Silverstone Fleet Management

AUDI TT COUPE

50 TFSI 320 Quattro TTS 2dr S Tronic [C+S]

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Does Audi's TT sportscar still cut the mustard? June Neary decides.

Will It Suit Me?

The original first generation Audi TT was always a stunning thing to be seen in. To many, this car was an aspirational bauble of aluminium detailing, casually oozing post-millennium European cool. When first I saw pictures of its third generation replacement though, I can honestly say that I wasn't all that impressed. Yes, the new car looked eye-catching but the shape was all rather familiar. It appeared that the stylists had played it safe. It wasn't until I had the chance to experience the car from behind the wheel that I really appreciated just how hard Audi's engineers had worked to develop this highly advanced coupe, making this MK3 TT an even more involving car to drive. Getting reacquainted with it recently brought all the same feelings flooding back.

Practicalities

Apart from all the technical gizmos (with optional adaptive damping, you can press a button on the gearlever and the ride firms up or softens in milliseconds), the amount of room inside the cabin has been increased in third generation guise. It's now quite possible to include two small children and a better half on an outing in the TT Coupe, something which would have been virtually impossible before without complaints. There's just enough room for the kids in the rear seats without too many complaints but forget trying to accommodate an adult - it's still very much designed as a 2+2 after all. What's more, headroom in the back could still be generously described as tight. Luggage capacity is decent too with 305-litres of space available with rear seats in position and 712-litres with them down. External access is via the sizable boot hatch. OK, it's not the most practical car for the family, that's not what this coupe is designed to be, but it's better at accommodating a family's needs than the previous generation model.

Behind the Wheel

One certainly feels special sitting behind the wheel of a TT Coupe. The cabin has high standards to live up to. Even today, the first generation TT's cabin feels anything but old, with a fascia that still feels smart, while the much-copied aluminium finishes and buttress bars remain slick pieces of detailing. This MK3 car reprises its predecessor's look and feel. Pure, clean lines dominate and seen from above, the instrument panel resembles the wing of an aircraft; the round air vents - a classic TT feature - are reminiscent of jet engines with their turbine-like design. The vents also contain all the controls for the air conditioning system, including seat heating where applicable, temperature, direction, air distribution and air flow strength; as an option they can also house small digital displays which show the chosen setting. Much of the body is made from aluminium and this modern TT's light weight is a key component in enhancing the model's highly impressive handling abilities. It's partly due to the car's light weight that performance is so strong across the model range. There's a 180PS 1.8-litre petrol unit at the foot of the range and volume models offer a choice between 2.0 TDI diesel and 2.0 TFSI petrol power, the latter unit available in either 230 or 310PS outputs. The flagship model is the 400PS 2.5-litre five cylinder TT RS model, which only comes with S tronic auto transmission and can get to 62mph in 4.7s.

Value For Money

Prices for mainstream 2.0-litre petrol and diesel models sit in the £28,000 to £37,000 bracket and all versions of the TT Coupe come with the MMI radio and the electromechanical parking brake. Alongside the S sports seat with various leather and trim variants, options include the advanced key for push-button starting, hill hold assist, high-beam assist, the LED interior lighting package, front seat heating and the storage and luggage compartment package. The connectivity package features the touchpad-based MMI touch system. At the top of the modular range is the 'MMI Navigation plus' set-up with its flash memory, two card readers, DVD drive, Bluetooth interface and voice control system. The 230PS petrol and 184PS diesel models get 17-inch alloys as standard, while 18s and 19s are available at extra cost. Quattro models can be optioned with 20-inch wheels. The S line specification gets its own look for the bumpers, air intakes, grille, sills and rear diffuser, plus larger wheels and the no-cost option of 10mm lower sports suspension. Open-top Roadster versions start at around £30,000.

Could I Live With One?

With decent space, impressive driver involvement and strong safety, Audi's third generation TT remains one desirable sports coupe. Would I like one? Yes please, as long as I can have a practical family car too.

Key Information

Transmission Type
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Fuel Type
Fuel TypePetrol
Emissions
Emissions189.00g/km
Top Speed
Top Speed155mph

Full Details

Standard Equipment

Driver Convenience

  • Audi drive select with 4 Pre configured modes
  • Audi smartphone interface
  • Audi Virtual Cockpit with sport gauge
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • MMI touch panel
  • Mobile phone preparation with bluetooth interface
  • Progressive power assisted steering
  • Service interval indicator
  • Start/Stop system with energy recuperation
  • TP memo

Entertainment

  • AM/FM radio
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • DAB Digital radio
  • MMI Radio with CD player and SD/XC card slot

Exterior Features

  • Aluminium door mirror housings
  • Audi Beam uses LEDs to project the Audi Sport logo
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Auto headlight range control
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Dark privacy glass from B-pillar backwards
  • Door sill trims with aluminium inlay and TTS logo
  • Electric folding door mirrors
  • Electric front windows
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors with integrated LED side indicators
  • Green tinted heat insulating glass
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights with LED rear lights + dynamic rear indicators
  • Light and rain sensors
  • Platinum grey front grille
  • Platinum grey rear diffuser
  • Retractable rear spoiler
  • S body styling
  • Sunband for windscreen

