2001 Audi TT Roadster Features and Specifications

Trim Levels, Colors and Available Options
Available Trim Levels: 180 hp fwd / 225 hp quattro
Available Options:
  • Premium Package:17 inch 6 spoke alloy wheels (180 fwd only), 17 inch 5-spoke forged alloy wheels (225 quattro only), 225/45 17 performance tires, Xenon high intensity discharge headlights with automatic self leveling, heated front seats
  • Audio package: Bose premium sound system with four speakers in door, two 2-way rear speakers, center speaker in dashboard, and 4 channel 175 Watt amplifier, 6-disc CD changer
  • Guidance package: Audi navigation system, Motorola hands free cellular telephone
  • TT cloth with leather seat surfaces
  • Power folding top (standard on 225 quattro)
  • Baseball optic leather
  • Available Exterior Colors: Nimbus Gray pearl effect / Brilliant Black / Amulet Red / Raven Black pearl effect / Lake Silver metallic / Desert Green pearl effect

    Technical Specs
    Engine/Engine Design
    Model: 180 fwd 225 quattro
    Type: Four cylinder inline, turbocharged, charged air intercooling
    Bore: 3.18 in. (81 mm)
    Stroke: 3.40 in. (86.4 mm)
    Displacement: 107 cu. in. (1781 cc)
    Compression Ratio: 9.5:1 9.0:1
    Horsepower (SAE Net): 180 @ 5500 RPM 225 @ 5900 RPM
    Torque: 173 ft. lbs.@ 1950-4700 RPM 207 ft. lbs. @ 2200-5500 RPM
    Cylinder block: Cast Iron
    Crankshaft: Forged Steel, 5 main bearings
    Cylinder head: Aluminum alloy
    Valve Train: DOHC, belt driven, hydraulic lifters
    Firing Order: 1-3-4-2
    Cooling System: Water-cooled, thermostatically controlled radiator fan
    Fuel/Ignition System: ME 7.5 Motronic with electronic multi-point sequential fuel injection, hot film air mass sensor, solid state direct ignition with multiple coils, dual knock sensors w/cylinder selective knock control and fully adaptive controls, electronic throttle control
    Emission System: Dual 3-way catalytic converters w/ dual oxygen sensors
    Type: Front wheel drive quattro all-wheel drive
    Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission 6-speed manual transmission
    Gear Ratios:
    Final Drive
    Type: Rack & pinion, servotronic - vehicle speed variable power assist
    Ratio: 15.6:1
    Turns (lock-to-lock): 2.8
    Turning circle (curb-to-curb): 34.2 ft. (10.45 m)
    Front: MacPherson strut (gas charged) with 3-point lower control arm, directly coupled stabilizer, negative roll radius
    Rear: Torsion-beam axle with trailing arms, stabilizer bar, separate coil spring and shock absorbers (gas charged), toe correcting axle bushings Parallelogram multi-link independent, stabilizer bar, coil spring/chock absorber (gas charged)
    Service brake: Anti-lock brake system (ABS), vacuum power assist, with asbestos-free linings, dual diagonal circuits and electronic rear brake pressure proportioning
    Front, size and type: 12.3 in. (312) - Disc 12.3 in. (312) - Ventilated disc
    Rear, size and type: 9.1 in. (242 mm) - Solid disc 10.0 in. (256 mm) - Ventilated disc
    Wheels & Tires
    Wheel size: 7j x 16, cast aluminum, five spoke design 7j x 17 inch cast aluminum, size spoke design
    Tire size: 205/55 16 summer performance radial 225/45 17 summer performance radial
    Material: Fully galvanized (both sides) steel, aluminum hood
    Corrosion protection: Multi-step anti-corrosion process
    Engine Oil: 4.8 U.S. quarts (4.5 liter)
    Fuel Tank: 14.5 U.S. gallons (55 liter) 16.3 U.S. gallons (62 liter)
    Cooling System: 7.4 U.S. quarts (7 liter)
    Exterior Dimensions
    Wheelbase: 95.4 in. (2422 mm) 95.6 in. (2429 mm)
    Front Track: 60 in. (1525 mm) 60 in. (1525 mm)
    Rear Track: 59.6 in. (1513 mm) 59.3 in. (1507 mm)
    Overall length: 159.1 in. (4041 mm)
    Overall Width: 73.1 in. (1856 mm)
    Height (unloaded): 53 in. (1346 mm)
    Ground Clearance: 4.4 in. (113 mm)
    Curb Weight: 3054 lbs. (1385 kg.) 3362 lbs. (1525 kg)
    Weight Distribution (front/rear %): 60/40
    Interior Dimensions
    Seating Capacity: 2
    Front Leg room: n/a
    Interior Volume front: n/a
    Luggage capacity: 7.8 cu. ft (220 liter) 6.4 cu. ft (180 liter)
    0-50 mph (0-80 kmh): 5.5 sec 4.8 sec.
    0-60 mph (0-100 kmh): 7.4 sec 6.7 sec
    1/4 Mile: n/a n/a
    Top estimated speed: 130 mph (203 kmh) - Electronically limited for North America
    Fuel Economy
    City: n/a n/a
    Highway: n/a n/a
    Combined: n/a n/a

