Audi TT RS TT RS TFSI Quattro 2dr S Tronic Review

Category: Sports car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
2 doors
Audi TT RS 2019 RHD front cornering
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RRP£58,865
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.

The mightly 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder petrol engine pumps out...wait for it...395bhp, and sounds superb — even more so if you opt for the Roadster and put the roof down. With standard quattro four-wheel drive the Coupé can hit 0-62mph in a claimed 3.7sec, while the Roadster is only just behind that. The dual-clutch automatic gearbox is usefully responsive when you're driving hard and changes smoothly when you're cruising. 


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Key information

Doors2
Seats2
0-62 MPH3.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

30.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

280

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

208

g/km

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