Currently reading: New Audi TT now on sale for £29,770
Pricing and specifications announced for third generation Audi sports car, which goes on sale today ahead of first deliveries in December

The third-generation Audi TT coupé is now on sale in the UK, with prices starting from £29,770.

First deliveries of the new TT are expected in December. Two trim levels, Sport and S line, are offered alongside two engines – a 2.0-litre four cylinder TFSI with 227bhp and 273lb ft of torque, and a 2.0-litre TDI 'ultra' with 181bhp and 280lb ft.

The 2.0-litre TFSI is available in both front and quattro all-wheel-drive forms, and fitted with either a six-speed manual or six-speed S Tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. In front-wheel drive form, the new TT can sprint from 0-62mph in 6.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 155mph. It also returns 47.9mpg and emits 137g/km of CO2.

The 2.0-litre TDI ultra diesel, meanwhile, is only available in front-wheel drive form. It's claimed capable of 0-62mph in 7.1 seconds and has a top speed of 150mph. Lower CO2 emissions of 110g/km should tempt buyers, as will claimed fuel economy figures of 67.3mpg.

Both Sport and S line versions of the new TT come with Audi's new all-digital dashboard – which negates the traditional separate infotainment screen. They also benefit from Audi's drive select system, keyless go, Alcantara leather trim, sports seats and manual air conditioning.

S line cars are upgraded further with larger 19-inch alloy wheels – the standard car rides on 18-inch wheels – LED lights, and stiffer sports suspension. 

Options packages unlock a suite of Audi connected services including social media integration and Google street view for the navigation system. A Bang & Olufsen stereo can also be specified.

Prices for the new TT start at £29,770 for the 2.0-litre TDI ultra Sport with a 6-speed manual transmission, with the petrol option starting from £29,860. The most expensive model in the launch range, the 2.0-litre TFSI quattro S line, costs £35,335.

Audi has also confirmed that another petrol version, the 306bhp TTS, will be added to the range in October 2014. Deliveries of the TTS will start later, in March 2015.

See Autocar's exclusive pictures of the new Audi TT.

Get the latest car news, reviews and galleries from Autocar direct to your inbox every week. Enter your email address below:

Join the debate

Add a comment…
benanderson89 21 August 2014

Oh dear

Starting price a whopping £5000 higher than the outgoing TT? Whatever Audi is smoking, I don't want any if they have ideas like that.
voyager12 9 August 2014

This is what I mean...
voyager12 9 August 2014

What about...

a shooting brake version, Audi? It would make for the perfect combination of sporty styling and practicality. Then reserve the name Quattro for the most powerful 4WD version avec five-cilinder of course. Btw, IMO this is the nicest-looking TT so far.