The future Audi TT fourth generation will have a silhouette of a four-door coupe.
In 2022, the fourth generation of the Audi TT will take over from the current model launched in 2014 and restyled in 2018. Change of plans : finished the silhouettes of the coupe and roadster, up to a four-door version !
This year, Audi has celebrated the 20 years of its coupe TT, a car iconic is now a fixture in the range. On this occasion, the third generation of the TT is a blink of an eye supported in the first version, which reinforces the image of this model in which the future could take an unexpected turn.
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In fact, according to our colleagues English of the website autoexpress.co.in the uk, the fourth generation of the Audi TT – expected in 2022 – should be provided only in the form of a four-door coupe. The style of this future Audi TT “berlinisé” it has just be validated by the management of the brand.
In the end, the TT of the fourth generation will be more long about 30 cm, with 12 cm at the level of the wheelbase. And for that the proportions remain pleasing to the eye, it will be wider than 6 cm.
This figure is not surprising in itself, remember the study style Audi TT Sportback concept unveiled at the World Auto in Paris, in 2014. What is more, it is the abandoning pure and simple of the body coupe and roadster, both of which are present in the catalogue since, respectively, September 1998 and August 1999.
To see. Our slideshow of the concepts of Audi TT
What about the TT SUV ? The Audi TT Offroad concept (left) and the Audi TT Sportback concept (right), both of which were presented in 2014.
Depending on the brand, this new strategy would be justified by a lower demand. But let’s not forget the consequences of the “dieselgate ” which will reduce the number of projects in development to keep only the most profitable … hence the SUV. Also, Audi had also planned to use the TT as an SUV, as evidenced by the prototype Audi offroad concept, unveiled at the salon of Beijing, in 2014. It remains on track to cross the cape of industrialization. Will be called-t-he Audi Q4 or Audi Q3 Sportback ? Patience…
The coupe’s traditional gains a pair of doors Audi TT, A5 Sportback and A7 Sportback, the range Audi will not fail to cut off 4 doors.
To return to the coupe and the roadster, this segment of the market no longer has the sale by stern. In fact, today, models that persist are all the object of an association between manufacturers.
The new BMW Z4 shares its foundations with the future Toyota Supra and the Mazda MX-5 has twin structural the Fiat 124 Spider and Abarth 124 Spider. To compensate for lower sales volumes, the only viable solution is sharing of the costs of development and industrialization.
In the case of the Audi TT, considering the harm its translation into another brand of the Volkswagen group… and even less of an association outside the group.
Times have changed and, today, it is the four-door coupe that is popular. The Mercedes CLA, the second generation will arrive on the market shortly, it will be in the legs of a brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe and, of course, the future Audi TT 4.