Audi car maker with MTM German tuner has has unveiled new series Audi TT RS with 472 bhp from Wettstetten or Ingolstadt was GPS measured to be 312 km/h at test runs on the Nardo highspeed track in Italy at the beginning of September 2010. For many other tuners a hard nut to crack despite of increased efficiency.
German tuner MTM has taken their power packed MTM Audi TT RS to the Nardo circuit in Italy, as they wanted to see how fast it can go. MTM Audi TT RS can reach 312 Km/h, and the upgrades that made it all possible include a revised ECU, a new turbocharger and a also a new exhaust system.
In the Case Audi TT Rs MTM has modification of the control unit, MTM turbo charger and a complete new MTM exhaust system from turbo. The result: 472 bhp (347 kW) with 7.000 rpm/min, a 0-100 km/h time of just 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 312 km/h – driven in Nardo with Dunlop Sport Maxx tyres on 20-inch bimoto wheels.
The MTM TTRS with 472 bhp doesn’t has to fear the competition of other tuners, who are still fighting with 300 km/h and can’t reduce 0-100 km/h time under 4.0 seconds despite a plus of 30 bhp.
“It’s not decisive what we measure on the dynamometer but how many bhp you get on the road” says Roland Mayer, owner and Head of the technical Department of MTM. The right master plan has a bigger effect on driving dynamics, acceleration times and maximum speed than the search for a maximum in performance values.
Pricing for the MTM Audi TT RS with 472 bhp conversion is 14,500 Euro, and the German tuner said that right now it is working on a 500+ bhp upgrade.