We've written here previously about Audi's new TDI version of the TT sports car
and having sampled numerous other diesels
recently. It's a shame this one isn't being offered in the U.S. What Car? has had a chance to to drive the TT
TDI and it sounds like they really liked the 44mpg sportster. Diesel engines have a reputation for being low revving and while this one certainly won't reach the lofty heights of most gas engined sports cars it easily revs past 5,000rpm and has almost constant torque everywhere. The refined nature of the VW
2.0L diesel means that most observers will never realize what kind of fuel it consumes. This same engine in a slightly lower power tune is the one that will propel the Jetta
TDI starting this summer. Please, Audi, bring the TT TDI to the U.S. market.