Audi TT-S official reports and photo
Update: The official press release in Spanish, after the jump.
After a series of leaks in recent days, Audi has finally handed over the information officer of Audi TT-S, a model that will be presented to the public in its coupe and convertible versions during the Hall of Detroit.
The Audi TT-S is propelled by an engine TFSI and 2.0 liter four-cylinder, which delivers 272 hp and a torque of 350 Nm. The coupe is capable of going from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.4 seconds, while the roadster can do it in 5.6 seconds. By opting for the automatic gearbox double-clutch S-tronic, both times are reduced by 0.2 seconds. Among the improvements, we find a renewed suspension and new brakes, while Alcantara and aluminum become part of the tapestry and pedals respectively.
Premieres Audi TTS of 272 horses
The German company Audi luxury car today presented the most sporty version of Audi TT, the new Audi TTS, as a preamble to the Chamber of Automotive Detroit that opens its doors to the public next week.
The new sporting home of the four rings is equipped with an engine fuel direct injection turbocharged two-liter, which yields 272 horsepower (200kW) and has a maximum torque of 350 Nm; talk of lightweight and compact four-cylinder 2.0T FSI.
With this engine and six-speed manual box, the Audi TTS is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 mph in just 5.2 seconds and reach a top speed electronically controlled 250 kilometres per hour.
The S tronic dual clutch makes instant gear changes even under a burden and a high regime, in coupé and the roadster even more shortens the leap from 0 to 100 kph, specifically in two tenths of a second, to lead the Audi TTS at that distance in just 5.0 seconds.
Available in both coupé version as a roadster, the new Audi TT is coming to markets in Europe in the second half of this year and in January 2009 may be seen rolling on the streets of americas America and the Caribbean.
To mount the engine in the Audi 2.0T FSI TTS have been modified and strengthened important aspects of this two liters compared with its original version. Thanks to its high efficiency, this TFSI of powerful resonance with the manual six marches, reaches to travel 47.3 miles per gallon in the coupé version and 46.2 in the roadster. If it chooses to change the dual-clutch S tronic, these values are increasing at 47.9 and 47.3 respectively.
The traction permanent four-wheel quattro series of transmitting full force without loss to the roadway, with it, Audi TTS is able to accelerate more quickly and with more stability than its rivals. The cornerstone of the system, the multi-operated hydraulic clutch, now acting even faster than so far thanks to a new reservoir pressure.
The Audi TTS mounted factory well as a crucial element of high technology: adaptive damping system Audi magnetic ride. With him, the driver can choose between two fields characteristic. In mode 'Normal' Audi TTS balanced and moves comfortably in the level 'Sport' transforms the high potential of its train shooting sports management in dynamic lowering the height of the body 10 millimeters.
The front suspension systems are manufactured mainly in aluminum, soft turn of the electro direction with its efficient technique significantly reduces fuel consumption.
The brake system of high performance, with its 17-inch discs, makes stop in this sport safely.
Another reason for the superiority of benefits of hybrid Audi TTS is the composition of his body. In the rear has been used steel front and central parts were manufactured in lightweight aluminum. The so-called technology ASF (Audi Space Frame) optimizes the distribution of the burden on the axles and reduces the total weight.
The coupé with manual weighs only 1,395 kg, which means a power / weight ratio of 5.1 kg per horse.
The elements of the stellar image of Audi TTS tires are serial
18-inch aluminium and xenon headlamps doubles with a new design and daytime running light on LED technology.
On the inside, passengers are greeted by low sports seats upholstered in a combination of leather and Alcantara, also optionally in napa leather silk combined in four colors. The instruments in gray and multifunction steering wheel give a nuance special optical.
Both the coupé version as the roadster measuring 4,198 mm in length and 1,842 mm in width; TTS hardtop with a height of 1,345 mm and convertible, for its part, to 1,350 mm.
The soft top roadster has an electro-drive that allows you to deploy and retract in just 12 seconds, even during the fly at speeds below 50 km / h.
The TTS roadster also incorporates an electric windbreaks and optionally available is a burden on the trunk opening that is in their practical value.
In the case of coupé, supported by the rear bench can abatirse into two parts, so that the trunk volume increases of 290 to 700 liters capacity.
With Audi TTS, Audi held a small anniversary. Ten years ago left the first Audi TT coupé to the streets, rising from a blow to the status of icon design. Since then, the Audi TT remains the master of asphalt on the streets.
Posted by Ashfaq Ahmed at 3/21/2010