2012 Audi TT RS Starts at $56,850 and Goes on Sale this Summer

Audi has announced the pricing for the highly anticipated RS version of the TT, the 2012 TT RS. The 2012 TT RS is now the top TT and starts at $56,850.

The 2012 Audi TT RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder engine. It puts out 360 horsepower and 343 lb-ft. of torque. The 2.5L is mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission and Audi’s quattro all-wheel-drive system. An automatic transmission is not available. The TT RS reaches 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds.

The TT RS gets exclusive design elements to separate it from the lesser powered TT models such as a black diamond-patterned grille, large front air intakes and a fixed rear wing spoiler. Oval exhaust pipes, rear diffuser, unique 19″ rotor wheels, prominent body sills and exterior mirror housings in matte aluminum finish round out the RS-specific design elements.

The interior of the TT RS gets a 3-spoke sport multifunction steering wheel, aluminum door sills with the RS logo, and RS-specific interior door handles. The interior also gets aluminum accents, heated leather seats and available LED lighting.

The 2012 Audi TT RS goes on sale this summer.

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