Audi will benefit 2014 Geneva Motor Show exposure with the new generation TT, set to go on stage during the swiss even. The third generation was anticipated by Allroad Shootinge Brake Concept, unveiled this January, during Detroit Motor Show. The new generation TT will benefit from the concept design, adopting its headlights and bonnet. The first teasers confirms these informations and reveals the coupe silhouette of the car.
Based on the MQB platform, developed by parent company Volkswagen, and also used for other succesful models like Skoda Octavia, Audi A3 and Volkswagen Golf, the new TT will retain its dimmensions, but improving the wheelbase. The general lines feature aggresive roofline and some LED taillights.
Under the hood a range of TFSI engines will be used, along with a 2.0 TDI engine, most likely the 184 hp version of the diesel. The petrolheads will be satisfied with the introduction of a 1.8 liter TFSI engine, delivering at least 180 hp. This will be the entry-level version.
The interior was already anticipated during this year CES show in January and it is described as being revolutionary. It features 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a flat-bottomed steering wheel and aluminum trim. Other highlights include a slender dashboard, a revised center console and circular air vents with an integrated climate control knob. The model will also feature the second generation MMI multimedia system with a new configuration for its knobs.
More information and a complete photo gallery will be unveiled on March 3rd, one day ahead of Geneva Motor Show, during Volkswagen Group Night Event.