quad exhaust pipes out back.
Available 18- or 19-inch wheels
Standard leather upholstery
Standard aluminum interior accents and race-inspired front bucket seats