    Standard Features
    Technical: • 1.8 liter turbocharged DOHC 180 hp 4-cylinder engine with direct ignition, intercooler, electronic turbo boost regulation, 5-valves per cylinder (180 fwd only)
    • 1.8 liter turbocharged DOHC 225 hp 4-cylinder engine with direct ignition, two in-line intercooler, electronic turbo boost regulation, 5-valves per cylinder (225 quattro only)
    • 5-speed manual transmission with synchronized revers gear, dual mass flywheel (180 fwd only)
    • 6-speed manual transmission with synchronized revers gear, dual mass flywheel (225 quattro only)
    • Front wheel drive (180 fwd only)
    • "quattro IV" - permanent all-wheel drive system, includes Haldex coupling (225 quattro only)
    • Antilock brake system (ABS) with electronic differential lock (EDL) and electronic rear brake pressure regulation
    • ASR (Anti-Slip Regulation) full time traction control (180 fwd only)
    • 2-sided fully galvanized body assembly with aluminum hood
    Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Steering: • 7j x 16 5-spoke cast alloy wheels with 205/55 16 summer performance radial tires (180 fwd only)
    • 7j x 17 6-spoke cast alloy wheels with 225/45 17 summer performance radial tires (225 quattro only; optional on 180 fwd)
    • 7j x17 5-spoke forged alloy wheels with 225/45 17 summer performance radial tires (optional on 225 quattro only)
    • MacPherson struts (gas charged) front suspension with 3-point forged lower control arm, negative roll radium, directly coupled stabilizer bar
    • Torsion beam rear axle with trailing arms, stabilizer bar, separate coil spring and shock absorbers (gas charged), and toe correcting axle bushings (180 fwd only)
    • Parallelogram multi-link independent rear suspension (225 quattro only)
    • Rack and pinion power steering with quick ration
    • Tilt and telescopic (manual) adjustable steering column
    Exterior: • 2.5 mph (US federal standard) integrated bumpers in body color
    • Retractable high pressure headlight washers integrated in front bumper
    • Body color outside mirrors
    • Heated windshield washer nozzles
    • Aluminum door sill trim with TT logo
    • Power glass rear windscreen
    • Two fixed roll bars with polished aluminum finish
    • Aluminum fuel filler door
    • Manually retractable cloth top with heated glass rear window
    • Power folding top (optional on 180 fwd, standard on 225 quattro)
    Exterior lighting: • Body contoured 3-way headlight assembly with ellipsoid low beam and fog lights, polycarbonate headlight lenses
    • Daytime running lights for Canada using front fog lights
    • Back-up lights integrated in both taillights
    • White side turn indicator lights in front fenders with amber shine-through bulbs
    Interior lighting: • Interior light console in headliner with fade-in & fade-out feature, time delay and automatic switch-on when key removed from ignition switch
    • Front reading lights
    • Vanity mirrors in sunvisors
    • Rear cargo area light built in the trunk lid
    Comfort and Convenience: • Automatic climate control with sun sensor, dust and pollen filter
    • Power windows with: Power retention when ignition shut-off (until door opened); One-touch up and one-touch down feature for both windows; Pinch protection (reverses window at force . 100 nm); Comfort close and open with key in driver door; Windows automatically open and close slightly when door opened and closed to assist door operation and window seal
    • Power rear deck lid release button in center console
    • Fuel filler door release button in center console
    • Electronic cruise control with coast, resume and shut-off feature
    • Electric rear window defogger with automatic shut-off feature
    • Electrically adjustable outside mirrors with defog feature
    • Power central locking system (doors, deck lid and fuel door, with selective unlocking (enables unlocking of a single door or all doors), plus: convenient open & close feature for windows; master switch located in center console
    • Center storage compartment above middle speaker
    • Storage compartment behind driver's seat including First Aid kit and CD changer when ordered
    • Storage compartment behind passenger seat (navigation system CD ROM when ordered)
    Seating: • Two sport seats with individual manual height adjustment
    • Fine Nappa leather seat upholstery
    Interior: • Fine Nappa leather seat upholstery, including door panel inserts
    • Leather shift knob and aluminum surrounding
    • Aluminum trim on center dashboard vents, shift lever knob and base, knee bolsters on center console, door release handles, radio cover, glove box cover
    • Four tie-down eyelets in rear cargo area
    • Two floor mats
    • 3-spoke leather sport steering wheel with aluminum center trim ring
    • Two aluminum cup holders in center console
    • Storage shelf under glove box
    Instrumentation and Electrical Equipment: • Backlit instrument cluster with automatic brightness control; including: Tachometer, electric speedometer, fuel gauge; temperature gauge, digital clock with date; coolant temperature gauge, oil temperature gauge, ambient temperature gauge
    • Digital odometer with trip odometer and service interval indicator
    • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system with blinking theft deterrent lights on front doors and vehicle monitoring sensors, defeat switch for interior sensor located in center console
    • Windshield wipers with 4-position intermittent control
    • Concert AM/FM stereo cassette radio with: RBDS (Radio Broadcast Display System) displays radio station call letters and other information; GALA (Graduated Audio Level Adjustment) varies volume based on vehicle speed; CD Changer operation capability
    • 120-Watt system with four speakers in doors, two 2-way rear speakers, middle speaker between seats and CD changer pre wiring
    • Driver information display with outside temperature display plus 5-function trim computer, vehicle auto check system, radio display, and pictogram for open door and deck lid
    • Pre-wiring for Motorola hands-free cellular telephone (includes microphone, antenna and transceiver bracket
    • Radio antenna on left rear fender (also used for telephone)
    Safety: • Driver and front passenger next generation airbags supplemental restraints
    • Thorax (chest) side and head airbag supplemental restraints located in front seats
    • Front 3-point safety belts with automatic pre-tensioners, height-adjustment and belt force limiters
    • Central locking with safety unlock (automatically unlocks doors and switches off fuel pump upon airbag deployment)
    • Reflectors in rear of doors
    • Head restraints for front seats
    • First Aid kit located in storage compartment behind driver's seat
    • Emergency warning triangle located in rear cargo area