Audi TT RS Coupe Owner’s Guide

Speed – oh yeah. Adrenaline rush – you bet. Power a plenty – naturally. Sure, the Audi TT RS Coupe model only gets 22 miles per gallon, but people don’t buy this car for fuel efficiency. They buy the TT RS Coupe because they want a high performance sports car with a proven pedigree.

Want to know what it’s like to drive an Audi TT RS Coupe in Austin? Then keep reading.

The Audi TT RS Coupe Model Essentials

Both classic and modern in design, the Audi TT RS model has a race car heritage that it likes to show off. This is a truly beautiful coupe that isn’t all looks. The TT RS Coupe recently got an update to add more power and performance than ever before. Luckily for us the new model is being offered stateside.

Performance

The RS tuning paired with a five-cylinder 2.5-liter TFSI® engine makes the Audi TT RS Coupe a speed demon with or without the Dynamic plus package. It’s an aluminum engine that’s uniquely designed to have a 1-2-4-5-3 ignition sequence. The result – less friction, more power and it purrs like a lion.

Top performance specs for the new Audi TT RS Coupe include:

  • Up to 400 horsepower
  • 0-to-60 in 3.6 seconds
  • Up to 354 lb-ft torque
  • Up to 22 MPG combined
  • Top track speed of 155 MPH (up to 174 MPH)
  • RS-tuned Quattro® all-wheel drive
  • Seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission
  • Electromechanical speed sensitive power steering with progressive steering
  • 20-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system
  • Audi magnetic ride suspension in the front and rear
  • Parking system plus
  • Audi drive select
  • Audi side assist available
  • Carbon ceramic front brakes (Dynamic plus package)

Audi TT RS Coupe Pricing

The TT RS Coupe only comes in one trim that starts at $64,900. The base model has a lot of offer, but there are a few packages that can be added on and will bump up the price.

Tech Features

One thing that will immediately stand out about the Audi TT RS Coupe is all the high tech features that allow for customization on many levels. From the customized view on the virtual cockpit system to the ambient LED lighting you can make every excursion unique. It takes technological convenience to the next level.

Other noteworthy tech features for the new Audi TT RS Coupe include:

  • Audi virtual cockpit with three modes
  • MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology
  • Audi sound system with 9-speaker MP3 playback
  • USB port
  • BLUETOOTH wireless technology
  • Rearview camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • 12-way heated power front seats with 4-way lumbar support
  • Audi connect®
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Audi smartphone interface

Common Audi TT RS Coupe Maintenance in Austin

Maintenance is the golden rule when you drive a high powered machine like the Audi TT RS Coupe. It starts at 5,000 miles and continues for the rest of the engine’s life.

Audi TT RS Coupe maintenance measures include:

  • Visual and safety inspections
  • Checks for fluid leaks
  • Oil and oil filter changes
  • Air filter changes
  • Tire rotation

The manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule is the minimum for TT RS Coupe upkeep. If you want to take things up a notch in the performance department German Auto Center can help. Our techs can create a custom maintenance schedule that’s based on how you drive and your personal preferences.

Audi TT RS Coupe Repair in Austin

Pushing your Audi TT RS Coupe to the limit is too enticing to resist, but it could mean needing a few repairs along the way. Since we only have a few models available in the U.S. there haven’t been many repair reports. Some possible repair needs for the Audi TT RS Coupe include:

  • Oil pressure issues
  • Throttle sensor replacement
  • Transmission mount replacement
  • Clutch issues

Don’t trust just any mechanic with your Audi TT RS Coupe service in Austin. Come to German Auto Center where we have decades of experience working on all Audi makes and models. Call us today to talk with a tech or set up a time to come by the shop to discuss your TT RS Coupe maintenance, repair and performance upgrade needs.