Car Tech Video: 2009 Audi TT S
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

Car Tech Video: 2009 Audi TT S

1:39 /

The new TT gets more growl. Get a first look from the 2008 Detroit auto show.

^M00:00:01 [ Music ] ^M00:00:07 >> There is it is, the heart of a new guilt-free pleasure; Audi's TT in S-trim. We love the new TT, we love all the Audi S-cars, now you get to have those two together. This is a 2-liter, turbocharged, direct injected motor; lots of Audi's favorite tricks brought together though in a very low displacement engine. Two little measly liters means almost 30 miles per gallon while still giving you north of 270 horsepower and good torque because it is turbocharged and of course they've worked the computer right so it's got some good low-end grunt, making you forget it's a 2 liter 4. You might never miss a 3.2 V6. Now for the rest of the car, this is the traditional second generation TT shape; nothing new there. The vehicle goes 0 to 60 in 5 seconds in this trim; the roadster's a little heavier and therefore a couple tenths of a second slower. In the cabin I see the Audi MMI interface looks the same though we haven't been able to fire this one up and actually use it. So I'll wait to see a real production car and see if they've updated the interface. It's getting a little long in the tooth; I'd love to see a revamp. Transmissions--this one here has one of those automatic manuals, twin clutch a DSG; also available for the purest with a 6-speed manual straight ahead clutch gearbox. There's standard Quattro rear wheel drive and electromagnetic ride control. Arriving later this year in both roadster and coupe trim, the new Audi TT S. ^M00:01:33 [ Music ] ^M00:01:37

New releases

A waterproof phone that doesn't...
3:26 July 21, 2014
The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 021: New video capture...
21:24 July 21, 2014
We're geeking out today over a new way to capture motion, a funny way to Rickroll people, and the Episode...
Play video
Canon EOS Rebel T5: Canon's entry-level...
3:00 July 21, 2014
This basic dSLR doesn't stand out from the competition.
Play video
Push fitness tracker puts focus...
1:43 July 21, 2014
Need something more serious than a Fitbit? The Push armband measures force, power, and velocity during a...
Play video
Top 5: Most powerful four-cylinder...
3:21 July 21, 2014
Brian Cooley runs down a list of the five brawniest four-cylinder engines in cars today.
Play video
Road to the Future: Airless ti...
2:19 July 21, 2014
Everything about air in tires is antiquated. The checking, refilling, and patching hasn't changed much in...
Play video
Smarter Driver: Tips for avoiding...
2:07 July 21, 2014
Brian Cooley shows you how technology can help prevent costly and damaging potholes.
Play video
The 404 1,528: Where we change...
42:46 July 21, 2014
CNET's front door wizard Iyaz Akhtar joins the show for the first time ever to talk about a cheaper Tesla,...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre