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Audi TT TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

Last spring at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi introduced the first diesel powered version of its TT sports car, but so far has they have given no indication that they will ever bring it to the US market. Over in Europe the TT TDI is rated at a combined 44.3 mpg (US). The TT is using the same 168 hp 2.0L TDI four cylinder VW is using in the Jetta TDI cup race cars (the US spec Jetta TDI road cars use a 140 hp variant of the same engine). The folks at Popular Mechanics got to go over to the UK and ta

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

Click either image for high-res galleries of Audi's two new TTs