2016 Audi TT and TTS Revealed in Geneva

After months of teasers and previews, Audi has finally revealed the 2016 Audi TT sports coupe at the 2014 Geneva auto show. The new TT is based on the Volkswagen Group’s MQB modular platform, features an innovative interior design, and boasts a stylish look that breaks new ground while still retaining design cues from previous TT models.

Audi is emphasizing this generation of the Audi TT as even more of a sports car than before. It certainly looks more aggressive, with a large front grille flanked by angular, swept-back headlights that lead into a strong side character line that runs the length of the profile. The rounded rear end still looks much like previous TT coupes, but with a wider stance and a more prominent lower rear fascia. The overall look closely follows the sharp Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept from this year’s Detroit auto show, and the TT’s front end design is likely to appear on other Audi models going forward.

In Europe, Audi will initially offer the TT in three flavors: a diesel TT with a 2.0-liter TDI powertrain, a standard TT with the ubiquitous 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline four-cylinder, and a performance-oriented TT with an uprated version of this same turbocharged engine. While we don’t expect to see the diesel on our shores, the 2.0T-powered TT and TTS are likely to be the first variants sold in the U.S. The standard Audi TT makes 230 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque and pairs with a standard six-speed manual and front-wheel drive. Quattro is optional, as is Audi’s S tronic dual-clutch transmission. The TTS comes standard with Quattro all-wheel drive and produces an impressive 310 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque from the same direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder. Audi says a dual-clutch-equipped, TT Quattro will get from 0 to 62 mph in 5.3 seconds, with a TTS Quattro doing the same deed in a 4.7 seconds.

We look forward to driving the new TT, as these energetic powertrains in combination with a lower overall weight should make for a more engaging driving experience. The new TT continues to use its predecessor’s space frame body, and builds on this composite construction with greater use of aluminum and high-strength steel alloys than before. A magnetic adaptive damping system is optional on the TT and standard on the TTS, and Audi is touting the TT’s optional Audi Drive Select system that can alter the suspension firmness, steering assistance, transmission shifts, and throttle response depending on which mode the driver selects. For sharper handling, the TTS has a slightly lowered suspension and special aluminum front brakes.

In addition to the 2016 Audi TT’s new look and performance enhancements, the car’s interior is completely redone and shows a new design direction that should make its way onto other Audi models in the future. The most revolutionary aspect is the absence of a central display screen. In its place is a multifunction LCD screen that’s positioned in front of the driver to replace a traditional gauge cluster.This screen displays everything from a speedometer and tachometer to navigation and audio information is controlled by an updated version of Audi’s MMI multimedia interface that has a new touchpad. Also present in the new Audi TT’s interior are cool new climate controls that are placed in the center of the air vents themselves.

The new Audi TT debuting in Geneva is still in Euro-spec form, so we don’t know which features and equipment combinations will be available when the car makes its debut in the U.S. We expect that the Audi TT will be a 2016 model when it officially arrives here sometime in 2015. In the meantime, look for more live photos of the new Audi TT once the Geneva show officially opens its doors tomorrow.

Alexander Cesarz
Leon Georges
Lebert de France
I don't like it.... same design ... always ..... bored
Pourya Roshanzamir
khodet :poop:
Tony Falica
I fell asleep looking at it
July John Hibionada
Ugly
Saiteja Varma Dandu
It was really great degine
Georges Boutros
Deja vu
Paul Harding
Looks dull!!
Washington Kasango
Wow
Phillip Owen
Just boring and unimaginative. Shame. Audi should start taking a few more risks with its cars
Amazigh Amazigh
J aime bien
Fernando Mangino Aparicio
New...????
Eddie Chen
Hot. As former owner of the first & second gen TT, I can see myself get into another one in the future. Side note, avoid the FWD model at all cost!!
James Hall
Nice very nice:-D
Tom Champion
You need my address?
Detail Xperts
There is a hint of 'classic' here. I must admit though there's not much difference. No AHA moment for me. :D `Rhyza
Lucky Khan
Whats dis TT ..means ?
Dave_in_Rio_Rancho
Nice front engine alternative to the Porsche 911. Personally I liked the first generation with the lower horse power much better. It was more in the VW Karmann Ghia mold - stealth sporty:)
Man Ribeiro
beautiful ! audi design evolution keep goes in the right direction ! the shapes and lights are amazing , the shadows and light effects , the angular and organic fusion lines are superb ! congratulations !
A Velintino Spykerman
looks good in blue
Larry Dron Sr.
What's changed? Or did they post the wrong picture. ......
Stefan Veselinovic
Evo coveka koji je jedini cistog obraza , znaci dao je 2meca , kvote 30 oba su prosla i ostao sam bez reci, nakon prolaska 01.3. mogu definitivno potvrditi sve ovo receno . https://www.facebook.com/pages/Prolaz-Siguran/1403195369941634?ref=hl
Eduardo Parlato
wow!!
Isaac Martinez
uglier than the old one LOL
Chandan Sharma
this is superb !
Jhonsons Jhon
Dream
La Hora del Recuerdo
Really nice...
Josha Dupere
nice lines. subtle refinements are understated, yet elegant. Must admit gravitating toward smaller grilles of yore.
Christodoulos Mouyias
This can't be the new #AudiTT. It has yet to be revealed. All of you be patient for its grand premiere at The 84th Geneva Motor show while it kicks off just in a couple of days, on March 6!
Josh Jenkins
Grille is too big and the front end look too tall. Needs a little menace to it. Just looks like a very angry baleen whale.
dfurchak
@automobilemag @AM_DeMatio @Audi I thought it was a fusion. Which I also like.
Jaylee0119
@automobilemag @Audi @XianYang9 TT turn
John Ceragioli
The best looking Audi yet!
Craig Stishenko
It better be fast!
Christine Davis
love it
Raj Anand
Nice clr & car ya.
Green Planet
How is this news?
Deddi OokamiMaru
new audi TT... cool...
Nidhin K Ashil
stylish...
Lynne Strow Piccolo
Ordinary but crazy color.
David Pettit
Just as EH as the last one. Can we get the first gen back please?
Kris Hopkins
Exactly! Interior - fantastic. Was hoping for more on the outside though. Minor shifts, but no real change.
Bertrand Tötz
bof,banal !!
Kamil Skawinski
Spartan.
Joe Bermingham
meet the new boss, same as the old boss
Allen Kafchinski
Why does it already look old?
K-rim Kammoun
Hey Chou Cryme la p'tite nouvelles
Rick Mente
And the change is...?
David Japaridze
sexy head lights.. what else
Robert May
Interior: very nice. Exterior: meh

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