Audi TT turns 20 and celebrates with special Anniversary Edition

By CARSIFU | 31 January 2019

NEW YORK: To celebrate two decades of an iconic design, Audi of America announced the 20th Anniversary Edition of the Audi TT.

With a limited number of models available in the US and globally, the TT 20th Anniversary Edition is available in coupe and roadster body styles - painted in either Aviator Gray pearl metallic, or – exclusive to the U.S. – Nimbus Gray metallic.

The TT 20th Anniversary Edition includes details inspired by the TTS Roadster concept study that premiered at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show.

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In addition to two exclusive exterior paint colours, it features a high-gloss black exterior trim elements and unique 19-inch five-spoke design gunmetal wheels.

A trumpet-style stainless steel exhaust is exclusive to the model, accompanied by OLED taillights currently only available on the TT RS and “20 Years of TT” badges adorn the front fenders, alongside matte finish Audi rings etched into the rear sills.

Inside, the S Sport seats, door armrests, steering wheel, and centre console are upholstered in Mocassin Brown Fine Nappa leather finished with bespoke yellow contrast “baseball” stitching for a nod to the original TT.

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Interior badges denoting the vehicle’s unique production number alongside a “TT 20 Years” icon to mark the vehicle’s exclusive status.

Power comes from a 228hp 2.0-litre turbocharged engine married to a standard seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission - allowing it to sprint from 0 to 100kph in 5.4 seconds, with the roadster coming in at 5.7 seconds.

The Anniversary Edition includes the new innovative technology and connectivity features seen in other 2019 Audi TT models that include standard Audi phone box with wireless charging and signal booster.

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Both Anniversary Edition models in the US come equipped with the Technology package, including Audi virtual cockpit, MMI navigation plus, Audi smartphone integration (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), Bang & Olufsen Sound System and Audi side assist.

The 20th Anniversary Edition has been priced at USD$52,900 (RM220,000) for the coupe, and USD$56,800 (RM236,000) for the roadster.