Fast, good looking and exclusive, the Audi TT for sale has always been a dream car for many, the newest Audi TTS being no exception. While its eye-catching exterior turns heads, its exhilarating performance adds to its appeal. With Audi’s reputation for excellence it is easy to see why Audi is the choice when it comes to a unique blend luxury and sportiness.
Audi South Africa
Audi is renowned world-wide for their courageous and innovative vehicles. Audi South Africa boasts an extensive network of 44 dealers. With their head office in Johannesburg, Audi South Africa imports an extensive range of top quality Audi vehicles.
Two options out of their selection include the Audi TT and TTS. The Audi TT Coupe and the TTS models both have athletic and energetic exteriors. The design of these vehicles is the epitome of exclusivity.
With so many similarities in the design of the new Audi TT and TTS, finding an Audi TT for sale also offers you a prestigious ride.
The sporty Audi TTS
While there are many similarities, remarkable design changes make the Audi TTS distinctive from previous models. It has larger wheels and four exhaust tips. Iconic TTS branding marks both the front and back of the vehicle. When it comes to its performance the TTS offers a boosted power of 41kW and an increased torque of 10Nm in relation to the TT. These improvements make the TTS a more energetic and faster ride.
The simplistic design of this Audi coupe exudes class. The state-of-the art dashboard features an Audi Virtual Cockpit. Another highlight of this model is its climate controller ventilation pods. The rev counter stands out on the display and contributes to the vehicle’s athletic style.
It’s easy to find your way even when you are travelling to a new city with the vehicle’s satellite navigation feature. Not only does the system offer plenty of convenience features, it is also simple to operate. The seats are well-padded offering plenty of support for the driver.
The comfortable design of the TTS interior makes it suited to everyday driving. The steering wheel is designed to enhance your driving experience. Its comfortable grip and responsive performance contributes to a car that is a pleasure to drive. While the Audi TT for sale is in a stunning car in itself, there is no denying that the TTS is truly unique.
Performance and power in the new Audi TTS
While the Audi TT is a sporty vehicle the latest TTS model takes its performance to the next level. This model accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in 5 seconds. The take-off is even faster when the launch control is activated. Keep pressing the accelerator and you can reach speeds of 250 kph.
You can switch to automatic and relax or manually change gears using the paddles. With the paddles mounted onto the steering wheel it is easy to switch gears without missing a beat. The outstanding transmission offers TTS drivers a smooth ride. Although this new Audi TT improvement has a heavier than expected kerb rate, it still offers superior handling capabilities. Its agility contributes to its appeal.
The Quattro arrangement makes this car suitable for beginner drivers who want to put their skills to the test. Even when the driver makes an error the Audi TTS still holds its ground. This model fares well in slippery road conditions.
Its precision and enthusiasm are evident in its performance. The intelligent design of the all-wheel drive system distributes power evenly between the front and back wheels. Experienced drivers can wait for just the right moment for throttle inputs to give maximum power to the rear axles.
Another noteworthy feature of this model is its driving modes. When you are taking it easy switch to Comfort and when you want to save fuel, opt for the Eco mode. The Eco mode increases the everyday driveability of the Audi TTS as it is useful when you are commuting to work in traffic.
If you want to take your TTS for a spin and test its capabilities switch to Dynamic mode. This mode sharpens up the vehicle’s engine performance. If you want to customise the settings you can select Individual mode.
The Audi TT vs the Audi TTS
An advantage of driving a TTS is that offers a premium balance between performance and comfort. Take a look at how the new Audi TT measures up to the stunningly new Audi TTS Coupe:
Specifications of the Audi TT and Audi TTS
|Audi TT Coupe (2.0 TFSI)||Audi TT Coupe Quattro (2.0 TFSI Quattro)||Audi TTS Coupe Quattro (2.0 TFSI Quattro)|
|Maximum Output||169 kW||169 kW||210 kW|
|Maximum Torque||370 Nm @ 1 600 – 4 300 rpm||370 Nm @ 1 600 – 4 300 rpm||380 Nm @ 1 800 – 5 700 rpm|
|Top Speed||250 km/h||250 km/h||250 km/h|
|Acceleration (0 – 100 km/h)||6.0 seconds||5.3 seconds||4.9 seconds|
|Combined Fuel Consumption (per 100 km)||6.0 litres||6.5 litres||6.09 litres|
|Recommended Retail Price||R 601 000||R 691 000||R 743 000|
There is no doubt that the Audi TTS is a fast and enthusiastic sports car. While its performance is excellent that is not its only appeal. The TTS is also stylish.
With a range of driving experiences available, this car is suitable for everyday usage. Similarly if you are looking for an Audi TT, there are plenty of reasons to consider this model. As the winner of the Fun Car of the Year award it is also an enthusiastic and pleasurable ride, giving you no excuse not to find an Audi TT for sale on Auto Mart and checking it out for yourself.