Driven: 2012 Audi TT-RS

2012 Audi TT-RS

Base price (with destination): $58,095
Price as tested: $65,325

Standard Equipment:
2.5-liter, turbocharged I-5 engine
6-speed manual transmission w/hill-hold clutch
Quattro all-wheel-drive system
19-inch 5-arm-rotor-design wheels w/summer performance tires
4-wheel vented disc brakes, 370 mm front/310 mm rear, w/gloss black calipers
Air-conditioning w/ automatic climate control
Power windows
Power door locks w/remote
Power driver's seat
Sport seats
Silk Nappa leather upholstery
Xenon headlights w/LED daytime running lights
140-watt, 9-speaker audio system
Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
Tilt & telescoping steering column
Body-color, heated power mirrors w/turn signals
Cruise control

Options on this vehicle:
Tech package - $3500
- Navigation system with real-time traffic
- Audi music interface w/iPod cable
- Bose sound system
- Adaptive headlights
- Interior LED lighting
Titanium sport exhaust package - $2700
- Sport exhaust
- 19-inch titanium rotor-design wheels
- Titanium grille
Suzuka gray metallic paint - $950
Heated front seats - $450
Rear spoiler delete - $0

Key options not on vehicle:
Carbon fiber exterior mirrors - $1900

Fuel economy:
(city/hwy)
18 / 25 mpg

Engine:
2.5L DOHC I-5 turbo
Horsepower: 360 hp @ 5500-6700 rpm
Torque: 343 lb-ft @ 1650-5400 rpm

Drive:
All-wheel

Transmission:
6-speed manual

Curb weight: 3306 lb

Wheels/tires:
19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
255/35 R19 Toyo Proxes T1 Sport tires

Competitors:
Porsche Boxster/Cayman
BMW Z4
BMW 135is
Infiniti G37 IPL

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