Its been 20 years since the original Audi TT came into existence and now the four rings have given the third-generation TT a mid-cycle facelift. Like many modern Audis, this facelift is a nip and tuck exercise with minor cosmetic changes and introduction of new standard equipment.

Visually, the TT now gets a revised three-dimensional Singleframe radiator grille flanked with larger side air inlets. The optional S Line exterior package benefits from a full-length front splitter, vertical air inlets, Titanium Black radiator grille, side sills, wider rear diffuser and vertical air inlets at the rear.

Wheel choices range from 19 to 20-inch in size. The refreshed TT also gets three new exterior paint finishes – Cosmos Blue, Pulse Orange and Turbo Blue, the latter available only on S Line equipped models.

The cabin of the updated TT remains largely the same for most variants except the base model which now carries 12.3-inch Audi Virtual Cockpit, Audi Drive Select Dynamic Handling, heated mirrors, rain and light sensors, multifunctional steering wheel, illuminated USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity.

All variants of the refreshed Audi TT now get a new seven-speed S-Tronic dual clutch transmission that replaces the old six-speed unit. The new transmission boasts close-ratio lower gears for powerful acceleration and a wide ratio seventh gear for better refinement at cruising speed. All engine variants are also equipped with a gasoline particulate filter for lowered emissions.


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Audi TT Coupe Facelift

Audi TT Roadster Facelift


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