The Audi TT RS's Seventh Heaven

BY Burnpavement

One extra gear for the TT, one big step for fuel efficiency.

It wasn't long ago when Audi announced the more frugal TT with an efficiency program and gave tips for efficient driving. The TT RS however hasn't gone down the same route, thus you won't be reminded to save fuel with the 2.5 TFSI engine that delivers 340bhp and 450Nm of torque.


The new TT RS now comes with a seven-speed S tronic dual clutch transmission, as compared to its predecessor that only received six gears. The top speed is still electronically limited to 250km/h, but it takes the coupe 4.3 seconds to do the 0-100km/h sprint, as opposed to 4.6 seconds.

With 0.3 seconds shaved, all thanks to the launch control that delivers maximum turbo power and minimum wheel spin off the line and a combined fuel efficiency which has gone down from 9.2 litres of fuel per 100 km to 8.5 litres the new Audi TT RS is certainly a much better preposition than its predecessor. The extra gear is designed for high efficiency at every speed, with the seventh gear configured to have a tall ratio, which reduces the engine's RPM and fuel consumption.

Can you really have your cake and eat it too? Reinhold Carl, Managing Director of Audi Singapore said, "With the combination of increased performance, efficiency and ease of use, I believe that this is what the enthusiasts in Singapore have been waiting for."