Audi UK has announced the new TT RS plus coupe and roadster models will start from £48,945 to £52,265 OTR with manual or S tronic twin-clutch transmissions, which is £3,085 more than the TT RS.

Audi UK has announced the new TT-RS Plus coupe and roadster models will start from £48,945 to £52,265 OTR with manual or S tronic twin-clutch transmissions, which is £3,085 more than the TT RS.

Also compared to the standard TT-RS, the Plus model is defined by an increase of 20HP (15kW) to 360HP (265kW / 355bhp) and 15Nm (11lb-ft) more torque to 465Nm (343lb-ft) plus additional trimmings such as anthracite and matt aluminum-look exterior accents, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) mirrors, sound volume controlled exhaust with black tips, and 19-inch TT-RS wheels with red accents. Other equipment includes satellite navigation, Bluetooth phone preparation and Audi Music Interface iPod connection.

For performance and consumption the TT-RS Plus has an increased top speed from 155mph (249 km/h) to 174mph (280 km/h) while the coupe accelerates 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds with S tronic transmission (from 4.3) and has a combined fuel economy rating of 33.2 mpgs (8.5l/100km).

Order books open in early May with first UK deliveries in the summer.

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