Audi’s high-performance variant of the TT, the RS, will not be provided to U.S. clients after the 2022 mannequin 12 months. A restricted particular “Heritage Version” will probably be accessible for buy as a tribute to the mannequin’s stateside demise.
The TT RS will nonetheless be accessible in markets outdoors of the U.S., whereas clients inside America will nonetheless be capable of buy the much less potent TT and TTS fashions after the 2022 mannequin 12 months.
The Heritage Version is obtainable in 5 colours, with simply ten models accessible in every shade, for a really restricted complete of simply 50 automobiles. The 2022 Audi TT RS Herigate Version (to offer it its full title) and its colours are impressed by the unique Ur-Quattro. There’s additionally a refined “Quattro” script etched onto the rear quarter glass, accompanied by the firing order of the five-cylinder engine.
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Along with the particular paint, the automobiles include an “unique portfolio” of upholstery alternatives, together with shade mixtures that haven’t beforehand been provided to U.S. clients. Different inside updates embrace Alcantara on the steering wheel and shifter and RS emblem flooring mats.
Additional goodies provided on the Heritage Version embrace distinctive 20-inch Audi Sport “5-arm-cutter design wheels.” Whereas the wheels are a daring contact, the Heritage Version tries to offset issues by eradicating the somewhat attention-grabbing rear wing you’d usually discover on the RS, changing it with an electrical spoiler. Different exterior parts embrace OLED taillights and a sports activities exhaust with black suggestions.
Below the hood, the one distinction is a raised prime velocity limiter, up from 155 mph (249 km/h) to 174 mph (280 km/h). You’ll nonetheless discover the 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine, making 394 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automated transmission and all-wheel drive.
The TT RS Heritage Version is $81,495, a premium of $8,295 over the common TT RS, which begins at $73,200. Each costs exclude a $1,045 vacation spot cost. Gross sales of the particular version and the “common” TT RS will start at the beginning of 2022.