Audi Announces Details for 2016 Audi TT and TTS Models
Audi announced details for the 2016 Audi TT lineup. The legendary vehicle comes with incredible design and character. The latest member of the TT family demonstrates innovative technologies and driver-focused high performance. Audi has always demonstrated incredible design, concept and features. We are definitely interested in what the latest TT has to offer. Let's check out together.
Body and Design
The third generation TT model demonstrates bold and original concept with short overhang, broad wheel arches and more aggressive stance. The TT demonstrates full LED headlamps, flatter grille and sharp hood lines. In addition, the spoiler and the exhaust tailpipes remind of the first generation TT vehicles. The latest TT is also geared with 19-inch alloy wheels and 13.3 inch front brakes.
In addition to the muscular vision Audi team includes and wide variety of colors. There are a total of 10 body colors, that include the special TTS gammas: Daytona Gray and Sepang Blue. Both the TT and TTS models come with the well-known Alu-optic fuel cap with exposed bolts. And especially for the 2016 TTS model, there is a Mythos Black Exterior Pack, 19-inch five-arm facet design wheels, Piano Black inlays.
The HVAC controls eliminate the need of the dash console and the controls for the heated seats are integrated in the side air vent. There is an available Band & Olufsen Sound system, that brings 680 watts of power and 5.1 Surround Sound with a 14-channel amp and 12 speakers.
The 2016 TT model demonstrates a completely different way of driver interaction, than what we are used to see. One of the biggest changes is the incredible virtual cockpit. It replaces the traditional gauges and brings customizable driving experience. The special technology was unveiled at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show and includes an unique 12.3-inch high-resolution 3D Graphics display. Supported by the latest and greatest technology tweaks, the innovative cockpit generates incredible processing speed.
The 2016 Audi TT will also include the most advanced Audi Connect System, that comes with picture navigation, read-aloud headlines, social media connectivity and thousands of radio stations. The virtual cockpit is entirely controlled by the steering wheel buttons.
Powertrain and Performance
2016 Audi TT Coupe Roadster features a 2.0-Liter TFSI engine, that brings 220 hp (161 kW) and 258 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration is also noticable: the TT goes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.3 for the coupe model and the roadster goes to the same speed for 5.6 seconds. The TTS Coupe model features 2.0-Liter TFSI engine with 292 hp ( 214 kW) and 280 lb-ft of torque and goes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) for 4.6 seconds.
In fact, the all-wheel drive system could be fine tuned and adjusted by the driver, as long with the shift points, throttle responce and steering. The TTS model has and adjustable suspension system, that is tweaked with three special modes: dynamic, auto and comfort.
The 2016 TT will be available in coupe and roadster forms, while the TTS comes only in coupe form. All the 2016 TT and TTS models include the all-wheel drive and a six-speed dual clutch S tronic gearbox, that provides smooth and quick shifts.