Audi TT RS race car with 380bhp on tap!

If you have the money, you can now buy a race-ready TT.

FANCY your own race car?
Well, you can now order a racing version of the Audi TT RS, as well as the R8 LMS.
The TT RS is powered by a 380hp engine developed jointly by Quattro GmbH and Technical Development of Audi AG for the SP4T class of the VLN Endurance Championship.
After a year-long testing period, the car won its class at a 24-hour race at the Nurburgring in June followed by further success in a six-hour endurance race at the top German circuit.
“In the TT RS Audi is making the next attractive customer sport race car available to interested teams,” says Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “In line with the products our customers have come to expect of us, the TT RS is another car that has been designed for a wide range of racing conditions and easy handling. The TT RS perfectly mastered the load at the 24-hour race while being able to prove its exceptionally forgiving handling characteristics at the 6-hour race in the unpredictable conditions of constantly changing weather.”
The 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo engine is designed for extremely high mileage and drives the front wheels via a sequential six-speed racing transmission. Paddle shifters allow customers to fully concentrate on the action on the race track.
Audi has developed a race car body for the TT RS that is designed for maximum safety and high aerodynamic efficiency and a sophisticated racing suspension set-up gives supreme road-holding and particularly good balance.
Audi Sport customer racing offers the ready-to-race TT RS to its customers at the price of around £155,000 (180,000 euros) net.
“For this model we also provide optimal support to our customers,” says Werner Frowein, Managing Director of quattro GmbH who is responsible for the customer activities at Audi. “They benefit from our experience with the R8 LMS and the extensive testing program we have completed with the TT RS. Customers can look forward to a reliable, easy-to-drive and affordable high-tech sports car plus the Audi service to which they have become accustomed.”