If you own an Audi and want to upgrade it, you go to ABT. The German tuning company is a leader in the world of modifying VW Group products and has unveiled a series of new upgrades for the latest Audi TT RS.
Each Audi TT RS to leave the factory features a turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine that produces an impressive 394 hp and 354 lb-ft (479 Nm) of torque, providing it with supercar-levels of straight-line performance. ABT’s first challenge was to tweak this powertrain so it delivers a touch more than stock.
Gains in horsepower and torque were achieved through a bespoke ECU that results in figures of 453 hp and 390 lb-ft (528 Nm). Those are some serious gains when you consider that no mechanical modifications are needed, so the upgrade is easily reversible.
Should customers want a more pronounced soundtrack to complement the added power and speed, ABT has designed an exhaust that ditches the two oval tailpipes and replaces them with quad tailpipes finished in black. This exhaust is made from stainless steel.
Complementing the performance modifications are two different wheel options available in matte black or gloss black in 19- and 20-inch sizes. Other visual changes include a multitude of aggressive carbon fiber parts like a distinctive diffuser, bespoke front splitter, and canards affixed to the front bumper.
All of ABT’s parts are backed by a 4-year/100,000 mile (160,000 km) warranty and TT RS owners can rest easy knowing visual changes don’t void the sports car’s warranty.