Although pricey, Audi gives the 2016 TT Roadster almost too many high points, delivering a fun weekend driver with the addition of open-top views coupled with a truly innovative electronics interface that will become second-nature for owners.
The third-gen Audi TT uses its Quattro all-wheel-drive system to hold the road, and its Virtual Cockpit to let you operate infotainment while keeping your eyes forward and hands on the wheel.
Audi showed off the 2015 TT at the Geneva auto show, retaining the car's sporty flavor and adding the Virtual Cockpit, a new paradigm in cabin electronics.
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The 2012 Audi TT RS could be a brilliant sports car, but the 6-year-old TT generation on which it is based means outdated cabin tech and some inferior tuning.
The latest Audi TT is the third generation of the car, an interesting blend of advanced cabin tech, controversial ergonomics and the best styling and handling the car's ever had.
With its Virtual Cockpit and data-driven cabin electronics, the sharp-handling Audi TT Roadster is also quite smart.
Audi's third-generation TT gets it right, making diesels clean and does anything scare teens behind the wheel?
Audi product manager Anthony Garbis calls the third-generation TT model "a true sports car." In convertible form, it's also a true Roadster.
The third-generation Audi TT maintains the spirit of its predecessors' design, but moves things forward with R8 looks and a unique cabin tech interface that will ripple through the Audi lineup.
Over the years the Audi TT has become one of the most recognisable sports cars on the road. Some dismissed it unfairly, but the new one should change some minds.