Interior Features

  • 12V socket
  • 3 spoke flat bottomed contour leather multi-function TTS sport steering wheel and TTS badging
  • 4 way electric lumbar support for driver and front passenger
  • Black headlining
  • Deluxe auto air conditioning with integrated digital display
  • Front centre armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Height adjustable driver's seat
  • Height adjustable front head restraints
  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • ISOFIX child seat mounting for front passenger seat with airbag deactivation
  • Rear head restraints
  • Rear top tether child seat ISOFIX attachment
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Stainless steel pedals
  • Tool kit

Packs

  • Leather pack - TTS
  • LED interior light pack - TT/TT RS
  • Non smoking pack - TT/TT RS
  • Technology pack - TT with MMI Navigation

Safety

  • 3 point front seat belts
  • ABS
  • ASR traction control
  • Brake energy regeneration
  • Curtain airbags
  • Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation
  • EDL traction control
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • ESP
  • First aid kit
  • Front side airbags
  • Head airbags
  • Hill hold assist
  • Seatbelt warning
  • Tyre pressure warning
  • Warning triangle

Security

  • Anti theft alarm
  • Anti theft wheel bolts
  • Immobiliser
  • Keyless Go
  • Remote central locking

Technical

  • Audi magnetic ride
  • TTS suspension

Trim

  • Matt brushed aluminium inlays

Wheels

  • Tyre repair kit

Technical Data

Emissions - ICE

  • CO2 (g/km)
    189
  • HC+NOx
    Not Available
  • Particles
    Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions
    EURO 6
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb
    189
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEH
    190
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEL
    189

Engine and Drive Train

  • Camshaft
    DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor
    Yes
  • CC
    1984
  • Cylinder Layout
    IN-LINE
  • Cylinders
    4
  • Cylinders - Bore (mm)
    82.5
  • Cylinders - Stroke (mm)
    92.8
  • Engine Code
    FVPS4Y
  • Engine Layout
    FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery
    TURBO DIRECT INJECTION
  • Gears
    7 SPEED
  • Number of Valves
    16
  • Transmission
    SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
    No
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb
    8.3
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - TEH
    8.4
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - TEL
    8.3
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb
    34
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - TEH
    33.6
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - TEL
    34

General

  • Alternative Fuel Qualifying
    No
  • Badge Engine CC
    2.0
  • Badge Power
    320
  • Based On ID
    Not Available
  • Coin Description
    TFSI 320 Quattro
  • Coin Series
    TTS [C+S]
  • Generation Mark
    3
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07
    42E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years
    12
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years
    3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09
    4
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Safety Assist %
    Not Available
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern?
    No
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months
    24
  • Service Interval Mileage
    19000
  • Special Edition
    No
  • Special Order
    No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage
    60000
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years
    3
  • Vehicle Homologation Class
    M1

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs)
    4.5
  • Engine Power - BHP
    320
  • Engine Power - KW
    235
  • Engine Power - RPM
    5600
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT
    295
  • Engine Torque - MKG
    40.8
  • Engine Torque - NM
    400
  • Engine Torque - RPM
    2000
  • Top Speed
    155

Test Cycles

  • Emissions Test Cycle
    WLTP
  • RDE Certification Level
    RDE 2

Tyres

  • Alloys?
    Yes
  • Space Saver?
    No
  • Tyre Size Front
    245/35 R19
  • Tyre Size Rear
    245/35 R19
  • Tyre Size Spare
    TYRE REPAIR KIT
  • Wheel Style
    5 ARM FACET
  • Wheel Type
    19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

  • Height
    Not Available
  • Height (including roof rails)
    1343
  • Length
    4199
  • Wheelbase
    2505
  • Width (including mirrors)
    1966

Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
    55
  • Gross Vehicle Weight
    1815
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)
    712
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)
    305
  • Max. Loading Weight
    395
  • Minimum Kerbweight
    1420
  • No. of Seats
    4
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb
    11
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Customer Reviews

   
Stephen Johnson

Stephen Johnson

"Highly recommended! Tom was extremely helpful through the entire process, giving clear guidance and taking me through all options and Michelle was on hand to answer any other queries I had. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Car was delivered on time despite my need for a very quick turnaround!"

"2 weeks ago"

Scott Wall

Scott Wall

"As a business associate of Silverstone Fleet Management my colleague Shaun and I enjoy working with all the team. We always find Tom, Scott and their colleagues very positive to work with, they are communicative, professional and always take pride in all they do. They actively value their customers and their personable approach is a huge enabler for this. I would highly recommend Silverstone Fleet Management as a business to work with for guaranteed great service all round."

"3 weeks ago"

Olivia Creemer

Olivia Creemer

"Brilliant! Superb service from both Tom and Michelle at Silverstone - both were incredibly helpful and efficient, always responding to emails and phone calls and so friendly and easy to talk to. Tom did an outstanding job sourcing a car for me within budget and within the timeframe that was needed, and was always on hand to answer my questions and queries. I would highly recommend Silverstone to anyone looking to lease a car, the service far exceeded the experience I had when shopping around with other suppliers. Big thumbs up and massive thank you! :)"

"2 months ago"

Oliver Blayney

Oliver Blayney

"We were really impressed with the service provided from Silverstone Fleet Management. The team were responsive, committed and friendly and ultimately provided the best price for the deal we were enquiring about. I would recommend them to anyone looking to lease a new car, you'll be well looked after! :)"

"a month ago"

Ollie Emery

Ollie Emery

"Ryan was the most helpful person I’ve ever dealt with. He was very informative and gave me updates on my vehicle all throughout! If I’m going to anyone for cars, it’s Ryan! Great experience."

"a month ago"

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