Audi TT RS 45 TFSI Black Edition 2dr S Tronic [Tech Pack] Review

Category: Sports car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
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RRP £43,760What Car? Target Price£41,636
Review

The Audi TT RS isn’t the sharpest car in its class to drive, but few similar-priced sports cars can match its outright pace and beautifully constructed interior. The Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman have a better chassis set-up, but their coarse four-cylinder engines sound poor next to the TT RS's wonderful five-pot motor. Those looking for the purest driving experience for this money should try the sweet-handling Alpine A110 instead.

We are yet to try out this variant

The more powerful 45 TFSI feels fast at virtually any revs and will crack 60mph in less than six seconds. It's available with a choice of front or four-wheel drive – dubbed quattro by Audi – but the latter makes the car heavier and only provides an advantage in wet conditions.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats2
0-62 MPH6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

37.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

280

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

170

g/km

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