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2009 Audi TT RS officially unveiled

The Audi TT range has gained a new flagship with the brand officially unveiling its new TT RS Coupe and Cabriolet, both set to make their first public debut at the Geneva motor show.
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Both variants are powered by a direct-injection 2.5-litre turbocharged inline five-cylinder engine which produces over 220kw of power and 450Nm.

The performance figures are quite vague; with Audi boasting its new TT RS takes “nowhere near five seconds to reach 100km/h” which one would assume means the mid-to-high four-second region with a top speed of 250km/h.

2009 Audi TT RS officially unveiled

Power is sent to the ground through Audi’s quattro permanent all-wheel drive system, with a performance brake package added to keep a tight rein on the power.

Coupled with its lightweight and largely aluminium body constructed as per the Audi Space Frame principle, the Audi TT RS promises to be a genuinely exhilarating driving machine.

2009 Audi TT RS officially unveiled

Additional specifications will be revealed after the Audi Press Conference at the Geneva Auto Show on March 3.