A performance model of the Audi TT sports car, the TTS was rolled out during the 2009 model year as a competitor to vehicles like the Porsche Boxster and the BMW Z4 roadster. Featuring cutting-edge styling as a coupe or roadster, the 2009 Audi TTS presented a number of unique exterior upgrades over the standard TT. The 2009 Audi TTS is identifiable by enlarged front air intakes, HID headlights, extended side sills and 18-inch alloy wheels (standard TTS wheels were upgraded to 19 inches in the 2011 model year).
Inside, the Audi TTS features a blend of Nappa leather and Alcantara materials with aluminum accent trim panels. Lowered by 0.4 inches compared to the TT, the Audi TTS rides on a suspensions system using Audi Magnetic Ride The driver grips a multi-function steering wheel providing control of the Audi TTS’ convenience equipment. A turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivering 265 horsepower and 258 pound powered the 2009 Audi TTS-feet of torque. The engine is paired with an S Tronic six-speed dual-clutch transmission and Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive.
In coupe form, the Audi TTS can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 4.9 seconds (the convertible TTS is 0.2 seconds slower. Top speed of the Audi TTS is limited at 155 miles per hour. From the 2009 Model year introduction to the 2014 model year, few changes were made to the Audi TTS. Along with the conventional Audi TT, the TTS will receive a massive re-engineering for 2015 including a new exterior and greater performance.