Mark 2 TT USA Model Summary
2L - 4 cylinder coupe. 200 HP from 5100 to 6000 rpm and 207 ft-lb from 1800-5000 rpm. FWD only with an S-tronic dual clutch automatic transmission. 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds. ¼ mile in 14.8 seconds, 225/50/17 tires standard, 23/31mpg, dual tail pipes on left, $34.8K base price.
3.2L - 6 cylinder coupe and roadster. 250 HP at 6100 rpm and 236 ft-lb from 2500 to 3000 rpm. Quattro only with a 6 speed manual tranny standard and S-tronic optional. Larger brakes than the 2L with ventilated rear, 0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds for the S-tronic and 5.5 seconds for the manual. ¼ mile14.1 seconds for S-tronic and 14.3 for manual, 245/45/17 tires standard, 18/24 mpg S-tronic and 17/24 manual, split tail pipes, power seats, heated seats, $41.5K base price. The 3.2 engine added about 150 pounds on the nose of the car for DSG, giving it more understeer than the 2.0. The manual tranny reduced that added weight by about 35 pounds.
2L roadster notes - 0-60 in 6.3 seconds, ¼ mile in 14.9 seconds, 22/29 mpg, manual top on some trims, base price $36.8K.
3.2L roadster notes - 0-60 in 5.6 seconds for the S-tronic and 5.8 for the manual, mpg identical to coupe, power top standard, $44.5K base price
Standard equipment - 140W stereo, retractable spoiler
Options - mag ride, DVD-based nav, 18” rims, Bose 255W stereo, Xenon lights, iPOD interface, parking system, CD changer, Bluetooth telephone, homelink, run flats, heated seats, power seats. S-line option includes interior and exterior trim plus 19” rims. For roadsters - trunk load-through, baseball seats, power top.
No Mk 2 came with a compact spare or jack. You were provided with an air pump and “goo”.
2L - Quattro optional, Quattro coupe 0-60 in 5.9 seconds, ¼ mile in 14.7 seconds coupe and 15 seconds roadster. Quattro coupe and roadster mpg 21/29, Quattro roadster 0-60 in 6.2 seconds, roadster FWD mpg increases to 22/30
3.2L S-tronic mpg increases to 17/25. Xenon lights, homelink, Bluetooth standard.
Standard equipment - sport mode added to ESP
Option changes - black baseball seats for coupes
TTS introduced - 2L engine, 265 HP at 6000 rpm, 258 ft-lb at 2500 to 5000 rpm, more pronounced turbo lag than the base TT 2L engine, lower compression ratio of 9.8:1, DSG with Quattro, mag ride, 245/40/18 tires standard, xenon headlights with LED running lights, power seats, suspension lowered 10mm compared to base TT, 0-60 of 4.9 seconds for the coupe and 5.1 for the roadster, ¼ mile of 13.5 seconds coupe and 13.7 seconds roadster, mpg of 21/29 for coupe and roadster, 2 tone nappa leather seats, split quad tailpipes, same brakes as the 3.2L with painted calipers.
2L - Quattro only, 18” rims standard. Power top standard on all roadsters.
TTS - no significant changes
Bluetooth standard on all models. Nav option has real-time traffic. Homelink standard on all models.
New options - auto-dimming mirror, rain sensor wipers.
2L - Significantly improved engine that Audi specs at 211 HP from 4300 to 6000 rpm and 258 ft-lb between 1600 to 4200 rpm (APR test data show 220 HP and 275 ft-lb over a significant portion of that range http://www.goapr.com/products/ecu_up...ivl_trans.html), 0-60 in 5.3 seconds for the coupe and 5.6 seconds for the roadster, ¼ mile in 14.1 seconds for the coupe and 14.3 seconds for the roadster, fascia re-designed, xenon headlights standard, power seats standard, LED running lights standard, split dual tail pipes, rain sensor wipers standard, auto-dimming mirror standard, mpg 22/31. Note that the acceleration performance numbers are identical to the departed 3.2L model but with better handling since this model is about 150 pounds lighter on the nose than the 3.2. Of the base TT models, the 2011+ are the best bang for the buck costing $6K less than the 3.2 but with more standard features and much better MPG.
TTS - fascia re-designed, 19” rims standard, sport button modifies steering boost and exhaust sound, auto-dimming mirror standard, rain sensor wipers standard.
2L - no significant changes
TTS - sport mode also adjusts throttle response
TTRS introduced - The ultimate Mk 2 TT experience. According to Car and Driver Lightning Lap (http://www.caranddriver.com/features...o-2013-page-10) the TTRS is comparable on a track to the V8 R8, and faster that the Cayman S, Carrera S, and 911 Turbo. In addition to its speed, it is still tame enough to use as a daily driver. With a base price of only $56,850 , it is one of the best bang-for-the-buck sports cars ever.
2.5L 5 cylinder engine mated to a manual 6 speed tranny, 360 HP from 5500 to 6700 rpm and 343 Ft-Lb of torque from 1650 to 5400 rpm giving 0-60 in 4.1 seconds. Mag ride standard, sport mode that changes throttle response and exhaust, unique front fascia and body trim, 19” rims, painted calipers, xenon headlights and LED running lights, fixed spoiler, driver information system with lap timer, mpg 18/25. The larger front brakes than the TTS have been trouble-prone for some owners.
TTRS options - retractable spoiler, heated seats, sport exhaust., adaptive headlights
2L - Black baseball option no longer offered on coupe, S-line competition package option added which includes a competition suspension that lowers the car 10mm,
TTS - black and brown baseball seats offered on coupes and roadsters
TTRS - no significant changes
Options: Voice control system added
2L - Different trim lines eliminated, Bose stereo standard, S-line exterior standard, 12 way power seats replace the 10 way, enhanced leather package standard, S-line Competition package option includes gray painted brake calipers, fixed rear spoiler option.
TTS - Different trim lines eliminated, Bose stereo standard, adaptive headlights standard, 12 way power seats replace the 10 way, heated seats standard, enhanced leather package standard, Black Optic option offered, fixed rear spoiler option.
TTRS - dropped
The 2015 TT and TTS were actually produced in late 2013 and delivered to dealers early 2014 and were equipped with special packages. This was a stop-gap measure by Audi USA to avoid a “dead year” between the Mk 2 and Mk 3 model years in the US similar to the missing 2007 MY between the Mk 1 and Mk 2.
2L - new optional S-line Plus carbon package that includes a leather covered roll bar on the roadster, heated seats standard, .
TTS - new optional Competition package (cosmetic except for fixed spoiler) limited to 500 and comes with a numbered badge.