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Audi e-TTron: EV crossover to replace TT - report

There's been talk for ages about the current Audi TT sports car morphing into a four-door vehicle of some sort to compete in higher-volume segments – now, it looks like that car could be a sporty EV crossover. Britain's Auto Express claims it can confirm "Audi's bosses have finally settled on a proposal for the next-generation TT", which will transform the slow-selling coupe and roadster into an all-electric compact crossover with more sporting intentions...

Volkswagen could face record fine, Justice Foster blasts ACCC and VW

Volkswagen’s German head office could be hit with an even bigger fine than the proposed $75 million penalty – already the highest of its type in Australia – for “misleading or deceptive conduct” on diesel vehicles that cheated emissions tests. However, the outcome of the hearing and the total amount of the fine may not be known for months after Justice Foster reserved his decision in the Federal Court in Sydney today...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Audi TT pricing and specs

Audi Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the refreshed TT and TT S coupe, now priced from $79,900 plus on-road costs. Compared to the outgoing range, the price of entry has risen by over $5000, but the company has offset the hike by making all-wheel drive standard and adding equipment across the range...

Audi TT to be axed, will be replaced by sporty EV

Audi has taken to its Annual General Meeting to announce it will be killing off the TT sports car after the current generation, and eventually succeeded by an 'emotive' EV. Company chairman, Bram Schot, made the announcement during the AGM, citing the streamlining of the company's investments as the main reason for the decision...

Audi's engineers want to save TT, R8

Despite internal enthusiasm for the Audi TT and Audi R8, the company's technical director admits their futures have yet to be decided. "We engineers want them and our sales colleagues want [the TT and R8], but it is a question of whether we can afford them," Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Audi's head of technical development, told Automotive News Europe last week...

2019 Audi TT RS revealed, here Q4 2019

Audi Sport has revealed the refreshed TT RS range, sporting a subtle design update and new personalisation options. Scheduled to go on sale in Europe from February 7, the TT RS coupe and roadster both benefit from minor design changes front and rear, the option of Matrix LED headlights and OLED tail-lights, along with a new optional RS design package that adds a splash of colour to the interior...

2019 Audi TT S revealed, here in Q2

The updated 2019 Audi TT S has been revealed, ahead of its Australian arrival in the second quarter of 2019. Following on from the standard range, the updated TT S coupe and convertible get new bumpers with horizontal 'blades', along with aluminium-look accents for the splitter, air inlets and trim strips as standard...

CarAdvice podcast 130: A Land Rover with missiles?

This week Mandy Turner, Curt Dupriez and Sam Purcell are broadcasting from Torquay, Victoria, on a massive CarAdvice project at the AARC. Stay tuned for more on that in the coming weeks... In car news, Audi has taken a four-door TT off the table, Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over 'serious misconduct', the Mazda CX-5 has been given a turbo engine and Apple CarPlay, and 2019 Ford Focus Active pricing and specs have been announced...

Four-door TT is off the table, Audi says

Audi has scrapped plans for a four-door derivative of its TT coupe, suggesting it would be tricky to deliver a practical 'family' car that does justice to the badge's heritage. The idea for a TT Sportback was first mooted by Audi technical chief, Ulrich Hackenberg, as part of a push to expand its model line-up...

Audi TT Sportback: Four-door coupe due in 2020 - report

Audi has reportedly given a four-door version of its TT sports car the green light, with the new model to launch within the next 24 months. Britain's Auto Express claims the 'Sportback' could be the only version of the next-generation TT available, drawing inspiration from the 2014 TT Sportback concept (pictured) shown at the Paris motor show of the same year...