2012 Audi TT Coupe tech specs and features for Indian auto market mirror Vorsprung durch Technik ethos
The Indian auto market embraces yet another luxury vehicle, the 2012 Audi TT Coupe at a price of Rs.48,36,000 (ex showroom Maharashtra). It possesses a 2.0 liter TFSI engine offering 211 Hp and 350 Nm torque with 1600 to 4200 rpm. It will be available at all Audi dealers from June 2012 and is the epitome of elegance and style.
The sports car possesses a highly efficient and powerful engine with speed abilities from 0 to 100 km per hour in 5.6 seconds. It embodies Audi Space Frame Technology contributing to the efficiency and driving dynamics of the vehicle. Audi TT Coupe is built weighing 206 kgs, which is primarily due to its 140 kgs of lightweight aluminum and just 66 kgs of steel in its exterior.
The interior features keep with Audi’s sense of perfection where fixtures and finish is concerned. Seen in its interior are a symphony audio system, driver’s information system and automatic climate control.
An interesting feature is the fact that seats are treated with a special coating with helps in reducing thermal heating by about 20°C even if the Coupe is parked in bright sunlight.
In the words of Mr. Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India, “Dynamic design, enthralling performance and exemplary efficiency – the Audi TT Coupéis an embodiment of a sports car which perfectly characterizes the core essence of our brand DNA, ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’. The design icon already sports a fascinating and dynamic appearance and has now been revised to be even more expressive. This high performance sports coupé is targeted at individuals who are dynamic and distinct and ones who aim to seek a sense of freedom. While we focus on the sportiness, at the same time we want to offer our customers the highly efficient and dynamic 2.0 TFSI engine. I am confident that the introduction of the Audi TT will further help us consolidate our leadership position in the sports car segment.”
The company will commence sales from June 2012 and the Audi TT Coupe will be sold as a completely built unit. Early this week, Audi India increased prices on its entire range of vehicle by upto 14% due to increases in excise and customs duties in the Union Budget.