2018 Audi TT RS is a sports car by the German car manufacturer Audi. 2018 Audi TT RS is the sportiest version of the Audi TT and is still above the Audi TTS installed. Audi TT RS was officially presented at the Geneva Motor Show on March 3, 2009, and will be available in the third quarter of this year. The car is both Coupe and Roadster available and developed by Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm. Unlike other RS models, the 2018 Audi TT RS is not assembled in Neckarsulm but just in Gyor in Hungary where the TT is produced.
The name of this model has long been unclear. According to tradition, he must “TT RS” but called group enjoyed Porsche has claimed that only they can use the abbreviation. Porsche has the habit of using (911 GT3 RS, RS Spyder etc.) While many other brands use the combination RS also may use it stands within the Volkswagen Group Porsche only the abbreviation RS (Renn Sport) behind its sportiest models. Another option would be named TT-R or just TTRS no space as is the case with the TTS. Eventually, Porsche gave in and gets the car yet assigned the name TT RS.
2018 Audi TT RS Engine
For the drive of 2018, Audi TT RS provides a completely new developed TFSI 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. The engine features direct fuel injection and a turbo. This allows for an output of 340 hp between 5,400 and 6,500 rpm and maximum torque of 450 Nm which is available between 1,600 and 5,300 rpm. There was at first opposed to the 2018 Audi TT RS, TTS, only a modified six-speed manual is available. This is because the S tronic double-clutch gearbox at the time the high torque of the engine could not turn on. Since late 2010, however, there is a new stronger 7-speed S tronic in the market which is also available on the TT RS. The Audi TT RS is just like any other RS models equipped with Quattro all-wheel drive. It is for the Quattro uses the standard Haldex clutch that also in the other Audi TT models and Audi TTS is applied.
The car had too much weight on the front axle, for comparison, the Audi TT 2.0 TFSI engine with less horsepower drove a lap the Nürburgring faster than the TT VR6 engine with 300 horsepower. Thereafter, Audi has been tested for a year, with the 2.3-liter VR5 engine provided with a turbocharger. This engine was used several years ago at Volkswagen in the Golf, Bora, and Passat. However, encountered problems with high temperatures in the cylinder head of the engine. It has never been the intention to equip the VR engines with the turbo. In the summer of 2008, it was announced that the car an entirely new five-cylinder inline engine would get turbocharged. In addition, Audi has a successful history with five-cylinder engines.
The engine is still quite recently, with 4 valves per cylinder and twin overhead camshafts which are driven by a chain. To achieve 340 hp engine was equipped with direct fuel injection (FSI), a turbocharger with intercooler and a number of higher quality materials. The weight of the motor is only 183 kg. To complete the picture, the red painted cylinder head which is often done by Audi engines.
2018 Audi TT RS Performance
The standard sprint from 0 to 100 km per hour makes the 2018 Audi TT RS Coupe in 4.6 seconds, the TT RS Roadster does a tenth of a second longer at 4.7 seconds. With the optional 7-speed, S tronic gearbox does Coupe same sprint in 4.3 seconds and 4.4 seconds in the Roadster. Both models are as standard normally limited to 250 per hour option to adjust this to 280 km/h.