For those that love the origins of the Quattro name, you will always have a place for the five cylinder turbo sound. The ’80s Audi Quattro utilized a high powered five cylinder motor during it’s rally fame days. Audi has truly developed their TT model segment to new levels. The original Audi TT was soft and feminine. The new TT has grown to be a very worth contender in the compact sport car segment. Will it be able to compete with the likes of the BMW M2, Porsche Boxster we shall see.
Audi continues it’s use of 2.5 litter turbo motor used in the old TT-RS and RS3. This iteration has a power output of 400 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque, a 40 hp increase from the previous model. This new found power allows the TT-RS coupe hit 60 mph in claimed 3.7 secs. Audi has removed the optional manual row gear option from the last-gen model.
Source: Audi MediaCenter