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2020 Audi TT RS price and specs: Hot coupe returns to Oz

Audi Australia has announced pricing and specification for its returning 2020 TT RS coupe ahead of a local showroom arrival in July. The refreshed coupe was revealed in February 2019, and was initially expected to make its Australian debut later that year. However, delays tied to WLTP fuel consumption testing and necessary changes to its iconic five-cylinder engine, and demand for the more popular RS 3, saw the TT RS's arrival pushed back...

Audi A1, A3 and TT recalled for transmission fault, 10,000 cars affected

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 10,373 examples of its A1, A3 and TT sports coupe due to potentially faulty seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmissions that were previously dismissed as not requiring repairs. Affected models include 2011-2016 model-year A1 small hatchback (pictured below), 2008-2016 model-year A3 mid size car (pictured above) and the 2012-2016 model-year TT sports car...

Audi to buy back 4000 cars in Australia due to faulty Takata airbags

Audi will become the second car company in Australia to buy back vehicles fitted with potentially deadly Takata airbags – and customers won't be allowed to keep their cars because Audi does not plan to develop airbag replacements for vehicles so old. Car companies have calculated that it is cheaper to buy back the vehicles rather than engineer and test replacement airbags...

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...

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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...