The 2012 Audi TT RS is nameplate represents the highest performance category for Audi vehicles, and reflects the technical competencies gained through Audi motorsports successes. Audi TT RS is a unique car that will appeal to Audi enthusiasts and performance vehicle purists alike.
2012 Audi TT RS Interior. The 2012 TT RS offers electronic features one expects from Audi, including Audi concert radio with single CD player and MP3 reading capability, and AM / FM / SAT radio with a complimentary 3-month subscription to SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Available advanced electronics, including technologies like Audi navigation plus with real time traffic, MMI inspired controls, a BOSE sound system, and Audi music interface.
2012 Audi TT RS Exterior. The aluminum and steel hybrid ASF technology also found on the TT and TTS models. The coupe space frame is made up of 69% aluminum and 31% steel which makes it 48% lighter than a full steel frame. The ASF technology allows the 2012 Audi TT RS to weigh a respectable 3,306 lbs. The 2012 TT RS offers excellent aerodynamics with a drag coefficient of 0.32 due to its optimized silhouette and smooth vehicle underbody.
2012 Audi TT RS Engines and transmissions. The 2012 Audi TT RS is powered by 2.5 liter turbocharged five-cylinder TFSI engine that generates 360 hp and 343 lb-ft of torque between 1,650 and 5,400 rpm for power on demand. All engine components have been designed to cope with extreme loads and the demands of a thoroughbred sports engine.
The combination of FSI injection and a high-efficiency turbocharger result in optimum combustion, superior power and rapid buildup of boost pressure even at low speeds. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and quattro all-wheel drive is standard. An automatic transmission is not available for the TT RS. The Audi TT RS accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in only 4.1 seconds, making it the fastest in its class.
The 2012 Audi TT RS will be priced at $56,850 (excluding destination charges, taxes, title, options and dealer charges)