Planting The RS Flag On American Soil Audi has made it clear that it's only a matter of time before we finally get the chance to enjoy a wider slice of the company's RS offerings in the United States. The German automaker has already confirmed that next year will see the arrival of the RS5, and additional models are presently being discussed for U.S. introductions. But Audi has already fired the first shot in its effort to redefine what the RS badge means to American consumers with its 2012 TT RS. With 360 horsepower squeezed from a turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine and ... Read More
- Turbo 2.5L I5
- 360 HP / 343 LB-FT
- 6-Speed Manual
- $56,850 base
Between the TT and the R8, Audi makes some pretty enticing sports cars. But there's a huge gap in the middle there, and the latest spy shots show a new derivative coming up to close the gap. Tentatively known as the TT-RS, the adrenaline-snorting top-shelf version of the stylish little Audi is expected to pack 350 horsepower thanks to a pair of sequential ...
Autocar claims this twin-pipe Audi TT is not the V6 version, but the new RS performance edition, powered by a twin-turbo version of Audi's 2-liter TSFI stratified fuel injection engine. Speculation has the twin-turbo version putting out in the neighborhood of 300 hp, or roughly 50 hp more than the 3.2-liter V6.Earlier speculation had the RS powered by a ...