Here is the review of 2016 Audi TT Roadster! The Audi TT has a long history as a coupe and has been in the market for the past 17 years, which is from 1998, with a convertible hitting the market the market a year later. It has been able to withhold the competition by using some of the best technologies and top notch features that have undoubtedly made it unique and a high performer.
The car has always donned in good looks, stable chassis and good engines. The new 2016 Audi TT Roadster is going to be a whole new model that’s why we cant wait for it release date to come. The car is expected to come with major modifications and will share a similar platform with the Volkswagen range.
The auto maker says that the new platform is necessary in order to bring out the costs of manufacturing its cars. It is cheaper to construct, uses lightweight materials and is modular which will definitely allow Audi manufacture superb vehicles without a hefty price tag to its customers.
It is important to note that the new 2016 Audi TT Roadster will be 2016 year model for the United States market, but will be a 2015 year model for the Germans. Keep reading the following review for the most comprehensive updates on the new 2016 Audi TT Roadster.
Exterior Design and Changes
From a distance, the new 2016 Audi TT Roadster might look similar to the previous version but a deeper look suggests the contrary. The new Roadster will come with notable differences especially in terms of the body configuration.
The Roadster will take most features from the coupe but the most obvious difference will be the retractable soft top and the small rear spoiler. The retractable soft top has become very rare to find and seems very awesome on this car.
The car’s exterior is undoubtedly appealing and classy and will definitely be a great ride for short or long distance. As mentioned above the car will come with a significant weight reduction of up to 100 lbs. than previous versions.
Aluminium has extensively been used on its hood, fenders, roof, trunk lid and doors. This development in using lightweight materials and high strength steel for the chassis have resulted in lower centre of gravity.
Interior Design of Audi TT Roadester
Inside the cabin of the new 2016 Audi TT Roadster, buyers should expect a similarity in design as the coupe. This means that users will get the usual goodies such as satellite navigation, Automatic Climate Control and Bose audio system.
Sitting conspicuously at the dashboard will be a 12.3” LCD display screen which will offer passengers an entertainment system while the driver will get easier control features. The cabin will be very spacious, comfortable and will be ergonomically designed without obfuscating driver’s control features.
The most noticeable feature in the interior of the Roadster will be the Audi virtual cockpit which will be replaced with a new digital version that will create a classier feel and look. Additionally, the driver can also buckle the instrument cluster between two unique scenes.
The first view is ‘infotainment-centric’ which works best with the satellite navigation maps while the second view is the classic one that makes use of the speedometer and rev counter. The TT Roadster will undoubtedly be the most sophisticated in the entire trim level.
Engine of 2016 Audi TT Roadster
Under the hood of the new 2016 Audi TT Roadster will be the same engine options as that of the coupe sibling. The powertrain option will include the unchanged 2L TDI engine which stems from the Golf GTD.
The above mentioned engine will be able to generate 184 hp and 280 pounds of torque and will accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 7.4 seconds. Buyers and Audi enthusiast should expect the car to come with a top speed of 146 mph.
The other engine will be a 2L TFSI which will be able to generate up to 230 hp and 273 pounds of torque. The last engine to be offered will be the 2L TFSI engine that will produce 310 hp and 280 pounds of torque.
The above powerplant will be able to clock 60 mph from standstill in only 4.9 seconds.
2016 Audi TT Roadster Release Date and Price
The new 2016 Audi TT Roadster is anticipated to hit the markets during the last quarter of this year (2015). Its cost on the other hand will be around 28,000-32,000 USD for the standard version.