It’s been identified for a while now that the Audi TT as we all know it’s coming to an finish. Throughout its three generations, the TT has been an icon for the four-ringed model however lack of gross sales and a rising want to scrub up emissions have put an finish to its relevance. So it’s time to say goodbye to the TT as we all know it now. Nevertheless, that doesn’t imply it could’t make a comeback.
In keeping with Audi CEO Bram Schot, the present Audi TT will likely be changed by a brand new mannequin that will likely be an “emotive mannequin in the identical value vary”. That in itself is sweet information. Despite the fact that the TT will likely be gone, it is going to be changed with one thing comparable that’s supposedly going to be an emotional sports activities automobile in the identical value vary. Schot additionally stated that regardless of the automobile finally ends up being, it’s going to sport an electrical powertrain.
This isn’t the primary time we’re listening to this however it’s good to get official affirmation from Schot himself. The truth that Audi is trying to exchange conventional sports activities automobiles with all-electric ones could be very encouraging and exhibits the forwarding pondering of the model.
Moreover, Audi can be trying to exchange the R8 with an electrical automobile. When Schot introduced up the Audi R8, he requested “Do we’d like a successor with a combustion engine? Does this slot in with our imaginative and prescient?” Once more, that is one thing we’ve heard earlier than however solely simply in rumor. So listening to it come from Schot is sweet information. We additionally just lately spoke to an Audi e-tron consultant who stated that the staff at Audi desires to make an electrical R8 substitute. So it actually simply comes all the way down to getting the inexperienced mild from bean-counters.
We’re very excited to listen to that Audi will likely be making increasingly more electrical sports activities automobiles. Whereas it’s unhappy to see the Audi TT and R8 go as they’re now, we will take solace in figuring out that we’ll be getting new, “emotive” sports activities automobiles for the long run.
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