Many people have rushed to mourn the loss of the Audi TT, but the sporty little coupe seen here in Turbo Blue is still alive and kicking. The Tourist Trophy will survive in one way or another as company officials have revealed the TT will live to see another generation, probably with some form of electrification. Meanwhile, the current model is still available worldwide, together with its top version.
We’re obviously talking about the TT RS and its five-cylinder engine, representing an interesting proposal in the sports car segment. This Turbo Blue example was filmed by CaRisma at a German dealer in Limburg an der Lahn in a sea of SUVs and joined on the showroom floor by an RS6 Avant. Sitting right next to it was a white TT Roadster, but it’s the RS that deserves the attention thanks to its attractive paint job and black accents.
At €83,670, it’s not exactly cheap. That’s because the car has a whopping €15,420 worth of options, including the €350 Turbo Blue paint. The 20-inch wheels will set you back €1,100, while the matrix LED headlights are priced at €920 in Deutschland. The matrix OLED taillights alone are €1,400. Reaching that steep price was achieved by ticking many of the boxes on the options list, making this TT RS cost virtually the same as an RS5 Coupe or Sportback.
Some would say spending this much money on “only” a TT is not worth it, but to each his own. The RS version with its 2.5 TFSI engine has what it takes to become a future classic, much like the original TT is praised for its clean and sleek design some 22 years after its debut. The dealer might have gone overboard with the options on this Turbo Blue, but if you’re in the market for a fully loaded TT RS, this one is certainly decked out.