Winter time is always the right time for car testings, and that’s exactly what are Audi engineers doing with 2020 Audi TT Roadster. If you remember, the tests for coupe versions started last year. The ongoing version of TT which aired in 2016, is in its third generation, so these test mules are representing a mid-cycle refresh.
2020 Audi TT Roadster Price & Release date
The upcoming, face-lifted, version of this roadster is expected in showrooms in the early months of 2019. The model will be sold as 2020 model year. The price remains unknown this early in starting testing phase. The previous installment was priced at $45,000 for a standard coupe version of TT. The Roadster, the drop-top version, goes for $48,500, which is a good start. A performance iteration, TTS coupe is priced at $54,000. All in all, the TT is reasonably priced, especially compared to its competitors.
Speaking of them, small Audi roadster will go against the likes of Porsche Cayman, Porsche Boxster, BMW Z4, Lexus RC 350, Infiniti Q60, BMW 4-Series, and Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster.
2020 TT Roadster Changes
The new 2020 Audi TT Roadster will undergo changes, but they will be somewhat subtle. The fascia will be different on both ends, with different wheels offered, and new headlights you can say that Audi won’t radically update this vehicle.
On the inside, new TT roadster will have a new infotainment system, but we are not sure how thorough will the rest of the changes be. You can expect new Audi technologies to be integrated, especially those for driving assistance.
Engine Options | 2020 Audi TT Roadster
Under the bonnet, the things should remain the same. The current version of TT offers three powertrains. A 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 powers the base version, and it’s capable of 220hp. More powerful TTS version has 292 horsepower with same unit working under the hood. At the top of TT range, there is TT RS that has a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-5 which has impressive 400 horsepower.
2020 Audi TT Roadster will be an exquisite ride for those that want top-notch performance and high comfort. The top tier RS version will be able to satisfy even the hardcore speed lovers despite it being built on the same platform that underpins Volkswagen Golf.