Tuesday, May 5, 2015
5k: Syncro de Mayo: 2002 Audi TT Quattro
Time to switch gears and offer something for our celebration of Syncro de Mayo with an Audi badge on it -- this time from the VW group PQ34 platform. The first generation Audi TT was designed by J Mays and Freeman Thomas and features a modern take on the Bauhaus school of design. The fact that the smooth sheet metal covered a plebian VW Golf/New Beetle chassis didn't stop approximately 300,000 people from buying one from the Audi showroom between 1998 and 2006. Find this 2002 Audi TT Quattro Coupe here on eBay currently bidding for $4,050 reserve-not-met with 7 days to go, located in Farmington, MN.
This Audi TT isn't the all original one-owner example you were looking for...quite the opposite, it is a fully Fast and Furiouzed version sporting blacked out trim, blacked out taillights, and inexplicably blacked out head lights...sorta seems to defeat the purposed of a headlight.
Under the hood is the 1.8T, a 1.8 liter inline-4 cylinder engine that pushed out 225 horsepower when new, but is now been boosted up to 300 horsepower according to the seller. The TT has always been accused of being prettier than it is fast, but this one has gotten uglier and faster, so that's gotta count for something.
See another example of an all-wheel-drive hot-rod for less? firstname.lastname@example.org