Audi’s desirable new TT roadster will be a fair bit cheaper than expected when it goes on sale (not until March next year, unfortunately). The drop-top starts at £26,875 for the 2.0-litre model, rising to
£31,535 for the 3.2-litre, balls-out Quattro. Not bad Audi, not bad at all.
This official picture (you can see the others after the click) has just been released ahead of the topless TT’s unveiling at the LA motor show at the end of November. Looks damn pretty.
The new roadster’s roof is now fully automatic – the original TT roadster had an electrically assisted hood but you had to unlatch the roof yourself. The interior (see photo below) remains virtually unchanged from the
coupe version, except for optional tan-coloured stitching on the
As well as improving the
roof, Audi claims to have improved the roadster’s rigidity, which means it
should drive as well as its nimble coupe brother.