Audi part two as the TT quattro sport concept breaks cover in Geneva.[Not a valid template]
Just when we thought Audi was done with the Geneva Motor Show…
Having released images of the new Audi TTS Coupé just this morning, the boys and girls in Ingolstadt have followed this up with the new Audi TT quattro sport concept. Yes, it’s gorgeous. And yes, it’s a beast.
Utilising the latest MQB modular transverse matrix (…no idea) and Audi ‘space frame’ chassis means the quattro sport concept is both nimble and lightweight, weighing in as it does at a sprightly 1,344kg. The concept also boasts a lower centre of gravity than the TT to boot, which means twists, turns and unsighted chicanes can simply cower in terror at the Quattro model’s presumably superb handling. It maintains the new TT’s aggressive headlight design and striking bodylines, but also comes with carbon-fibre reinforced polymer front splitter, 20-inch wheels, dark diamond-pattern grill, a demon of a fixed rear wing and a Crystal White paint finish for further phwoar factor. Even the wheel arches are 30mm wider than the TT’s.
The main event though is Audi‘s 2.0-litre TFSI four-cylinder engine which kicks out – wait for it – 420hp. That in crankandpiston maths equates to a 0-100kph time of 3.7 seconds. Throw in 331.90 lb-ft of torque through the Quattro all-wheel drive system, and that’s not much left to do but get the deposit cheque ready.
The fight is properly on: who is going to win Geneva?