Audi launches TTS in New Zealand

Audi launches TTS in New Zealand

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Audi has taken the wraps off a new sports car model. The top model of the TT line, the TTS, is available in both Coupe and Roadster body versions. Its two-litre TFSI engine develops an awesome 200 kW (272 hp) that catapults the Coupe with S tronic dual-clutch transmission from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.2 seconds and on up to a governed top speed of 250 km/h.

Quattro permanent all-wheel drive translates its sheer power efficiently onto the road, and the Audi magnetic ride shock absorber system guarantees precise handling. The high-tech S tronic transmission can take charge of power transmission as well, shifting faster than even a highly skilled driver.

The TFSI engine in the TTS takes the two petrol direct injection and turbo-charging technologies from Audi and blends them to form a perfect partnership for a sports car. It is not only the 200 kW of output that makes the TFSI so scintillating, there’s its hefty pulling power too — the maximum torque of 350 Nm is constantly on tap from 2,500 up to 5,000 rpm. tronic, which operates with six speeds and two clutches, changes gear at high load and engine speed in a fraction of a second. This, coupled with its dynamic starting performance, knocks two-tenths of a second off the sprint to 100 km/h for both the Coupe and Roadster. Virtually loss-free transfer of power to the road is the task of the standard-specification quattro permanent all-wheel drive, which enables the TTS to accelerate sooner and more reliably than its challengers.

At the heart of this system is a hydraulic multi-plate clutch, which now works faster than ever thanks to a new pressure reservoir. The TTS rolls off the production line equipped with yet another high-tech module — the Audi magnetic ride adaptive damping system. Circulating inside its damper pistons is a special fluid containing minute magnetic particles. When electrical voltage is applied, the fluid’s flow properties change, altering the damping characteristics as well. The driver can choose between two mapped characteristics — Normal and Sport. Normal mode is designed for a well-balanced, comfortable ride, whereas in the Sport plane the TTS harnesses all of the potential of its sport suspension — which lowers the body by 10 millimetres — to deliver uncompromisingly crisp handling.

The TTS is launching in New Zealand in June and will be priced at $109,500 for the S tronic Coupe, and $114,500 for the S Tronic Roadster.

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Audi has taken the wraps off a new sports car model. The top model of the TT line, the TTS, is available in both Coupe and Roadster body versions. Its two-litre TFSI engine develops an awesome 200 kW (272 hp) that catapults the Coupe with S tronic dual-clutch transmission from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.2 seconds and on up to a governed top speed of 250 km/h.

Quattro permanent all-wheel drive translates its sheer power efficiently onto the road, and the Audi magnetic ride shock absorber system guarantees precise handling. The high-tech S tronic transmission can take charge of power transmission as well, shifting faster than even a highly skilled driver.

The TFSI engine in the TTS takes the two petrol direct injection and turbo-charging technologies from Audi and blends them to form a perfect partnership for a sports car. It is not only the 200 kW of output that makes the TFSI so scintillating, there’s its hefty pulling power too — the maximum torque of 350 Nm is constantly on tap from 2,500 up to 5,000 rpm. tronic, which operates with six speeds and two clutches, changes gear at high load and engine speed in a fraction of a second. This, coupled with its dynamic starting performance, knocks two-tenths of a second off the sprint to 100 km/h for both the Coupe and Roadster. Virtually loss-free transfer of power to the road is the task of the standard-specification quattro permanent all-wheel drive, which enables the TTS to accelerate sooner and more reliably than its challengers.

At the heart of this system is a hydraulic multi-plate clutch, which now works faster than ever thanks to a new pressure reservoir. The TTS rolls off the production line equipped with yet another high-tech module — the Audi magnetic ride adaptive damping system. Circulating inside its damper pistons is a special fluid containing minute magnetic particles. When electrical voltage is applied, the fluid’s flow properties change, altering the damping characteristics as well. The driver can choose between two mapped characteristics — Normal and Sport. Normal mode is designed for a well-balanced, comfortable ride, whereas in the Sport plane the TTS harnesses all of the potential of its sport suspension — which lowers the body by 10 millimetres — to deliver uncompromisingly crisp handling.

The TTS is launching in New Zealand in June and will be priced at $109,500 for the S tronic Coupe, and $114,500 for the S Tronic Roadster.

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