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High-Res Photos: Audi TT RS

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Just a few days ago, we posted the first official photos of the new TT RS, Audi’s response to the recently revealed BMW Z4 Roadster.

The Audi TT RS will debut at the Geneva Auto Show and it will be available in two variants: Coupe and Roadster. Read the press release below for more information.

Press Release
Sporty Powerhouse with Five Cylinders

  • This top model will debut at the Geneva Auto Show
  • Direct gasoline injection and a turbocharger deliver far more than 300 bhp
  • Top-notch chassis, big brakes, and quattro drivetrain

Audi is once again producing a five-cylinder powerhouse: the Audi TT RS will be unveiled to the world at the Geneva Auto Show. Its turbocharged 2.5-liter engine produces well above 300 bhp. It also delivers explosive acceleration, driving delight, and unrivalled sound.

A legend is reborn. After all, powerful five-cylinder gasoline engines have a long legacy at Audi. And the turbocharged direct-fuel-injection engine in the TT RS is the new torchbearer of this dynamic tradition. It enables the TT RS to perform extraordinary feats. For example, it needs nowhere near five seconds to reach 100 km/h (62.14 mph); overtaking is child’s play; and 250 km/h (155.34 mph) is the limited top speed only on paper.

The quattro permanent all-wheel drive system, a sophisticated chassis, and stupendous brakes keep a tight rein on the power. All in all, the compact TT RS – with its lightweight and largely aluminum body constructed as per the Audi Space Frame principle – is a driving machine to be reckoned with.

Additional information will be available during the Audi Press Conference at the Geneva Auto Show on March 3, 2009 (Hall 1, Booth 1060).