Audi has released the first pictures of the all new Audi TT which is scheduled to make its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show on March 6. And sharing the stage with the new TT at Geneva will be the new TTS Coupe.
The third generation Audi TT features a massively upgraded design which is significantly more dynamic than the previous generation TT. The front, instead of a curvy design, now features horizontal lines, a new singleframe grille, V bonnet bearing the Audi badge, and large air intakes featuring struts. The most striking feature on the exterior is the flat Xenon headlights which come as standard, while Audi Matrix LED technology is an optional extra.
Proportion wise the new TT is 4.18 metres long, 1,832 mm wide and 1,353 mm tall, and has a 2,505 mm long wheelbase (37 mm longer than its predecessor). The car is available with a range of alloy wheel sizes, from 17 inches to 20 inches depending on the version the customer is option for. As for the exterior color options, the new TT will be available in seven new colors, of which two are completely new for Audi- Tango Red and Nano Grey.
There will also be a top of the range Audi TTS model which comes with a unique set of features including four oval tailpipes, new S sport seats with adjustable side sections, two exclusive exterior colors: Panther Black and Sepang Blue, three interior color choices, and much more. The S sport seats are optional on the TT while the three interior colors are standard.
Coming to the powertrain options now, the cars will be offered with two TFSI petrol and one TDI diesel engines. The 2.0 TDI diesel engine produces a whopping 380 Nm of peak torque which helps the TT sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 7.2 seconds and go up to 146 mph. The Euro 6 compliant powerhouse returns 67.2 mpg and emits 110 g/km of CO2.
The petrol lineup comprises of two different versions of the 2.0 TFSI unit. The standard unit producing 230 PS of power and a peak torque of 370 Nm is available with the TT. With the help of a standard 6 speed manual transmission, the car can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 6.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 155 mph.
The range topping TTS Coupe is powered by a 310 PS version of the same engine. This powerhouse helps the car accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and achieve a top speed of 155 mph. Fuel efficiency and emission figures stand at 41.5 mpg and 159 g/km, respectively. The TTS equips the 6 speed S tronic transmission and quattro all wheel drive as standard.